ICYMI Schoology 101 – Assignment Workflow & Grading

This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series Tech Tuesday 1617

How do teachers send digital assignments and then provide written, verbal or video feedback on student assignments?  In this session, learn how to assign work, edit assignments, grade and provide feedback for students’ digital work. Yesterday’s Tech Tuesday session was exciting.  As we approach the second quarter, teachers are moving more of their content and Read More …

Can I schedule posts in Schoology like I could in Edmodo?

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Setting Sail with Schoology

A popular feature from Edmodo that teachers have a hard time finding in Schoology is the scheduling option for assignments or quizzes.  This was popular for teachers who anticipated being out with a substitute and wanted activities to turn on when the period starts.  Teachers like to manage when students are exposed to information and when Read More …

Office 365’s Groups – Organizing Resources for Departments & School Activities

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series Tech Tuesday 1617

How do you keep in touch and share resources with your school club or team using Office 365? In this session, learn how to use Office 365 Groups to create a shared email thread, notebook, calendar of events/practices, storage for videos and a task manager. Keep your departments, clubs and activities up-to-date and organized with Read More …

ICYMI Tech Tuesday – Schoology Q&A

This entry is part 4 of 9 in the series Tech Tuesday 1617

How is Schoology going? What are you planning that we can get ready? In this session, bring your questions, and we will explore answers. Yesterday, we did some exploring.  There were many teachers ready to set up Schoology assignments and quizzes. Math teachers were most interested in how we can get MathType easily talk to Read More …

New Series: Setting Sail with Schoology

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Setting Sail with Schoology

After three years of using free Edmodo accounts, I am leading my school into the adoption of Schoology as our learning management system (LMS).  Setting Sail with Schoology is a new series where I will be posting about this transition and the resources I find or develop to help students and staff through this transition. Read More …

Using Text-to-Speech for World Language Immersion

This entry is part of 9 in the series Assistive Technologies in OSX

A conference session by Nick LaFave at Greenville’s Upstate Technology Conference put a seed in my brain about re-thinking and re-tooling assistive technologies to provide new bridges to learning opportunities.  I’ve written before about how many technologies there are built-in to Apple’s OSX environment that can help students with special needs.  In Nick’s session, however, Read More …

Playlist: OneNote Class Notebook Setup on a Mac

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Office 365 for Educators

While Microsoft is doing a great job of providing OneNote resources for teachers at http://onenoteforteachers.com, I find that Microsoft’s efforts are still pretty Windows/PC-centric.  In an effort to “translate” the process of creating a OneNote Class Notebook to the Mac realm, I’ve posted a new YouTube series just for Mac-wielding students and teachers. Over the past Read More …