ICYMI Schoology 104 – Discussion Boards

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

How do you create online, interactive conversations for your students? In this session, learn how to use the Discussions feature in Schoology to host discussions and grade student participation. Also learn about best practices for online discussions. On Tuesday we looked at some great ways to use the robust Discussions feature in Schoology Courses.  Discussions have Read More …

ICYMI Assistive Technologies and Accessibility Tools in OSX

This entry is part 1 of 9 in the series Tech Tuesday 1617

Are assistive technologies just for students with IEPs and 504s? In this session, we will explore the tools that students can use to make learning and classroom resources better fit their needs (and also some that we may eventually need later in our lives). Learn about technologies that support, physical, visual or auditory needs of Read More …

Welcome to SHS Tech Tuesdays 2016-2017

This entry is part 2 of 9 in the series Tech Tuesday 1617

What is “Tech Tuesday”?  For those of you new to or unfamiliar with Spartanburg High School and Spartanburg Freshman Academy, Tech Tuesday is one of the scheduled types of professional development I offer.  I set topics for every Tuesday, and the sessions are offered all periods, 1-7 in room 101D of the Media Center.  Come by during your planning Read More …

ICYMI Tech Tuesday – Bring Your Own Topic

This entry is part 3 of 9 in the series Tech Tuesday 1617

On the second-Tuesday of the month, I host a regular Bring-Your-Own-Topic session on my Tech Tuesday rotation.  This has always been a great space to follow-up on prior trainings and also explore the complexities we realize after we go back and apply new learning to our classrooms. This week, I took a different approach by 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 …

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 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 …