Learners can gain access to their responses from the class time presentation. Activating student takeaways sends the presentation with their response to their Google Drive - they can then refer to the questions on their own after class.
Pear Deck is a slide presentation show that can be used to engage audiences with interactive slides. This video shows how to install the add-on within Google Slides so you can start to generate presentations with questions.
How do you want students to see your course work within Schoology? Learn the difference between the two options: materials and updates. Once you have your preference learn how to change between the two.
This tutorial takes you through how to enter grades within the PowerSchool/PowerTeacher gradebook. It will also show you how to complete a bulk fill within the gradebook. If you want to report the same grade for all students, this feature will do that for you.
Log entries are documented communication regarding the student. Maybe, the student reports an incident or the teacher wrote a note home, log entries are entered for administration and teacher purposes. These are not seen by parents.
PowerTeacher gradebook is the gradebook within PowerSchool. This tutorial will take you through the process of opening the gradebook through web access (meaning when there is no icon for the gradebook on your computer).
Students may need help logging into their CPS Google account. Students are given similar access to Google like the teachers, however, they use the Gmail feature within Google. Here is where they access their email.
Google Forms is a popular tool for teachers within Google Drive. Forms are like surveys, then the information gathered is placed in a spreadsheet for easy access to the data from the form.
Teachers use Google Forms for assessments, entrance/exit tickets, data collection, and many other options. Learn how to use Google Forms.
The spreadsheet that is created from a Google Form can be graded instantly. This can be quite the time saver in the classroom. Create a quick entrance/exit ticket, a formative/summative assessment, or many other possibilities. Take a moment to understand how Flubaroo works.
Google Classroom is a great way to distribute and collect items from your students. Google Classroom is not a full Learning Management System like Schoology, but it does have classroom management essentials for a paperless environment.
After creating a class list in PowerSchool from Notepad, you will need to "manage" your class list. This video will take you through importing the document from notepad to LanSchool - making it accessible daily.
Learn more about the My Star program that has been implemented into Cincinnati Public Schools regarding Device Safety and Digital Citizenship.
Use this video to help your students understand both Device Safety and Digital Citizenship
There are three different views that the teacher can see within their teacher console to help them view student screens. The three views: Thumbnails View, Details View, and Feed View are explained in this tutorial.
Using LanSchool, you have the ability to show the teacher screen to your students' screens. If you want to showcase to your students all at once, you can take over their computer by showing your screen to theirs. Students then lose control of their computer as you demonstrate on theirs.
Within the classroom, sometimes it is important for students to not be on certain websites - this tutorial shows you how to allow or block certain websites within your classroom. For example, if you don't want them using Wikipedia for research, you can block this domain.
Learn a bit more about the Playbook application from a teacher's viewpoint. Playbook pushes out "plays" to students based on data gathered from various applications such as PowerSchool, Dashboard, Naviance, and even more. The student has more even more personlized learning with Playbook.
Instructions to logging in to your CPS Google Apps for Education. Signing in to this account gives you access to Google Drive, Apps, and Extensions. It does not give staff a gmail account as we still use Groupwise.