The ACAMIS Tech Conference (#acamistech) was a rousing success with its highest-ever attendance and selection of sessions devoted to learning innovation amid the unique edtech ecosystem in China. If you weren’t able to make it, see the FlipGrid below for attendees’ key takeaways (access code: maketheleap!) – and consider registering for next year’s at Concordia Shanghai!
PowerSchool’s PowerTeacher Pro gradebook is powerful and user friendly, and there are also a lot of different options when you’re using it for standards-based grading and reporting. Refer to the guide below to help you keep everything straight.
NCPA faculty and staff, you’re all invited to the grand opening of the Inno-Hub! If you’ve yet to set foot in our awesome new space, this is an opportunity to try out a variety of stations and learn how the tools on offer can give you new ways to help students meet your courses’ standards. RSVP according to the information below; seats are limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis:
Students LOVE how fun FlipGrid is. Our EAL department LOVES how FlipGrid makes it easy for students to upload quick video responses to prompts, promoting oral language production. And the IT department LOVES how FlipGrid integrates with our LMS, Canvas! You should LOVE how easy it is to set up: watch the <5 minute video below.
Sending emails home about Incompletes or Not Yets doesn’t have to be a chore. Learn how you can mostly automate the process in less than ten minutes by watching the guide above (NCPA login required due to presence of student information).
Yes, the best way to create forms is to first go to your individual or group OneDrive and click the + New button, then choose Forms for Excel:
This creates an Excel workbook in your OneDrive that you can use the share the results with collaborators. You’ll notice a new Forms button in the toolbar:
If you create a Form using the Forms tile rather than by using the + New button, you won’t see it in your OneDrive and you won’t be able to share the results spreadsheet with collaborators or store it in a Group. So remember: to create forms, don’t use Forms.