For years, students were provided with thick application and information packets, which were frequently lost or misplaced.
For the last year, I had been working my butt off trying to get students to participate in tech training sessions that I'd spend hours preparing and advertising for - only to have about 7 people sign up and only 2-4 people attend each time (one of which was Gavin, my boss).
Preparing your midterms or finals and don't have a digital copy? Instead of scanning the test as a PDF, try scanning as a Word file. Keep in mind that if this file is old, the scanned file may produce some strange formatting that may be difficult to work with.
As an O'Dowd staff member, your "firstname.lastname@example.org" email account is a Google account, which gives you plenty of space and storage in our cloud-based backup server, Google Drive.
Don't worry about where to you have to put everything. Just delete. And make it a regular habit, too. Brian and I discuss the accumulation, mass, and clutter of digital files.
As a teacher, you will primarily use 3 features of PowerSchool (also called PowerTeacher sometimes) the most:
For teachers who don't quite have a Schoology workflow down yet, here are some suggestions to keep in mind.
Teachers from various departments commonly ask, "How do I put 2 PDF documents into 1 file?" You may have noticed that a simple copy-and-paste isn't always the solution to merge these files. Check out how you can combine PDFs with Preview (for Macs). If you have a PC, you can use Adobe Acrobat (which the Tech … Continue reading Merge PDFs
From questions like "How do I delete submissions in Schoology?" to "Is this mole cancerous?", I learned how to use keywords to find the answer I needed for that moment. Here are some things I learned...
Teaching or presenting tomorrow? You can't depend on wifi to work.