Intermediate

If you’ve got the basics down and you’re ready to dive a little deeper, these are for you. We consider these intermediate topics and tutorials.

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Using VoiceThread Assignment Builder in Brightspace

VoiceThread’s updated assignment builder is now even better for tracking participation and grades for VoiceThread assignments. And it still integrates directly into Brightspace. UPDATED: In Summer 2021, the connection between Brightspace and VoiceThread was updated and this caused some slight changes in how the two work together. This post has been updated with these new …

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Chrome Browser Tips – Profiles, Settings, and Tabs

A great place to start in setting up your work environment is with the Chrome browser itself. Understanding some of the basic features and settings of Google Chrome is the foundation of success when using Google Workspace for Education. You will find that setting your personal preferences can make all the difference in your day …

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Working Toward an Accessible Classroom

By creating an accessible classroom, we are building a space for all students to have opportunities for success. This interview with Johnathan Wade from the World Languages and Cultures department highlights some of the successes and challenges in working toward an accessible classroom. Transcript Paul Keys: So today we’re here with Jonathan Wade to teachers …

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VoiceThread Website vs Brightspace Integration – What to Use When

Our Brightspace platform has been integrated with VoiceThread but now we have a new quick link to login to the VoiceThread website that works for faculty, staff, and students. So what’s the difference and when should you use the Brightspace integration vs the website? What can I do with VoiceThread? VoiceThread integration Create a new …

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Add Extended Time and Accommodations to Brightspace Quizzes and Assignments

Life happens and a student suddenly needs more time on a quiz or paper. No problem! With Brightspace you can add Special Access to any Quiz or Assignment. Special Access allows you to add exceptions for specified students for Assignments and Quizzes. You can change State Date, Due Date, and End Date allow more time …

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Donna Kocur talks about the Department of Education’s use of Swivls

An interview with Donna Kocur, Field Placement Coordinator with the Department of Education The Education Department purchased multiple Swivl devices (https://www.swivl.com/robot-teams/) to be used by student teachers. The Swivl is a robotic mount for an iPad, camera, or smartphone that comes with a remote control Marker that can be worn on a lanyard by a …

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