Intro to By: Matthew Weber Randolph Middle School
What is Gaggle? Gaggle is a group of SAFE, FILTERED online communication tools that can assistteachers and students to connect online.
Some useful features:• First and foremost, everything is filtered and monitored (both images and text).• An email account for every student• Digital Locker: Online storage of files/documents (similar to Google Drive or Dropbox)• Assignment Dropbox: Teachers can post assignments, and the students complete and submit them online.
More useful features:• ZoHo Docs: Online document creation that saves directly to the digital locker.• GaggleTube: Teacher-approved YouTube videos (even though YouTube is blocked in CMS)• Social Wall: Essentially a safe facebook• Chat with teachers• Teacher to student/parent texting (receive homework reminders on your phone, etc.)
Login• Username: flastxxxx first initial + last name + last 4 of student id• Password: YYMMDD (should not change)EXAMPLE:John Doe-Smith (Student ID 1234567) would be: jdoesmith4657If his birthday is Jan. 12, 1999, his password is: 990112