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Making SchoolWorld Interactive

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  • 1. Making SchoolWorld Interactive Presenter: Erin Contrady Content Specialist Model Schools Ulster BOCES Highland High School Conference Day January 24, 2011
  • 2. Why Use SchoolWorld?
    • Strengthen communications between home and school.
    • Easy 24/7 access to assignments, resources, quizzes, messages.
    • Customizable to reflect the pers onality of your classroom.
    • Brings classroom learning home.
  • 3. What Does Excellent Look Like?
    • Click and Teach It
    • Wheatmore H.S. English Department
    • Sayville Elementary Enrichment
    • Faulk’s Algebra Class
  • 4. Your Home Page
    • Welcomes visitors and sets the tone.
    • Establishes the purpose of the website.
    • Effective content can include a welcome paragraph, news flashes, or time-sensitive announcements.
  • 5. Main menu tabs
    • My Site Content
    • My Applications
    • Advanced
    • Management
  • 6. Activity #1- Home Page
    • Create a Home Page on your SchoolWorld site
    • Give it a “friendly name.”
    • Apply a design template.
    • Write a welcome statement.
    • Insert a picture or image.
    • SAVE!
  • 7. My Applications
    • Resources
    • News
    • Homework
    • My Calendar
    • My Booklist
    • My Links
    • My Slide Shows
    • Forms
    • Podcasts
    • My Blog
    • My Polls
    • Puzzles – Word Searches
  • 8. Activity # 2 – Calendar Application
    • Turn off all applications except My Calendar.
    • Write an Intro Message.
    • Add a classroom event (test, field trip, etc.)
    • Mirror items from the the
    • District/School Calendar.
    • SAVE!
  • 9. Activity #3 – Homework Application.
    • Turn on the Homework application.
    • Add an intro message to your homework page.
    • Add classes to the Categories submenu.
    • Add an assignment.
    • SAVE!
  • 10. My Forms
    • Used for gathering information in a variety of formats, including file uploads.
    • Appointment Scheduler.
  • 11. Activity # 4 – My Forms
    • Turn on My Forms application.
    • Create a form entitled Sample
    • Set on/off site dates.
    • Add email address if you’d like submissions emailed to you.
    • Add information for users.
    • Add a few questions.
    • SAVE!
  • 12. Activity #5 - Appointments
    • Add a new form.
    • Set on/off site dates and visitor information. SAVE!
    • Leave question blank. SAVE!
    • Click limits tab, then click adva nced feature.
    • Enter max submissions and time slots.
    • Add Introductory paragraph for visitors.
  • 13. My Quizzes
    • Unlimited quizzes in multiple choice, true/false, or short answer format.
    • Create or import questions.
    • Individual student login.
    • Set date and time limits.
    • Set number of attempts.
    • Automatic grading.
    • Generate reports.
  • 14. Activity # 5 - Quizzes
    • Add a new quiz.
    • Set preferences.
    • Add your own questions.
    • Import questions from the question bank.
    • Practice activating/deactivating quiz.
  • 15. Need More Help?
    • Help menu and tutorials on SchoolWorld Site.
    • Additional support materials on Highland Tech Resource Site.
    • Schedule a coaching session!
  • 16. Making SchoolWorld Interactive

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