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Spotlighting New Featuresfrom eChalk 12.0for KCSD Teachers & Staff<br />eChalk Class Page Update<br />
eChalk Version 12.0<br />New Class Design - easier to use, with fewer “clicks”!<br />
eChalk Version 12.0<br />New Class Design - easier to use, with fewer “clicks”!<br />
Announcements<br />Click on the pencil icon to edit an announcement<br />
Upcoming Events & Calendar<br />Click on the “plus” icon to add a new event<br />Click on the “Archive” to add an archived...
Upcoming Events & Calendar<br />Click on the “plus” icon to add a new event<br />Click on the “Archive” to add an archived...
Upcoming Events & Calendar<br />Click on the pencil icon to edit, copy or delete an event<br />Click on the pencil icon to...
Upcoming Events & Calendar<br />Add events from the class calendar<br />
Upcoming Events & Calendar<br />Homework Dropbox Updates!<br />Download multiple files at once into a zip file<br />Downlo...
Upcoming Events & Calendar<br />Homework Dropbox Updates!<br />Students submit files & comments, and can easily see if fil...
Blogs<br />Upload & store  photos & graphic files<br />Upload & store  flash video files (.swf files)<br />Upload & store ...
Blogs<br />Insert files into your blog<br />Upload & store  files into the Media Manager<br />Video plays right in your bl...
Resources<br />Click the plus to add links to websites, uploaded files, surveys, and blank text files.<br />Remember that ...
Discussion Board<br />The Discussion Board is not a feature that Elementary Schools can use at this time, because it requi...
Discussion Board<br />Discussion Board is easier to navigate and looks more like other social networking sites<br />Discus...
Discussion Board<br />Scroll down in each discussion thread to see the full discussion<br />(photos appear if users have a...
Course Description/Settings<br />Add a class description and photo to give your page more visual appeal<br />Add a class d...
Course Description/Settings<br />Add a class description and photo to give your page more visual appeal<br />Add a class d...
Members<br />Go to the My Classes -> Members to send emails to parents who have registered to your class page updates.<br ...
Members<br />Go to the My Classes -> Members to send emails, reset passwords, and manage students.  You can also send emai...
Viewing Class Pages<br />Public view of your eChalk Class Page<br />
Viewing Class Pages<br />Teacher/Student view of your eChalk Class Page<br />
Viewing Class Pages<br />Sample eChalk Class Email Alerts for Parents<br />Sample eChalk Class Email Alerts for Parents<br />
Teacher Files & Passwords<br />Website addresses & passwords to District Resources are located here!(PowerSchool, DISCUS, ...
eChalk Assistance & Support<br />Learn more about eChalk at www.learn2echalk.com!<br />If you have problems with anything ...
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eChalk Version 12 - Class Pages for Teachers

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eChalk updated to version 12.0 in July of 2011. This presentation shows lots of screen captures of the best of the new features for teachers!

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  1. 1. Spotlighting New Featuresfrom eChalk 12.0for KCSD Teachers & Staff<br />eChalk Class Page Update<br />
  2. 2. eChalk Version 12.0<br />New Class Design - easier to use, with fewer “clicks”!<br />
  3. 3. eChalk Version 12.0<br />New Class Design - easier to use, with fewer “clicks”!<br />
  4. 4. Announcements<br />Click on the pencil icon to edit an announcement<br />
  5. 5. Upcoming Events & Calendar<br />Click on the “plus” icon to add a new event<br />Click on the “Archive” to add an archived event<br />Click on the printer icon to print a “newsletter” with your class title, announcements and events<br />“HW Drop Box” allows teachers to have middle & high school students to submit files online<br />
  6. 6. Upcoming Events & Calendar<br />Click on the “plus” icon to add a new event<br />Click on the “Archive” to add an archived event<br />“HW Drop Box” allows teachers to have middle & high school students to submit files online<br />
  7. 7. Upcoming Events & Calendar<br />Click on the pencil icon to edit, copy or delete an event<br />Click on the pencil icon to edit, copy or delete an event<br />
  8. 8. Upcoming Events & Calendar<br />Add events from the class calendar<br />
  9. 9. Upcoming Events & Calendar<br />Homework Dropbox Updates!<br />Download multiple files at once into a zip file<br />Download multiple files at once into a zip file<br />Share comments & files for assignments with individual students<br />(Students also receive an email)<br />Share comments & files for assignments with individual students<br />(Students also receive an email)<br />
  10. 10. Upcoming Events & Calendar<br />Homework Dropbox Updates!<br />Students submit files & comments, and can easily see if files are submitted successfully.<br />Students submit files & comments, and can easily see if files are submitted successfully.<br />
  11. 11. Blogs<br />Upload & store photos & graphic files<br />Upload & store flash video files (.swf files)<br />Upload & store audio & video files (.wmv, .mp3, etc.)<br />Upload & store documents<br />
  12. 12. Blogs<br />Insert files into your blog<br />Upload & store files into the Media Manager<br />Video plays right in your blog!<br />
  13. 13. Resources<br />Click the plus to add links to websites, uploaded files, surveys, and blank text files.<br />Remember that .pdf files are the best files to share with parents & students.<br />
  14. 14. Discussion Board<br />The Discussion Board is not a feature that Elementary Schools can use at this time, because it requires student accounts. (Only middle & high school students have accounts at this time.)<br />Parents can not access this feature, so just leave it blank.<br />
  15. 15. Discussion Board<br />Discussion Board is easier to navigate and looks more like other social networking sites<br />Discussion Board is easier to navigate and looks more like other social networking sites<br />
  16. 16. Discussion Board<br />Scroll down in each discussion thread to see the full discussion<br />(photos appear if users have added them)<br />
  17. 17. Course Description/Settings<br />Add a class description and photo to give your page more visual appeal<br />Add a class description and photo to give your page more visual appeal<br />
  18. 18. Course Description/Settings<br />Add a class description and photo to give your page more visual appeal<br />Add a class description and photo to give your page more visual appeal<br />Need your course description? The2011-12 Career & Course Guide is linked on the front of all high school websites.<br />
  19. 19. Members<br />Go to the My Classes -> Members to send emails to parents who have registered to your class page updates.<br />Go to the My Classes -> Members to send emails to parents who have registered to your class page updates<br />You can also add your teaching assistant or another teacher as an additional instructor in your class<br />
  20. 20. Members<br />Go to the My Classes -> Members to send emails, reset passwords, and manage students. You can also send emails to parents who have registered to your class page.<br />
  21. 21. Viewing Class Pages<br />Public view of your eChalk Class Page<br />
  22. 22. Viewing Class Pages<br />Teacher/Student view of your eChalk Class Page<br />
  23. 23. Viewing Class Pages<br />Sample eChalk Class Email Alerts for Parents<br />Sample eChalk Class Email Alerts for Parents<br />
  24. 24. Teacher Files & Passwords<br />Website addresses & passwords to District Resources are located here!(PowerSchool, DISCUS, Enrich/Testview, Soundzabound, etc.)<br />Log in and go to My SchoolMake sure to select “District Resources”<br />Log in and go to My SchoolMake sure to select “District Resources”<br />
  25. 25. eChalk Assistance & Support<br />Learn more about eChalk at www.learn2echalk.com!<br />If you have problems with anything in eChalk, there are several ways to get help:<br />Contact your school’s Webmaster/eChalk Site Manager<br />Contact the District Webmaster (julie.putnam@kcsdschools.net)<br />Contact eChalk Support by email or call 1-800-499-2741<br />
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