The slide above is a great slide to pause on and discuss the links listed on the left side of the screen. Below is a brief summary of the functions of these links: Message Center- If you school administrator allows it, students can send messages to each other or teachers. My Attributes- This is a link that allows students to change passwords, usernames and personal account information. This is also a link that can have restrictions on it from the school administrator. My High Scores- Students can earn spots on the High Score table when playing games on Study Island. This link allows them to view those high scores. My Class- (Optional) This link is only enabled when teachers have set up a Class Page. Continued…
This slide will show students the different features of the topic screen. Some additional features of this screen that you may want to talk about are: The tabs at the top of the screen which allow you to switch subjects. The column where students can see stats if they have taken the topic before. The instruction reminder at the top left corner. Continued…
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What is Study Island?Study Island uses lessons, practice questions, and explanations to reinforce the concepts and skills taught in the classroom. Lesson Topics
Key Benefits for TeachersWeb-based Learning Access Study Island ANYWHERE from the internet.Real Time Reporting Automatic grading for instantaneous feedback. Diagnostic reports to better differentiate instruction.Message Center Communicate with students and teachers easily.
Where do I start?1. Go to www.studyisland.com.2. Enter your Username and Password.
From your Teacher Page you can:Create a class in Class Manger.Schedule Assignments.
All of this and MORE can be accessed from the toolbar at the left side.
Class ManagerGroup your students into “classes” so you can read reports more easily and create a class page. Go to Class Manager. Enter a title. Click Next. Ms. Witty’s Math Class
Class ManagerChange class preferences (if allowed by Admin.) Affect games, remedial topics, timer visibility, scratchpad and highlighter availability.To select students: Click the red arrow to see students in the desired grade. Check your students. Save.
Class ManagerWhen you return to Class Manager you can see a list of your classes.You can Edit , Create Class Page and Assignments , schedule Parent Notifications , or Remove Class .You can enter Live View to monitor real-time student activity.You can also see if a class page is “Active” . “Active” means students can see the class page. You must post an assignment, note, schedule, or link before you can activate a class page.
Class ManagerTo create a Class Page: Click . Add an Assignment, Note, Schedule, or Link.
Class ManagerTo create a Practice and Instruction assignment: Click . Select a due date. Insert a title. Add additional info. Place Value 3rd Gd Decide if you want to Read chapter 4 before completing. override school preferences. Set calculator preferences.
Class ManagerTo create an assignment(cont.): Click the red arrow next to a class. Check “Select All” or select specific students.
Class ManagerTo create an assignment(cont.): Select which topics you want to assign. Select a Grade. Select a Subject. Click “Get Topic List”.
Class ManagerAfter you you can see a list of assignments.You can: Activate /Deactivate Assignments. View student results. Edit the assignment. Remove the assignment.
Class ManagerIMPORTANT! If this is your first time creating an assignment, you need to activate your class page.
Class ManagerIf you activated your class page, students see your assignment when they log in.Students can select your assignment or a Program.
School StatsThere are several reporting options.“Class Gradebook Report” is popular. Select: By subject broken down by topic. Your class. Your grade level. Your subject. View Report.
School StatsYou can: Open in Excel. Automatically Email the report to anyone you specify. Scroll right to see Ribbons Earned for each student or class. Click a score to see the List of Sessions. Click a student name to see the Individual Subject Report.
School StatsClick a name to see the Individual Subject Report which looks like this:Students can see this report from their own account.
School StatsThe Individual Student Report can lead you to other reports: “Compare with others” and “Suggested Topics”.
Motivating StudentsUse Study Island to help motivate students. Create a bulletin board to track student/class progress. Encourage students to reflect on what they’ve learned. Use Study Island in Game Mode to introduce a lesson.
Motivating StudentsCheck out some of these ideas!
Study Island ProgramsSelect a grade level from the left side. Just like the Student ViewSelect a subject.Select a topic.
Helpful HintsClick on the topic name OR check multiple topics and click “Start Studying”.Every topic has a lesson and a Passing Goal.
What is a Passing Goal?The Passing Goal tells you the minimum required to master the topic. These numbers can vary.
Building Block questions are designed to help your student build on their previous A White Ribbon will knowledge. appear when a Building Block Topic isWhat are these symbols? mastered. A Blue Ribbon will appear next to each A Red Triangle means mastered topic. your student is struggling with the topic.
Didn’t meet the Passing Goal?After finding the correct answer, your student can view an explanation or go to the next question.After completing a set of questions, your student may be able to re-try missed questions. Going through missed questions helps students understand the material and increases retention.
Didn’t meet the Passing Goal?If your student is still struggling with a topic, try this: Review the Study Island lesson. View missed questions by clicking on the score in the Your Results column. Provide supplemental resources.
Can students practice at home?Their log in will work from any device with internet access
This is what a Grade Level Screen looks like: Click on a subject to begin studying!
When you click on a subject, you will go apage like this: To select a topic, you can check the box next to it by clicking it. Then click START Studying! There are lessons to review with too!
What if I forget all of this?Check out the HELP tab! Watch Tutorials, download Documents, and find year- round implementation ideas.