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Study Island for Teachers

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  • 1. Welcome to the Island
    • Teacher Information
    • www.studyisland.com
    • 800.419.3191
  • 2. What is Study Island?
    • Study Island is a Web-based educational resource for instruction, assessment and reporting built from YOUR state’s standards.
  • 3. What is Study Island?
    • Study Island uses lessons, practice questions, and explanations to reinforce the concepts and skills taught in the classroom.
    Topics Lesson
  • 4. Key Benefits for Teachers
    • Web-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.
    Recently Enhanced! New Additions!
  • 5. Key Benefits for Teachers
    • Class Manager
    NEW! NEW! NEW!
      • Create classes to make viewing reports easier.
      • Schedule Parent Notifications.
      • Monitor students in real-time with Live View .
      • Assign Study Island topics, writing prompts,
      • and custom assessments.
  • 6. Key Benefits for Teachers
    • Custom Material
      • Create your own topics in Study Island.
    • Award Winning Study Island Support
      • Call 800.419.3191 x3
      • Email [email_address] .com .
      • Chat with a live associate.
  • 7. Where do I start?
    • 1. Go to www.studyisland.com .
    • Enter your Username and Password.
  • 8.
    • Create a class in Class Manger.
    • Schedule Assignments.
    From your Teacher Page you can:
  • 9.
    • View a snapshot of favorite reports from School Stats.
    • Access Teacher Lounge tools.
    • See Study Island announcements.
    From your Teacher Page you can:
  • 10.
    • All of this and MORE can be accessed from the toolbar at the left side.
  • 11. Study Island Programs
    • Select a grade level from the left side .
    • Select a subject.
    • Select a topic.
    Just like the Student View
  • 12. Study Island Programs
    • There are multiple Session Types.
    Test Mode Game Mode Classroom Response Systems Printable Worksheet
  • 13. Helpful Hints
    • Teacher Resources material (available in select topics)
    Descriptions, Videos, Lesson Plans, and Digital Resources! NEW! (Available to teachers only)
  • 14. Helpful Hints
    • Click on the topic name OR check multiple topics and click “Start Studying”.
    • Every topic has a lesson and a Passing Goal.
  • 15. What is a Passing Goal?
    • The Passing Goal tells you the minimum required to master the topic.
      • These numbers can vary.
  • 16. What are these symbols? A Blue Ribbon will appear next to each mastered topic. Building Block questions are designed to help your student build on their previous knowledge. A Red Triangle means your student is struggling with the topic. A White Ribbon will appear when a Building Block Topic is mastered.
  • 17. 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.
  • 18. 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.
  • 19.
    • Group 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.
    Class Manager Ms. Witty’s Math Class
  • 20. Class Manager
    • Change 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.
    NEW!
  • 21. Class Manager
    • When 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.
    NEW!
  • 22. Class Manager
    • To create a Class Page:
      • Click .
      • Add an Assignment, Note, Schedule, or Link.
  • 23. Class Manager
    • Students can work on anything in Study Island, or you can post a specific assignment.
    • To create an assignment:
      • Click .
      • Select an assignment type.
        • Practice and Instruction
          • Assign Study Island topics.
        • Writing Assignment
          • Assign writing prompts.
        • Custom Assessment
          • Assign Study Island questions.
    NEW! NEW!
  • 24.
    • To create a Practice and Instruction assignment:
      • Click .
    Class Manager Place Value 3 rd Gd Read chapter 4 before completing.
      • Select a due date.
      • Insert a title.
      • Add additional info.
      • Decide if you want to override school preferences.
      • Set calculator preferences.
  • 25. Class Manager
    • To create an assignment(cont.):
      • Click the red arrow next to a class.
      • Check “Select All” or select specific students.
  • 26. Class Manager
    • To create an assignment(cont.):
      • Select which topics you want to assign.
        • Select a Grade.
        • Select a Subject.
        • Click “Get Topic List”.
  • 27. Class Manager
      • To help you decide which topics to assign, you can:
        • View the Standard Map.
        • See the Passing Goal.
        • View the Lesson.
        • Preview Questions.
        • View the Standard.
      • If you are ready for students to see the assignment- “Activate”.
        • You can create assignments and leave them deactivated until you want students to work on them.
      • Click “Save Assignment”.
  • 28. Class Manager
    • After you you can see a list of assignments.
    • You can:
      • Activate /Deactivate Assignments.
      • View student results.
      • Edit the assignment.
      • Remove the assignment.
  • 29. Class Manager
    • Creating a Writing Assignment or Custom Assignment works similarly.
    • For additional assistance:
      • Visit the HELP tab for tutorials.
      • Contact Customer Support at 800.419.3191 x3
      • Attend a webinar found at www.studyisland.com/webinars/training .
    NEW! NEW! NEW!
  • 30. Class Manager
    • IMPORTANT! If this is your first time creating an assignment, you need to activate your class page .
  • 31. Class Manager
    • If you activated your class page, students see your assignment when they log in.
    • Students can select your assignment or a Program.
  • 32. School Stats
    • From School Stats you can:
      • Manage reports being “Automatically Emailed”.
      • View Usernames and Passwords.
      • Adjust Difficulty Level (if allowed by Admin).
        • Change Passing Goal
        • Restrict Grade Level
        • Enable Text-to-Speech
      • View reports.
    NEW!
  • 33. School Stats
    • There are several reporting options.
      • RTI Report!
    • “ Class Gradebook Report” is popular. Select:
      • By subject broken down by topic.
      • Your class.
      • Your grade level.
      • Your subject.
      • View Report.
    NEW!
  • 34. School Stats
    • You 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.
  • 35. School Stats
    • Click a name to see the Individual Subject Report
    • which looks like this:
    • Students can see this report from their own account .
  • 36.
    • The Individual Student Report can lead you to other reports: “Compare with others” and “Suggested Topics”.
    School Stats
  • 37. Motivating Students
    • Use 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.
      • Use Printable Worksheets to create activities in class.
      • Give certificates of achievement to students and parents!
      • Contact [email_address] for more ideas to motivate students.
  • 38. Motivating Students
    • Check out some of these ideas!
  • 39. What if I forget all of this?
    • Check out the HELP tab!
      • Watch Tutorials, download Documents, and find year-round implementation ideas.
  • 40. What if I forget all of this?
    • Study Island Support is here to help!
    800.419.3191 [email_address]
  • 41. In Conclusion
    • Log in at www.StudyIsland.com .
    • Explore your Study Island programs.
    • Create classes in Class Manager.
    • Check out School Stats.
    • Remember: Study Island is here to help!
    800.419.3191 x3 [email_address]