Tech Salad

With Crunchy Bits and Bytes

July 29, 2015
by Bea Leiderman
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Accessing Your Archived Courses

Teachers are getting an early start and populating their Schoology courses with activities and resources for students. I’ve been getting questions about accessing last year’s classes. Here is a video showing where archived courses can be found. If you need … Continue reading

April 22, 2015
by Bea Leiderman
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Stop Motion Cells

Mr. Summitt’s students have been learning about mitosis and they have put together really nice animations using their iPads. I have edited four of my favorite animations turned in through Schoology into a single movie. Watch these cells divide and … Continue reading

March 30, 2015
by Bea Leiderman
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PBL and Cross-Curricular Connections

A few weeks ago I interviewed Ms. Kass and Ms. Krickovic to highlight what was going on in their classrooms. Both teachers told me about projects that let students publish their work based on research using Schoology as a platform … Continue reading

November 4, 2014
by Bea Leiderman
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Schoology – Student Completion Requirements

True or false: When I give my students work, they all finish at the same time. Yes, keeping kids on task is one of the most difficult issues faced by teachers. Schoology has a tool that can help. When you … Continue reading

October 22, 2014
by Bea Leiderman
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Submitting iWork Documents – Schoology

If your students are using iPads, the easiest way for them to submit work is through Schoology. In a previous post, I shared a video on how to turn in Google Drive documents through Schoology. In this video, I share … Continue reading

October 10, 2014
by Bea Leiderman
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Who’s Using Schoology?

Today I helped Mr. Hecker with a bit of a computer glitch. He started telling me how much he likes Schoology, so I decided to make it a formal chat. Here’s the video.  

September 30, 2014
by Bea Leiderman
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Schoology – Calendar Colors

How can you tell who added a calendar event in Schoology? You can change the color of each calendar for each of your classes to make them easier to tell apart. Watch this video to learn how.  

September 29, 2014
by Bea Leiderman
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Schoology and Google Drive Integration

Here is another tutorial for teachers and students using Schoology and Google Drive. When teachers create an assignment, students can turn in Google Drive documents very easily. Watch the video that includes all steps. But, why use Schoology if we … Continue reading

September 23, 2014
by Bea Leiderman
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Schoology – Allowing Student Posts

Schoology courses are very flexible. Teachers can change settings to fit their needs. Sometimes teachers will want students to post updates, and sometimes they won’t. Here’s a video showing you how to make that happen.  

September 23, 2014
by Bea Leiderman
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Schoology – Student View

It is always a bit scary to try out new tools in the classroom. What if kids can’t see what I have given them to do? This video will help you with that. Everything that you add to Schoology, you … Continue reading