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Technology Tips: Monthly Newsletters: November 2019

Additional Teacher Resources

Did you know that the Salem School District has paid subscriptions to the following tools?

  • Screencastify
  • Read and Write
  • Kami
  • BrainPop and BrainPop Jr.

For help guides and tutorials about these online resources and additional tools available, visit the Technology Resources page for Teachers.

Help! My students can't find assignements in Google Classroom!

Keep your students organized!

Find out how to use these "hidden features" of Google Classroom to keep you and your students organized. Watch the video to learn more.

  1. Topic: Tag each post in your Classwork tab with a topic to group and organize assignments
  2. Due Date: When creating an assignment, be sure to give it a Due date so it will be added to the Assignment Calendar
  3. Assignment Calendar: You and your students can find all assignments for all classes in one calendar view
  4. To-do: Teachers and students can use the To-do list to track all outstanding assignments not reviewed while students can use the To-do as a work list of all assignments in Google Classroom

Typing Agent Help

Typing Agent Games

Watch the video to learn how to access settings to:

  • Enable and disable games for students
    • Enable for all or just a few
    • Disable for all or just a few
  • Select which games your students have access to

Typing Agent: Special Characters

As students progress through Typing Agent, there are lessons that include typing special characters such as ", ; , and '. When using a Chromebook, students need to set the keyboard to US not INTL to allow for the special characters. Here is how to fix this issue.