2022-2023 Building Tech Series for Secondary

We've updated and made some changes to the BTS so read below to get the details. Ed Tech is offering regular opportunities for training on a variety of tech tools this year. These sessions will offer overviews of the tools and the features that support powerful learning.   These will take place on Zoom and each ...

Tool Bits Logo for DyKnow

DyKnow Communication – Send a Message

DyKnow Communication DyKnow allows teachers to communicate with students while in active monitoring session in 3 ways: Student UnderstandingQuestionsSend a Message All of these tools are available on the right side of the DyKnow monitoring screen. This post will review how to use the Send a Message communication tool. Send a Message In the Send ...

Tool Bits Logo for DyKnow

DyKnow New Features – Combine Classes

Recently, the DyKnow classroom monitoring program has added a couple of helpful features. Today we will learn how to combine classes. Combine Classes From the My Classes view, you now have a new button in the upper right corner where it says, "Combine Classes". You can combine any number of classes into one combined class ...

Canvas Message Students Who – and Observers! 

As we transitioned to the Canvas Gradebook, one feature that many teachers missed was the ability to message both students and parents/observers. Canvas was listening and now when you choose to "message students who" (have a missing assignment, low score, etc.) you can include the observers!   Navigate to Grades Choose an assignment Select the 3 dots and ...

Tool Bits Logo for DyKnow

DyKnow Communication – Questions

DyKnow Communication DyKnow allows teachers to communicate with students while in active monitoring session in 3 ways: Student UnderstandingQuestionsSend a Message All of these tools are available on the right side of the DyKnow monitoring screen. This post will review how to use the Questions communication tool. Questions In the Questions section (the question mark ...

Hour of Code 2022!

Computer Science Education Week is approaching! This global movement, especially the Hour of Code Event, is a way to introduce students to coding and computer science in a fun and engaging way, from pre-K-12th grade. Did you know that during the Hour of Code, female students make up 50% of all participants, and that students ...

Canvas – Organizing your Dashboard 

You can make your dashboard more personal by editing the names of courses (this is on your end only) changing course colors, dragging and dropping your course icons to be in a specific order, or use the Star system to determine which courses are on your dashboard.   Editing name and color  Choose a course and ...

Canvas Pesky Imported Assignment, Move them in Bulk! 

Are Imported Assignments the bane of your Canvas existence? You can quickly delete the entire assignment group and move the assignments at the same time.   Open Assignments Find the Imported Assignments groupFrom the 3 dots, choose “Delete”  Choose the group you want to move the assignments to and the Imported Assignments will be gone and your ...

Secondary Building Tech Series Trainings – Now Available on Kyte Learning

As part of the Ed Tech Professional Development Plan and the ISD's Building Tech Series this year, we are offering PD in a variety of formats including live synchronous trainings via in-person and Zoom sessions, as well as asynchronous sessions, via Kyte Learning. Our first training on Flip.com is now posted to the Kyte Learning ...

Tool Bits Logo for DyKnow

DyKnow Communication – Student Understanding

DyKnow Communication DyKnow allows teachers to communicate with students while in an active monitoring session in 3 ways: Student UnderstandingQuestionsSend a Message All of these tools are available on the right side of the DyKnow monitoring screen. This post will review how to use the Student Understanding communication tool. Student Understanding In the Student Understanding ...

Find Posts By Topic