Category: Tool Bits

Code.org and Clever for K-5 Students

Issaquah students using Clever will have access to their Code.org account without another log-on to remember, and teachers no longer have to add each student to their sections name by name. When you set up your sections, in just a few clicks, your roster of students set up in Clever is automatically added to the ...

Use Seesaw In Your Classroom This Year

Beginning this year, all elementary schools in the Issaquah School district will have access to Seesaw for Schools! Seesaw gives students creative tools to capture and reflect on their learning - in real time. It’s easy to use and makes it simple to collect student work in one place and share with families. With Seesaw ...

Microsoft Teams

What is Teams? Teams is a digital platform within Office 365 that brings conversations, content, and apps together in one place. It enables teachers to create collaborative, paperless classrooms and also can be used to create professional learning communities. You already have access to the tools through ISD's Office 365 account. What does Teams Do? ...

Actively Learn as an Adaptive Technology

How the Use of Actively Learn Can Help Differentiate Instruction and Assist Students with Learning Disabilities  Teachers are asked to differentiate their instruction to respond to the needs and differences represented by the student population in their classroom. Time constraints and large classroom sizes make the implementation of differentiated instruction very difficult, especially when considering that general education teachers are asked ...

Using OneDrive

OneDrive is a cloud based storage solution offered as part of our Office 365 subscription. It can be a powerful tool for organizing and syncing all of your work and resources. However, users need to set it up properly. Use the guide below to get started using OneDrive.

Office 365

What Is Office 365? Office 365 is Microsoft's subscription based service that gives users access to the familiar, desktop office applications through the web browser, and access to it's cloud storage solution: OneDrive for Business. Issaquah staff and 6-12 students all have Office 365 accounts through Issaquah School District. This means that staff and students ...

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Organizing Text with Labels in Actively Learn

Looking for a quick way to find relevant text in Actively Learn? This 4.13 minute video gives an overview of how to filter, pin and manage labels, saving you time. Adding Labels: Label menu Add label and choose text Create a taxonomy system for labels- grade, content area, unit- to make sharing and finding text ...

Classroom Notebook Creator Just Got Better

Last week, Microsoft rolled out an add-in called The Class Notebook Add-in which makes managing Classroom Notebooks much easier for teachers. Features include the ability to distribute a page directly into a student's Student Notebook, rapid, sequential review of student work and one-click launch of the Classroom Notebook app. Read up on all the new ...

OneDrive & OneNote w/Office 365

Have you signed up for our upcoming class about Office 365? Come learn about using the powerful tools that Office 365 has to offer. The class will be taught by Becky Keene a Microsoft Expert Educator, and general tech extraordinaire. This class is eligible for tech pay. Sign up here. Details below. January 30  8 AM ...