As I noted in a previous post, teachers can still access grades/rosters and assignment submissions for Tri 1 courses. That said, we are working with Canvas support right now on an issue that is preventing teachers from editing Tri 1 course grades in Canvas.
We hope to have this resolved soon. In the meantime, I’ll note that grades can still be entered and edited within PowerSchool.
I’ll post an update as soon as I have one.
As we learn during our first year Canvas implementation, I have some notes to share regarding teachers’ and students’ access to last trimester’s Canvas courses and data.
Accessing Previous Grades – Teachers
If you log in to your T1 Canvas courses this morning, you will find that the “Grades” page appears to be empty. In order to view and work with T1 grades, you will need to click the gear icon in the top right, and then choose “Show Concluded Enrollments”.
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Yesterday, I received a couple of emailed inquiries and a petition from students regarding a change in behavior when Chromebook lids were closed. Previously, the Chromebooks were set to automatically go to sleep when the lid is closed – this helps to prevent inadvertent battery drain and overheating – and then to wake up when the lid is opened. Read More »
The district recently distributed a survey regarding educational technologies to parents district-wide, and one parent reached out with questions regarding where they could get more information about our technology programs. This, combined with the fact that we recently published our 100th article and have been going strong for just over one year, leads me to conclude that it’s about time to reintroduce the Iowa City Schools’ Technology & Innovation blog!
We have over a thousand subscribers to the Technology & Innovation blog, but that obviously represents a very small slice of our larger school community, including parents, students, and other community stakeholders. It’s my goal that awareness of and access to this resource be spread to as many people as possible. With that in mind, I’m posting this reintroduction, including links to some of our highlights below. I’d encourage you to share this post via Twitter, Facebook, and email with anyone who might be interested.
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Gmail offers a number of features that allow you to customize your experience, and I’ve blogged about some of those already – such as opens in a new windowadding a preview pane (like Outlook) and opens in a new windowcreating rules to filter incoming messages – but I haven’t yet written about the wonder that is (are?) Gmail Labs.
What are Gmail Labs?
Have you ever wanted to be able to automate replies that you send on a regular basis? Automatically filter out bulk emails? Add your calendar to your Gmail interface? These and many more features are available within Gmail Labs, and can be enabled for any ICCSD account. Read More »