20Learn, powered by Schoology
Where Learning Happens │October 26, 2018
Ideas to Elevate your Instruction with an LMS
One of the benefits of choosing Schoology as our Learning Management System is access to the extensive resources that the company provides. For example, each year Schoology sponsors an LMS week to explore the process of integrating and LMS. Last year, one of the days focused on various ways one can elevate their instruction with an LMS. The following video has 4 educators and administrators sharing their strategies for implementing an LMS in to instruction.
Copy and paste this link in your browser: https://youtu.be/LtQ0fmd9n-o or watch below.
Where Are We Now? - The Weekly Update
We have about 260 pilot members at some stage of the Getting Started with 20Learn, powered by Schoology course! There has been over 330 discussion posts and over 9400 page views. It’s great to see so many people interacting with Schoology!
What you can do:
- Encourage your team members to join the course so that we can learn together!
- Share your favorite features and benefits in the Updates feed.
- Ask questions in the recent updates feed.
- Connect with other educators
- Parents won’t have their own 20Learn accounts during the fall semester.
- Grade passback between Schoology and IC isn’t available this semester.
- We are working on special roles for Resource teachers and paras. If you need temporary advisor capabilities until the technical process has been vetted, please submit a help ticket to firstname.lastname@example.org.
As we make progress with those features we’ll communicate updates.
Keep in mind that we’re at the beginning of a journey. We have a lot of ground to cover and we’re just learning the terrain. Partner with us by participating, asking questions, and providing feedback so that we can continue to grow. That participation is helping us work to meet your needs.
Thank you for being part of a successful launch! Here’s what we’ve seen since school started:
- over 668,000 total visits
- about 10.1 million page views
- over 146,000 files uploaded
- over 168,000 submissions
- over 27,000 comments posted
Communication is key! When something unusual happens, communicate it to your DLC who will reach out to us if they need additional support. We’re happy to help plus we won’t know what to fix or improve unless we hear from you.
There are so many supportive, excited ASD20 staff members that have really helped us make this successful!
As with any new adventure, there are questions and concerns. We'd love to hear them! Submit your questions, comments and concerns, and we'll do our best to address them in the following weekly newsletter.
Learning Services and Digital Integration Services are partnering with Schoology to develop our training program. You will be receiving online and face-to-face learning and support opportunities.
The first Getting Started with 20Learn, powered by Schoology course will be closing this week. Please send me your hours so that I can start logging them. For those that actively participated, there will be a next steps course. More information will be available soon. For those of you that lurked, which is perfectly fine, you can register for the session of the Getting Started with 20Learn, powered by Schoology course. More information on both of these professional learning opportunities will be published soon.
Do you need instant support? Schoology has an extensive resource collection to help, too!