Digital Teaching and Learning

November 11, 2020

Password Change Best Practice

When you are prompted to change your password, change it late in the day, prior to leaving the building, and shut your computer down. This allows for external sites like Microsoft and itslearning time to synchronize the passwords, which can take several hours.


If changing your password from home, be sure that you are connected to the VPN prior to changing your password.

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itslearning Security Enhancement: Automatic logout


To further enhance the security of itslearning, the company has added an automatic logout. If a user is idle for one (1) hour, he or she will get a warning about being logged out, and a 20- minute countdown is started. The user can choose to stay logged in by clicking "Refresh" in the warning dialog.

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Professional Learning, Digital Teaching and Learning Recap: Did you have time to check out the 3-minute strategy videos?

Teaching with Microsoft Teams

How might I increase student engagement through Teams?

Using sound to engage students
Activators for Lesson Engagement
You can't Google that: Using Teams Chat for Assessment
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Hands on Activities

Questions?

Any questions related to the information in this newsletter may be directed to instructionaltech@hcps.org.