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Volume 21, Issue 11


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ClassLink LaunchPad Update:

5 New Features to Try Today

ClassLink LaunchPad updated on February 1st. Here are 5 new features to try.

1. Set apps used often to Auto Launch with a right-click on the app.

2. Add Tags to categorize apps for filtering and sorting. Right-click on any app to create a tag.

3. Organize apps into folders with drag and drop.

4. Use High Contrast Mode for better readability.

5. Add shortcuts to websites of your own by clicking Add Apps.

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ActivPanel Virtual Training

from AXI

Get to know the features of your new Promethean V7 ActivPanel with AXI by participating in one of the two virtual V7 ActivPanel Orientation sessions for CPSB. The first session is scheduled for Thursday, February 25th at 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM. Register here for this session. The second session is scheduled for Thursday, March 18th at 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM. You can register for this session here.

 

Do you have questions about your V7 ActivPanel or is there something you've been wanting to try or know? Sign up for the V7 ActivPanel Q&A session for CPSB scheduled for Tuesday, March 23rd at 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM. Register for this session here.

 

Sessions have a participant limit, so register now! If you have questions, please email Kelli Deranger at kelli@axiedu.com. 

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Forms Settings Options

One of the benefits of using Office 365 is the ability to share content in a number of ways. Microsoft Forms setting options are available to customize according to your needs. Before the link is shared to send and collect responses in a Form or Quiz, the settings can be adjusted by clicking on the action dots (...) found just to the right of the share button in the top right of the window.

 

One of the settings available for a quiz is the option to show results automatically. When turned on, responders will see their results and correct answers immediately after submitting the quiz. You can also limit who can fill out the form in settings. Other options for responses include the ability to set start and end dates, turning the form on/off, and customization of the thank you message. Questions can be shuffled, but avoid this feature if branching is used. You can also opt to get email notifications for each response.

 

Click here for a video overview or here for step-by-step instructions. For more Tech Help Videos and Handouts, visit Tech Classes and sign in with your CPSB username and password.

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Upcoming Tech Classes

Teachers can earn Tech Points by participating in CPSB Tech Classes. Tech Points can be traded for classroom technology including projectors, iPads, laptops, and Promethean boards. Here's a list of the upcoming classes. Visit the Tech Classes site to sign in with your CPSB credentials to view the entire schedule and to register for webinars and online courses. 

 

Getting Started Making Your 1st Flipgrid | Wednesday, 2/10 at 3:30PM - 4:30PM

 

The Distance Learning Playbook: Kick-Off for Online Book Study | Thursday, 2/11 at 3:30PM (webinar + 8 weeks online-only)

 

 Blackboard Bash | Thursday, 2/18 at 3:30PM - 4:30PM

 

Take a Bite Out of Pear Deck | Wednesday, 2/24 at 3:30PM - 4:30PM  

 

Orientation to the Promethean V7 ActivPanel by AXI | Thursday, 2/25 at 3:30PM - 5:00PM

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