Schoology

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The following content has been circulated by Schoology and added to by our PDST Digital Technologies Advisors

 

 

 

Description

 

Schoology is a learning management system with assessment management to improve student performance, foster collaboration, and personalize learning.

 

 

What is Schoology?

Explainer Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QgHWMGlGgbk

 

 

 

Getting Started:

 

Signing up

Instructors and students sign up on the website https://www.schoology.com/. You don’t need a school based email address in order to register. 

 

A Beginners guide to using schoology

https://www.schoology.com/blog/a-beginners-guide-to-using-schoology-the-back-to-school-essentials

 

Getting started for teachers

Below you will find an explanation of the different areas of your Schoology account.

https://support.schoology.com/hc/en-us/articles/206621517-Getting-Started-on-Schoology-For-Instructors

 

Getting started for students

https://support.schoology.com/hc/en-us/sections/204324647-Getting-Started-on-Schoology-for-Students

 

Getting started for parents

https://www.schoology.com/blog/helpful-resources-to-get-parents-and-advisors-started-on-schoology

 

 

Tools for Distance Learning:

 

Virtual Conferencing Options

Schoology has partnered with providers to ensure schools have the right conferencing system in place. For more information, please visit:

https://www.schoology.com/blog/4-virtual-conferencing-options-keep-learning-going

 

Distance Learning Readiness Kit

Schoology have developed a ‘Distance learning readiness kit’ which outlines how Schoology can be used as a distance learning tool. It has information on:

  • Preparing & Planning for Virtual Learning

  • Getting Started with Schoology 

  • Engaging Students with Virtual Learning

  • Connecting with the Schoology Community

 

You can read about that here https://www.schoology.com/prepare

 

 

 

Distance Learning Video Series

Schoology have created some custom videos to help ease the transition to online learning using Schoology. 

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyhiW2xh9YYiUeH5J6ciLDN9CSmiIm28x

 

Flipped Classroom Schoology Forum

A very good resource for questions and answers is the Schoology forum on the flipped classroom which can be found here: https://app.schoology.com/group/19069943

 

Improving student engagement with Schoology

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2RTeybp_Jbo

 

Project based learning with students

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAhJrOf3uek

 

Technology integration in the classroom

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ynGrIGgk7eU

 

A good list of general Schoology resources

https://www.schoology.com/resources?type_1%5B%5D=story

 

End of year platform tips

https://support.schoology.com/hc/en-us/articles/205627937-End-of-the-Year-Guide-for-Instructors

 

 

 

Social Media

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@Schoology https://www.youtube.com/user/schoology

 

Tutorial links

A full suite of Schoology produced videos can be found here: https://support.schoology.com/hc/en-us/sections/200216633-Schoology-Videos

 

Trainings and webinars

https://www.schoology.com/resources?type_1%5B%5D=webinar

 

Pricing

Signing up is free. Prices after this are not available on the site

https://www.schoology.com/k-12/packages/basic

 

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