• Working file workaround

    We received a great question around how to make 'live' documents or files that allow teachers and students to work simultaneously, without the need for re-submission every time there is an update to the work.

    On first glance, Class Notebook is a great solution as you can send a link to the Class Notebook via TD and then work on the file with your students. But what if you're not using Class Notebook? In that case, we have found that by using TD with OneDrive sharing, there is also a way to make other O365 files 'live' working files.

    The following video works through this, using a Word Online file as an example:

  • TDTips - Date, time and language settings

    Are the dates for your assignments displayed in the format you would like? Is Teacher Dashboard being displayed in your first language?

    If you have answered no to either of these questions, then this TDTip is for you.

    Please take a look at the following video, which demonstrates how language settings affect assignment date formats, and how to go about changing them. It also runs through changing OneDrive and Teacher Dashboard menu language settings:

     

    I hope that you have found this TDTip useful. If you have a question, or if there is something you would a TDTip to be made around, please don't hesitate to contact us.

  • TDTips: Teacher Dashboard Classroom

    This week’s TD Tips are all about our main announcement from the BETT show: Teacher Dashboard Classroom.

    We are steadily sending out sign up codes and working through our waiting list for Classroom, so here is a sneak preview of what to expect from our new free version of Teacher Dashboard.

    In this Teacher Dashboard Classroom demo we have covered:

    • The new Classroom interface and navigating through your classes;
    • Browsing Students OneDrives;
    • Checking on Students Progress;
    • Understanding your assignments’ statuses;
    • Creating new assignment;
    • Grading, collecting and returning;
    • Student Dashboard – what student sees

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