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“Technology will never replace great teachers, but in the hands of great teachers, it’s transformational.” ~ George Couros

Student Connection Issues with Apple Classroom

If you have seemingly random students that are not connecting to your class in Apple Classroom, here are some things you can try to remedy the situation. Of course, sometimes the issue is behavioral. Students turn off Bluetooth to avoid Apple Classroom but quickly turn it back on as a teacher approaches. Aside from this,…

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Missing Classes in Apple Classroom

This morning, you may have noticed that your classes are missing in Apple Classroom. The MIS department is aware of the issue. When they know more, we will be sure to pass along any information. Some teachers have begun to rebuild their classes. There appears to be no harm in this with this caveat: Currently,…

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Teams Integration with Schoology Ending in WCS

When it became necessary for Wood County Schools to switch to remote instruction last fall, teachers rose to the occasion and began learning multiple technology tools to meet with, and meet the needs of, their students. Any option that helped during that period of time was welcomed. One tool was the Teams integration within Schoology.…

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Planned Schoology Maintenance

A message from PowerSchool (parent company of Schoology): Maintenance Window: Saturday, October 9, 2021, 4:00 am – 6:00 am PDT This is a notice for an upcoming maintenance that is being conducted on the SaaS platform. There is downtime expected for this maintenance. Please see below details. Products Impacted: Schoology Reason for Maintenance: We are performing infrastructure maintenance and…

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Time to Tidy Up Old Teams

In our modern era, we tend to collect digital junk everywhere. So much to keep track of! Most of the time, it’s nothing more than an inconvenience. Sometimes, however, it’s important to take a look at items that continue to live on, especially things like old Microsoft Teams. If the ability for students to chat…

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John Wooden