Text to Speech within Respondus

Student turn on the highlight/select speech in System Preferences / Accessibility. Under spoken content, click check box for Speak selection.  In options for Speak Selection view the shortcut keys to play.  Option ESC is default.  You can change default.

Canvas: Creating an assignment with a textbox response area. Textbox response area can be text, video, or image. Directions for response on Student iPad with video.

Create the Assignment with the + from either inside a module or the Assignments menu. Follow these directions selecting Online and Textbox as your response type. https://community.canvaslms.com/t5/Instructor-Guide/How-do-I-create-an-online-assignment/ta-p/950 How to answer with video in the Student app on an iPad Go to the assignment within your course. Click on the red bar Submit Assignment to open the textbox. Type text or Read More …

Canvas – Adding Badgr

Badges given for Module completion can be so much fun and motivating for a student. It is really easy to do once you set everything up. Step: 1. Login to Canvas and make sure Badgr is turned on in Settings/Navigation, be sure to SAVE2. Click on Badges in the left menu. This will ask you to select or create an Read More …

Promethean Panel – ScreenShare

Change/check these settings on both your board and MacBook to optimize stability of the connection when using ScreenShare with Promethean Panel. ActivPanel Changes: Update your board-Unified Menu/Locker/in the apps/UpdateIt should say that your board is at:Mainboard firmware 4.2.0.84Bezel firmware v6.471.42If not “Check for Updates” Change/Check a Network Setting-Unified Menu/Locker/Settings/More SettingsNetwork and InternetFirst make sure connection is on GRISD (not guest)Turn Read More …

Respondus LockDown Browser – iPad app for Eduphoria and Canvas

When you give a test in Eduphoria/Aware you can turn on a LockDown Browser to be used.  This will prevent students from going outside of the browser or quitting early from the test.  I don’t feel like this is very necessary at your level but wanted to make sure you knew that this was a setting which can be turned Read More …

StudyMate

Study Mate is from Respondus and a part of our license.  It is like Quizlet but will autologin you and your students because of going in via Canvas. As a teacher you can create sets (import info you already have or enter info) and assign it to students.  It will track usage if you assign a set. You can also have Read More …

Zoom – sound from a Video

If you want the sound from the host computer to go to all students, be sure to click the box when you go to the Share window. You may choose to share either the window which the video is showing or the whole desktop.