ROCKINGHAM COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS TECHNOLOGY  — TECH TOOLKIT

Topic

Written Instructions

Video

Navigating Schoology

Overview of the toolbar with courses, groups, resources, and the notification center

Overview of the home page

Quick overview of the layout of Schoology’s navigation bar 

Overview of Home Page

Notifications

Overview of Notifications

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Calendar

Using the calendar, color-coding, and filtering

Importing different calendars into Schoology

Basics of Using Calendar in Schoology

Adding Materials

Adding Items Cheat Sheet

Creating Materials (open the document and click on the specific topic that interests you)

Creating an Assignment in Schoology

Tests and Quizzes

Overview of tests/quizzes - definition, creation, grading

How to Create a Test/Quiz in Schoology

How to Add Questions to a Test in Schoology

Adding Questions from Question Bank/Importing

Test/Quiz

Test/Quiz Settings in Schoology

Grading Tests/Quizzes in Schoology       

Gradebook

Overview of the Gradebook

Gradebook Cheat Sheet

How to create grading categories

Overview of Gradebook

Resources

Overview of the resource center

Guidance on how to build up your resources.

Overview of Resource Center

How to Share Resources

Google Drive App

Overview of the Google Drive App

Video clips included in Written Instructions

Course Announcements

Creating updates and announcements

How to create announcements

Course Updates and Announcements

Drive Companion (a paid app you can add your courses)

Installing and using Drive Companion

Getting Started with Drive Companion

Integrating with Google Classroom

Linking to a Google Classroom assignment from Schoology

Embedding Audio in Schoology

Embedding audio in Schoology

Topic

Description

Getting Started (YouTube)

YouTube video tutorials from Schoology outlining how to begin

Getting Started in Schoology (For Instructors)

Step-by-step directions on how to get started using Schoology from its Help Page

Schoology’s Knowledge Base

Over 100 YouTube videos produced by Schoology, most in the 1-2 minute range (some longer), to introduce features and demonstrate common processes

Schoology Help Center

Instructor page of Schoology’s Help Center

Schoology Blog

Articles and information from Schoology

Year-End Procedures

Information about saving materials from courses in Schoology

Note: We’ll have LOTS more info to share! Plenty of training from our staff is in our plans, too.

To access a instructions for a variety of Schoology’s features, including building and saving grading rubrics, using portfolios, and tracking mastery,

join RCPS’s Schoology: Beyond the Basics with code 5K8GV-7JQVZ.

For questions not answered here, please submit a Help ticket and we’ll be happy to work with you!