We received many inquiries for staff to purchase old Dell laptops during the current refresh cycle. We have weighed our options and have decided not to move forward with this sale for these reasons: The district would incur a labor cost of approximately $105/device to prepare the laptop for release of all SDoL licensing/data and ready for consumer purchase. The… Continue Reading Sale of Old Dell Laptops
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This week’s Synergy videos include instructions on how to detach windows and use the QuickLaunch to its full potential. These are hints that can save time when navigating Synergy. For TeacherVUE users, we explore using the Quick Assignment feature in the grade book and dive into the various grade book reports available. All of these videos can be found on… Continue Reading Synergy and TeacherVUE Feature Spotlight
This week’s Synergy videos include instructions on how to customize grids and set defaults when running reports. All of which are steps that can save time when navigation Synergy. For TeacherVUE users, we explore the MTSS Workflow and the various grade book filters and options available to make the grade book customized for your personal needs. All of these videos… Continue Reading Synergy and TeacherVUE Feature Spotlight
As a teacher, do you know how to edit observations already entered? Or view observations from other teachers? And Synergy users, do you know what Quick Navigation is all about? If you don’t, please check out this week’s Feature Spotlight videos on the Knowledge Base Video Presentation page. If you’ve watched the videos and have questions, we’ve scheduled Open Zoom… Continue Reading Synergy Feature Spotlight
Are you ready to ease your navigation with fewer clicks in Synergy? Are you looking for analytics for TeacherVUE? Did you know that Synergy has a feature called a docking panel? Be sure to check out the Synergy Feature Spotlight section of the SDoL Knowledge Base. Other Synergy Feature Spotlight videos include: Customizable reports to communicate student progress Modifying alerts… Continue Reading Introducing Synergy Feature Spotlight
An automated process has been created to reach out to new non-employees and employees changing positions that may need Synergy training. Based on information from a SAAF, individuals are flagged that may need training (non-employee that has never worked in the district, etc.) and an e-mail is sent with contact information. The training will be customized based on their position… Continue Reading Synergy Training – Non-Employees and Position Changes
A recent update was made to only show the cumulative weighted GPA in ParentVUE and StudentVUE for students in grades 9-13. Previously, the weighted and non-weighted GPAs were displayed but there was no indication which was which.
An announcement was previously posted in Synergy regarding updated health alert icons for students. Please read the New Health Alert Icon article for additional information.
The instructional video on how to post elementary report card grades has been simplified to only contain the steps needed for report card grades. A separate video has been created for the elementary gradebook (creating assignments, linking/scoring competencies). These videos can be found on the Knowledge Base video section, under TeacherVUE.
In the summer of 2020 we shared the work and improvements made to the discipline module in Synergy, as well as a review of the discipline guidelines. However, due to COVID, schools haven’t been seeing as many discipline incidents. In order to support schools, we wanted to provide the following reminders and supports: Any accepted referral must be changed from… Continue Reading Discipline Data Entry and Processing Referrals