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  • PowerSchool Training When You Want It

    By: Aaron Morrison | October, 2011 | 5,018 views | 1 Comment | Posted in: PowerSchool

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    When you hear about a new tool you want (or are required) to use in your classroom, how do you learn how to use it? By attending school-sponsored professional development workshops? By asking a trusted colleague for a demo? By independently pouring through all the material you can find?
    What if you could get a little tutorial whenever you needed it from someone who was infinitely patient?
    That’s the main idea behind Pearson’s Mastery in Minutes: to provide you the bit of information you need when you need it. The …

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  • PowerSchool Summit Series: Core Tools for Student Success

    By: Aaron Morrison | October, 2011 | 2,905 views | 3 Comments | Posted in: PowerSchool

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    What do you get when you mix a group of PowerSchool-savy school folks plus a team of Pearson’s best trainers and have them focus on standards for three days? A robust school- and district-level ability to develop educational success strategies for students in PowerSchool 7.0.
    In the Core Tools for Student Success summit, System Administrators will learn how to implement standards in PowerSchool 7.0, how to create standards-based report cards using ReportWorks, and how to implement custom pages using PowerSchool 7.0.
    Curriculum specialists will learn about Ken O’Connor’s 15 …

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  • Five Apps for Teacher Organization

    By: Aaron Morrison | October, 2011 | 3,728 views | 2 Comments | Posted in: Classroom Resources, Technology in the Classroom

    With all of the lessons to plan, emails to read, and grades to calculate, it’s no wonder why teaching can be overwhelming. As educators, there is often a heap load to do in so little time, that it becomes difficult to squeeze it all in without surrendering quality. Being organized is the agent to managing time, remaining efficient, and even staying sane during the demanding moments throughout the school year. A few months back we shared “Apps, Software, and Sites Every Teacher Should Know About,” and since organization truly matters, …

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