Remote Learning - Castle
*All things remote learning will be posted by 8:00 a.m. on the first school day of each week.
Remote Learning Plan - Week of 6-1-20- Click the link to see your daily tasks.
*Also, be sure to continue checking-in each day by clicking the remote learning check-in icon in TigerID.
Information about required apps can be found below.
-Assignments that require SeeSaw can be accessed using the SeeSaw app on student iPads. See the videos for details about how to navigate to an assignment, create a reply, and how to zoom in to write easier.
-Go to the "Activities" tab to see new assignments, click the assignment, and then use + Add Response. Never use the green circle from the journal page.
-When finished with an assignment, be sure to use the green check mark button to submit the assignment for review. Only use the orange draft button if you aren't done.
-When recording a video, if you think you might need more than the 5 minute limit, record your video using your normal camera app, and instead of selecting video on the add material screen, use upload and select your video from the camera roll. It will allow videos up to 9 minutes and 59 seconds.
Video: How to add a response to a SeeSaw assignment - Use this as a guide for how to submit an assignment on Seesaw. It covers both adding your own attachments to an activity post and filling in a response to a template loaded by the teacher.
Video: How to zoom in on Seesaw - Use this as a guide for how to zoom in on an assignment to make writing and reading easier.
Video: How to enlarge pictures that you upload - Use this as a guide for how to enlarge pictures that you upload to Seesaw.
Video: How to submit multiple pages to the same activity post - Use this as a guide for submitting more than 1 page to the same activity post.
Social Studies assignments may direct you to ED. IT can be found in TigerID. Assigned work should show up in the "Assignments" tab once students are logged in. You will need to click the word assignments to open that tab. Look for the assignment with the correct name.
Spelling tests will be completed on Spelling City. Information about your username and password can be found on your Seesaw assignment for the Spelling City test.
-Assignments that are housed in Google Classroom can be accessed using the Classroom app on student iPads. First click on the Classroom app. Then click on 2019-2020: Castle to access my classroom page.
-Each time you open Classroom, pull down on the white space on the sidebar to refresh the page. This should let new assignments pop to the top of the class feed.
-When you work on a file using the pen button and hit save, your new file will show under "Your Work" as "Name of the assignment you did - Edited" This is the new file that will be turned in. You can click it and hit the pen again to resume working on the same file.
See the videos below for details about how to open materials on classroom as well as submitting your work for review.
Video: How to write on a Classroom file and turn it in - Use this as a guide if an assignment tells you to complete pages that are attached.
Video: How to add an attachment of your own to a Classroom assignment - Use this as a guide if an assignment asks you to take a photo of your work to upload.
Q: I turned in my assignment on SeeSaw but you said that I didn't submit it. What happened?
A: You used the "+ Add" green circle from the journal page instead of the "+ Add response"button from the activity page. You will need to re-submit or re-do the assignment from the activity page. To save your post so that it can be uploaded, find the post you turned in incorrectly in your journal feed and click the 3 dots. Select "Share or Save" and choose "Save to Camera Roll" Then go into the activity that it should be in and when you add a response, upload the saved item from your camera roll.
Q: I edited the file on Classroom and hit save. Now the file is gone. What do I do?
A: When you work on a file on Classroom using the pen button and hit save, the file you worked on will close and your new file will show under "Your Work" as "Name of the assignment you did - Edited" This is the new file that will be turned in. You can click it and hit the pen again to resume working on the same file.
Q: I don’t see a pen button and I can’t add the picture attachment to the post on Classroom. What is wrong?
A: Your child hit the big blue Turn-in/Submit button. Click unsubmit and you will have access to add files and edit with the pen again. The big blue button should only be pressed once every assignment for the entire week is finished.
Q: I don't know if I checked in for the day / I got an email about being absent, but my child was working. What do I do?
A: Please contact the building secretary for attendance issues at: email@example.com
Q: How do I zoom in on a Seesaw assignment?
A: Watch the video above, which can also be found in your Seesaw inbox.
Q: How do I get to the Scholastic page if I can't get it to work from Seesaw on my iPad?
A: Go to SCHOLASTIC NEWS WEBSITE - CLICK ME on a computer and log in using the password provided in the Seesaw activity. It can also be found on google classroom in the materials post for Scholastic.
Q: I accidentally submitted my Seesaw assignment before I was done. What do I do?
A: From the journal feed on Seesaw, find the post you submitted (it should be at the top) and click the 3 dots in the bottom corner. Select "Edit item" to continue working on it.