Welcome to the Island Teacher Information www.studyisland.com 800.419.3191
Study Island Staff Development Session #1 • Pre-Assessment • Study Island Overview • Celebrity Island Cruise • Teacher Log-Ins • Create / Manage Classes • Make Practice & Instructional Assignments • Next Steps
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Staff Development Miles Jones Elementary School Sylvia Hicks, ITRT
What is Study Island? • Study Island is a web-based educational resource for instruction, assessment, and reporting built from state and common core standards.
What is Study Island? • Study Island contains practice questions, accompanying lessons, and explanations to reinforce the concepts and skills taught in the classroom. Topics
Key Benefits for Teachers • Web-based Learning • Access Study Island ANYWHERE from the internet. • Real Time Reporting • Automatic grading for immediate feedback. • Diagnostic reports to better differentiate instruction. • Parent Notifications • Schedule emails to be automatically sent to parents updating them on students’ progress and new assignments.
Where do I start? 1. Go to www.studyisland.com. 2. Enter your Username and Password
From your Teacher Page you can: • Create a class in Class Manager. • Schedule Assignments. • View a snapshot of favorite reports from School Reports. • Access Teacher Lounge tools. • See Study Island announcements
Study Island Programs • Select a grade level from the left side of the screen under your state programs. • Select a subject. • Select a topic.
Study Island Sessions Practice Mode Game Mode Classroom Response Systems Printable Worksheet
Helpful Hints Teacher Resources (available in select topics) Descriptions, Videos, Lesson Plans, and Digital Resources! (Available to teachers only)
School Reports Set up automatic emailed reports Monitor Individual Progress With our RTI report Assess your students and receive Automatic grading with the Built Test Report Compare your School to the State performance
Motivating Students ● Create a 90% Club for students who achieve an overall 90% in Study Island ● Hand out Study Island Certificates • Contact Implementation@StudyIsland.com for more ideas to motivate students.
Teacher Resources Teacher Toolkit: Teachers have easy access to lesson plans, flash animations, videos, science simulations, and project based learning activities. Khan Academy Videos: Reinforce middle and high school math lessons with embedded Khan Academy videos. Videos will give students a brief, step-by-step lesson of specific math concepts and examples. Interactive Animations: Reinforce instructional concepts with interactive animations. Use these animations for whole-class instruction or interactive whiteboards.
In Conclusion • Log in at www.StudyIsland.com. • Explore your Study Island programs. • Create classes in Class Manager. • Check out School Reports. • For helpful resources, click on the Help tab. For most issues, contact Support@archlearning.com or call 800-419-3191 X3
Class Manager • Teacher User Name and Password • Create a Class • Making Assignments • Practice • Instructional
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Create a Class • Click on “Class Manager” (left side) • Click “Add New Class” • Enter a title for your new class • “Override School Preferences” (optional) • This feature allows you to control games, remedial topics and timer visibility. • Click the blue plus sign grade level • Check student you wish to add. • Click “SAVE”
Create Practice and Instruction Assignment • Click on “Class Manager” (locate your class) • Click Class Title • Click “Add Assignment” • Click Create Assignment on Tab • Enter Assignment Title • Select assignment date and due date • Type instructions, if desired • Click Slider to override preferences • See Help for more visuals!
Create Practice and Instruction Assignment Cont. • Click Next Assignment (bottom) • Select Program & Subject to View Topics • Check the Topic(s) • Click Next (individual of all students) • Save and Exit