ThinkCentral

 

Expressions ThinkCentral

Training Agenda

 

  • Staff Login & Security Questions

    • Choose State, District and School > Put check in the box to Remember

    • Usernames – same as e-mail

    • Password

    • Create Security Questions – 1st time only

  • Whats Available?

    • Resources – books and games

    • Planning – calendar and lesson plans, create tests

    • Classes & Students – add or remove students from classes

    • Assignments – individualize/differentiate student practice

    • Reports – print reports from assignments and tests

    • Account – change password or security questions

    • Guides & Tutorials – Helpful videos and user guides

  • Manage Classes

    • Assign Students > Sort by Grade > Select Name > Add > Done

    • You can move students from class to class

    • E-mail Laurie, Kyle or Paul when new students need to be added

  • Resources (Only have access to your assigned grade level texts)

    • Teacher Edition

      • Easy to print activities

      • Use with Projector to demonstrate and teach

      • Show all activities on the board

      • Assisting Teachers can use to re-teach

    • Student Edition

      • Read to the students

      • Glossary

      • Online Activities

      • NO more lugging that big book home

      • Students that miss school can access from home

      • Parents can help students with homework

    • Mega Math K-6

      • Activities to reinforce concepts taught in the book

      • 6 Content areas with games that can teach multiple concepts

    • iTools

      • Tools that help teach basic concepts covered in daily lessons

  • Planning (Lesson Plan Book)

    • Add Subjects – Language, Math, Science, Social, Art, Others

      • Layout your weekly schedule or just do Math

      • Set up blocks to copy each week

        • Settings > Teaching Blocks > Add Subjects to each day

        • View Lesson Planner > Apply Weekly Blocks

        • Do this for every week you wish to copy

      • Add activities, websites, handouts, assignments

         

  • Assignments

    • Assign activities, tests, and other items for students

    • Add Test > Follow Help Video

    • Create Custom tests > Follow Help Video

 

*More training and time needed

 

  • Student Login

    • User – 20benggab (Grad.Year + First 4 letters of last name + First 3 letters of first name)

    • Password – ss7876 (ss + 4 digit lunch number)

    • Student Edition

    • Assignments

    • Games

  • Reports

    • View Individual or Class results on tests