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Back to School 2018 - See What's New

You never stop trying to improve how you teach and how your students learn.
And we’re here to help.

itslearning + Google is even better!

Now, for assignments, not only can teachers select Google files as attachments, but they also use Google “templates.” This creates a copy of a Google file for each student or group with A SINGLE CLICK from the teacher.

Students complete and submit their assignment based on their unique copy of the file.

Teachers can then easily provide feedback on the work while it’s still in progress or assess it upon submission.

360 Degrees of Reporting

Disorganized data is noise. But our 360°reports, transform that noise into insight.

Compare every student in a class before drilling down into individual student performance via clear, informative graphics.

Check progress, activity level, and time spent online.

Use these insights for better planning and deeper understanding, enabling actions and decisions that lead to success for all students.

Engaging Peer Reviews

Now, itslearning includes the ability to use peer assessment (or ‘review’) on an assignment. To help teachers, itslearning automatically distributes submitted work among students.

Teachers need only to say how many answers each student should assess.

For each student, teachers will be able to see the peer assessments received as well as the peer assessments this student has given.

For more information on the peer assessment changes that will be ready for back to school, register for our webinar now.

 

Learning Paths

There’s no one-size-fits-all approach to teaching. Some students learn very quickly, others need more help. Some prefer text; others video. With our new Learning Paths, each student gets just what they need.

Teachers can guide individual learning in a way that ensures mastery before additional material is presented. Branches can be created to allow those who “get it” to jump ahead, and those who need more help to get additional support.

This makes for a truly personalized learning experience.

Grading Goes All-in

We bet you think grading is no fun. But, look at our all-in-one grader and you may change your mind.

It lets you grade and annotate assignments, and provide rich feedback to learners, all from ONE SCREEN.

And it’s got a super smooth navigation, so you can quickly step through each student’s work. Maybe grading’s not so bad after all.

Flash-free OR Flash-based A/V recording

We’ve added a new Flash-free audio/video recorder based on WebRTC (Web Real-Time Communication).

And, we’ve improved our existing Flash-based media recorder. Take your pick. This flexibility creates more opportunities to teach, learn, and collaborate, regardless of hardware type.

Safe Messaging

Learning is social, but social media is not always nice. So, we’ve made our instant messaging safer and friendlier. If a conversation is reported by a student, the teacher now has the ability to moderate it. A student can also block other users. This means you keep the good parts of being social, and eliminate the risk of bullying

View as a student

As a teacher, have you ever wondered what your course looks like for your students? We are now adding this functionality for back to school. By simply selecting the profile you want to see directly from the course overview page you can easily switch to get the student view.

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