Teachers

Emailing Class Groups of Students and Parents

Emailing Class Groups of Students and Parents Emailing groups of Students and Parents can be frustrating as ManageBac doesn’t support sending emails directly (though it can send notification emails when assignments are posted or when messages are sent in the system). Here are the steps on how to email groups of students or parents directly. Step 1 – Navigate to the class of students or parents of students to email Step 2 – Export your class lists Step 3 – Copy emails that you’ll be emailing Step 4 – Compose your email That’s it! You can leave this email as

Setting Up New Utilities

Utility Payments and Follow-up ** Your bank accounts are opened in August. As your first salaries are paid at the end of that month and the automatic debits couldn’t be settled in July; l made them paid in order to avoid any cut off. You saw some deductions in your payrolls due to this. The reason is > you are paid for July salary and your apartments are rented by start of July. Guzinl helped most of you to solve the bank automatic payment problems as problems always occur due to the bank or utility company system problems. If there

Adding IICS Calendars

View http://my.iics.k12.tr/calendars Choose a calendar to view (Community and Primary or Secondary) + in the bottom right corner to add to your calendar Your Google Calendar will open up and the calendar you’ve added will now appear on the left side with the others. Events on all calendars selected will appear in your calendar view.

IICS Printers

IICS printers are networked across campus. This means you can sign-in to any printer at IICS and retrieve your documents. Note: By default, your Black and White printer is already installed. You may install a color printer for rare, responsible cases but keep in mind that the color printer has a small quota and is not for general use.  Information on how to install access to the color printer can be found here: Installing Color Printer for Student Use. Begin by printing your document. Please attempt to always print in Black and White and do not print more copies than

Gmail Updates

Google has recently updated Gmail and the changes have started to roll out for our IICS accounts. Google has documented all the changes to the interface here – Stay composed: here’s a quick rundown of the new Gmail. If you have any questions, concerns, or would like a walk-through, please contact me ccarlson@iics.k12.tr to arrange a time for us to meet go through the details.

Working Around the ManageBac Annotation Upgrade

A new “feature” of the recent ManageBac upgrade is an overhaul of the annotation plugin which now uses Vantage to allow you to markup documents submitted by your students. Default instructions here. Unfortunately for many of us, this implementation didn’t keep in mind that not everyone has a super widescreen monitor to work on. This results in a less than optimal way of annotating, but there is a workaround. Currently, if you annotate on a standard laptop screen, you’ll find that you are highlighting and creating boxes around text to comment on only without any comment box to attach. It

Google Drive Software Migration

You may have received a message from Google about upgrading Google Drive Sync to the new Drive File Stream. First things first – This ONLY applies to the software that syncs files between Google Drive and your computer. There are NO changes being made to Google Drive itself. All files, shared and collaborative documents, etc. remain unchanged. Google Drive for Mac/PC (the software that syncs, this is poorly named by Google and confusing) will go offline on May 12, 2018, and will impact you if you have not migrated to one of the two products below before then. Google Backup

Search within a folder in Google Drive

You can now search for content in a specific folder in Google Drive. Select the drop-down in the search bar and choose the folder you want from the Location menu, or right-click on a folder and search within that folder. Only folders that are within your My Drive or within Team Drives can be searched; if you have a folder that is shared with you, first add the folder to your My Drive.