For Teachers

Articles and FAQ to help teachers using Educa

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56 articles in this collection
Written by Geoff Nixon, Kieren Swann, Alick Draper and 1 other

Setting Up The Logbook

Setting up and editing a Logbook template - edit questions, change order and question type, troubleshooting (previously called Evaluation).
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Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Transition to School Statements

Complete your Transition to School Statements on Educa, using our pre-loaded templates, allowing you to attach evidence.
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Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Change questions on "About Me" page

How to change/edit child's "About Me page
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Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Multi-Site Sharing

How to share curriculum, message board posts and policy's between sites.
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Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Set a Teacher as a Parent

How to add an educator as a parent
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Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Assign Teachers Different Access

How to enable a teacher's Admin rights, reviewer settings and approval settings.
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Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Site Goals

How to access your site's goals
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Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Strategic Goals

Access Strategic Goals
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Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Educa Planning - Customising Plans for your Centre

Admins can create re-usable planning templates for teachers from scratch or by copying and editing an existing template. Here's a video.
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Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Creating a Form

Create new forms from the Active Forms page. Each form has its own unique template. Forms can be used as often as needed.
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Written by Geoff Nixon
Updated over a week ago

Forms

Forms are online documents. They can relate to children, teachers or your centre, they can be private or shared.
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Written by Aaron Rushworth
Updated over a week ago

Form Types & Use Cases

Choose the right form type for your purpose depending on your subject - children, teachers or your centre.
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Written by Geoff Nixon
Updated over a week ago

Child Milestones

Use child milestone forms for assessments and screening. Learn how to create a milestone and how they vary from child forms here.
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Written by Geoff Nixon
Updated over a week ago

Creating a Form Template

Each new form requires a new Form Template. You can use a standard template, copy and existing template or create one from scratch.
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Written by Geoff Nixon
Updated over a week ago

Upload Files from Google Drive

Upload images, videos and PDF files from directly from your Google Drive
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Written by Aaron Rushworth
Updated over a week ago

Student Users

Invite student users to write stories in Educa
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Written by Aaron Rushworth
Updated over a week ago

Linking files from Google Drive

Create hyperlinks to files saved in Google Drive, Google Docs & Google Sheets in any text box on Educa
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Written by Aaron Rushworth
Updated over a week ago

Embedding Videos

This article explains how to embed a video from Google Drive to your Educa Site.
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Written by Aaron Rushworth
Updated over a week ago

FAQ and Educa Images For Customer Websites

Educa info for your website to help parents. And "Educa login" and "We share using Educa" images (scroll down).
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Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

End of the Year To-do's with Educa

Procedure for centres to take to wrap up their Educa accounts - (end of year, archive, delete, closing, checklist, holiday)
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Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago
Plans

Setting Up Planning Templates

How to create or edit a planning template that will show up in Active Plans, for teachers to use.
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Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Planning Template Sections

Re-usable plan templates can be created using Educa Plan Templates or by copying existing templates and editing.
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Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Writing a Plan

How planning works, how to create an individual or group plan with goals, lesson plan schedules and a video on writing a plan.
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Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Link Teachers To A Plan

How to allow educators access to your plans
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Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Saving a Plan as a Draft

How to save your plan as a draft and access it again at a later time
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Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Link a Story to a Plan

How to link a child's individual or a group story to a plan
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Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Copy or Share an Individual Plan

How to copy an individual plan and use it for a different child - (share plan, copy plan)
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Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Archive or Delete Old Plans

How to remove or retire plans that are no longer being used on your site - (archive plans, remove plans, planning)
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Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Editing Another Teacher's Plan

How to turn on the ability to edit another teacher's plans
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Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Filling In The Logbook

How to use the Logbook to either record events or create a schedule all teachers can see. (previously called Evaluation)
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Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Share Custom Planning Templates to Multiple Sites

How to copy a customised planning template to another Educa site you are linked to
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Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago
Reports

Child Story Report

How to access a summary report or graph for children's individual stories
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Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Export the Child Story Report

How to turn the child story report into an Microsoft Excel document - (excel report, story report excel, export child story)
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Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Teacher Story Report

How to see a recent summary of learning stories created
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Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Teacher Weekly Report

How to see a weekly report or summary of the Educators on your site
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Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Parent Visit Report

How to access a summary of children's family members' visits
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Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Parent Engagement Graph

How to access a summary of visitor engagement on your site
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Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Story Search

How to search for a specific story or group of stories
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Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Stories to Print Report

How to view a list of learning stories to mark as "printed" or "ignored"
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Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Usage Overview Report

How to view a graph to show the number of parent accounts and child profiles
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Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Curriculum Usage Report

How to view a summary of Curriculum links in learning stories
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Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Stories / Comments Report

How to view a summary of stories and comments within a given time frame
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Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

View More Information on a Graph

How to use your computer mouse or touch screen to see extra details on graphs in Educa
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Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago