For Teachers

A collection of articles aimed at teachers using Educa

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133 articles in this collection
Written by Aaron Rushworth, Alick Draper, and Kieren Swann and 1 other
Teacher Profile

What is the Teacher Portfolio Feature?

All about teacher posts! - (educator stories, ERO, educator portfolio, my portfolio, mentor and peer stories)
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Edit your Teacher Profile

Edit your profile page
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

My Portfolio Feature For Teachers

An overview of Educa's Professional Development feature, used for Teaching Registration Evidence and Reflections on your practice
Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Using the Toolbar - Teachers

Access your notifications, stories, portfolio, planning, and more from your toolbar
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Send Messages to all Staff on your Site

How to send a Teachers Message on your Educa website
Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Share Teacher Messages to Multiple Sites

How to copy a teacher message to another Educa site you are linked to - (share messages, link teacher messages, copy teacher comments)
Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

'Viewed by' List for Teacher Messages

Find out what teachers have seen your Teacher Message
Written by Elyse Stallard
Updated over a week ago

Staff Portfolio Permissions

Assign mentors or peers to your personal portfolio
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Teacher Stories / Evidence

How to create a "Teacher Post" to add evidence or reflections
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Link Evidence to Teacher Stories

How to attach/add files to a Teacher Story
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Copy a Child's Story into a Teacher Story

How to attach a child's story that you wrote to a Teacher Story as evidence
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Link Curriculum to a Teacher Portfolio

Add curriculum outcomes to your "My Portfolio" posts, and teacher stories.
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Create a Group Teacher Story

How to create a Teacher Story for multiple staff member's at once
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Multi-site access

How to switch between Educa sites if you have more than one
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Create a Peer Story

How to create a Peer story for another teacher
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Create a Mentor Story

How to create a mentor story for another teacher
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Add Mentor / Peer feedback

How to comment on another staff member's Teacher Story
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

View Teacher Portfolio Graph

How to access a staff member's portfolio graph
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

View Teacher Portfolio Summary

How to use the "My Summary" feature in your teacher portfolio
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Download Teacher Portfolio

Downloading your RTC or teaching registration
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Transfer Teacher Portfolios

When a Teacher moves from one Educa site to another.
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago
Learning Stories

Create a Group Story

How to add group stories for children on your site
Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Create a Story

How to write a story and share with family for one child
Written by Alick Draper
Updated this week

Day Journals

What is a Day Journal and how to enable it on stories
Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Access My Stories

How to access and use My Stories list
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

View Group Learning Stories

How to view all Group Learning stories, including drafts, for children on your site
Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Access the Draft Stories List

How to find a list of draft stories for a particular child
Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Save a File as a PDF

How to save documents from other applications (such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint or Publisher) as a PDF to upload as a story
Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Upload a PDF as a Story

How to upload PDF files to use for learning stories
Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Include Special Characters in your Learning Stories

How to add special characters or macrons into learning stories or dashboard messages
Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Printing Tips & Tricks

Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Remove "Generate Template" and Date from the top of a Printed Learning Story

How to remove the "Generate Template" message and the date from a learning story when printing
Written by Elyse Stallard
Updated over a week ago

Text Wrapping

How to wrap text around a photo in Educa's text editor
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Upload and Resize Photos

How to upload multiple photos to a post and resize them to fit
Written by Alick Draper
Updated this week

Rotate and Crop Photos

How to rotate, flip and crop images in a story
Written by Kieren Swann
Updated this week

Add Frames or Effects to Photos

How to put frames / borders or effects on images in a story
Written by Kieren Swann
Updated this week

Print Wizard

How to print your stories using the Print Wizard
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Save as PDF through Print Wizard

How to save a Story or Message as a PDF through Print Wizard, keeping the Borders
Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Print Preview

Print preview blocked or not showing?
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago
Administrators

Your Site Preferences

How to update your Site Preferences
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Your Site's Privacy Settings

How to manage your site's general privacy settings
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Your Site's Notification Settings

How to manage your site's general notification settings
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Your Site's Story and Goal Settings

How to edit your site's Story Questions ("Opportunities and Possibilities?") and more
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Change questions on "About Me" page

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

Change your Site's Overdue Alert Settings

How to find and change the overdue alert settings for children on your site
Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Multi-Site Sharing

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

Draft Message Board - Edit and Post

Alter, change, update, and manipulate message board posts that you've previously saved in drafts
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Link Teacher to Another Site

How to add an educator to another Educa site that you are linked to - (add teachers to other, add educators to new site, connect)
Written by Elyse Stallard
Updated over a week ago

Include / Exclude Day Journals from a Child's Download

How to include / exclude Day Journals when downloading children's profiles
Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Increase or Decrease a Site's Child Profile Limit

How to add or remove your site's child profile limit using the Billing setting
Written by Elyse Stallard
Updated over a week ago

Enable Tātaiako and Professional Standard

How to enable Tātaiako and Professional Standard for Teacher Portfolios on your site
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Upload your Logo to the Navigation Bar

How to add your logo onto the main bar of your site.
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Set a Teacher as a Parent

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

Deleting a Teacher's Profile

How to delete a teaching portfolio on your Educa site
Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Manage Class Privacy Settings

How to change what classes educators and teachers can access - (class privacy, confidentiality, child privacy, teacher privacy)
Written by Elyse Stallard
Updated over a week ago

Re-Invite a User

How to resend an email invitation to reinvite users on your site
Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Edit or Delete an Incorrect Invitation

How to remove or change an invite with the wrong details
Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Edit a Family Member's Email

Changing family email in pending invitation - (family email, change family email, update email)
Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Archiving a group of profiles at once

Learn how to archive an entire class on Educa with one click
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Set up a Print Header

Manage your site's pdf print header in your print settings page
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Adjust the Date Format

How to change the date format on your site
Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Edit the Evaluation Form

How to edit the evaluation forms template on your site
Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Event Calendar

How to create and edit events in your Event Calendar
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Site Goals

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

Strategic Goals

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

Adding Google Calendar

A step by step guide on how to integrate your Google Calendar into Educa.
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago
Plans

Setting up Planning Templates

How to create a template for your Plans
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Planning Template Sections

Information about each of the areas in a planning template
Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Writing a Plan

How to create an Individual or Group Plan
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Link Teachers To A Plan

How to allow educators access to your plans
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
Written by Elyse Stallard
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
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)
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)
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
Written by Elyse Stallard
Updated over a week ago

Add an Evaluation Form

How to add an evaluation form for managing children's learning goals or development
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
Written by Elyse Stallard
Updated over a week ago
Message Board

What is the Message Board?

What can you use the Dashboard Feature for? - (newsletter board, centre-wide messages, bulletin, dash board)
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Posting to Your Message Board

How to create a new community post for your site's DashBoard
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Edit or Delete a Message Board Post

How to edit or delete a Dashboard Message
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

View and comment on a Dashboard Message

How to view and comment on Dashboard Messages
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

'Viewed by' List on Message Board

Find out which parents and family members have seen your message board or dashboard post
Written by Elyse Stallard
Updated over a week ago

Approve Dashboard comments

How to approve comments made on Dashboard Messages
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Allow Parents to post to the Message Board

Allow a parent or family member access to post messages to the Dashboard with our 'Committee Member' feature
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Enable/Disable Staff to Post on the Message Board

How to assign a teacher the rights to create stories for the Dashboard
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Share Message Board Posts to Multiple Sites

How to copy a dashboard message to another Educa site you are linked to
Written by Elyse Stallard
Updated over a week ago

Site Photo Gallery

View your site's photo gallery from the message board
Written by Alick Draper
Updated over a week ago

Creating a Clickable Link to Another Page

Learn how to create a 'hyperlink' to another page or website.
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
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)
Written by Kieren Swann
Updated over a week ago

Teacher Story Report

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

Parent Visit Report

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

Parent Engagement Graph

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

Story Search

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

Curriculum Usage Report

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