For Teachers

A collection of articles aimed at teachers using Educa

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127 articles in this collection
Written by Alick Draper, Kieren Swann, Geoff Nixon 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)
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Written by Alick Draper
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Edit your Teacher Profile

Edit your profile page
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Written by Alick Draper
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My Portfolio Feature For Teachers

An overview of Educa's Teacher Portfolio, used for reflections, inquiry, registration evidence and storing documents
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Written by Kieren Swann
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Using the Toolbar - Teachers

Access your notifications, stories, portfolio, planning, and more from your toolbar
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Written by Alick Draper
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Send Messages to all Staff on your Site

How to send a Teachers Message on your Educa website
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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)
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Written by Kieren Swann
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'Viewed by' List for Teacher Messages

Find out what teachers have seen your Teacher Message
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Written by Alick Draper
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Staff Portfolio Permissions

Assign mentors or peers to your personal portfolio
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Written by Alick Draper
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Teacher Stories / Evidence

How to create a "Teacher Post" to add evidence or reflections
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Written by Alick Draper
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Link Evidence to Teacher Stories

How to attach/add files to a Teacher Story
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Written by Alick Draper
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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
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Written by Alick Draper
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Link Curriculum to a Teacher Portfolio

Add curriculum outcomes to your "My Portfolio" posts, and teacher stories.
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Written by Alick Draper
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Create a Group Post

A Mentor Teacher Story can be posted to the teacher portfolios of multiple staff members at once
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Written by Alick Draper
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Multi-site access

How to switch between Educa sites if you have more than one
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Written by Alick Draper
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Create a Peer Story

How to create a Peer story for another teacher
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Written by Alick Draper
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Create a Mentor Story

How to create a mentor story for another teacher
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Written by Alick Draper
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Add Mentor / Peer feedback

How to comment on another staff member's Teacher Story
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Written by Alick Draper
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View Teacher Portfolio Graph

How to access a staff member's portfolio graph
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Written by Alick Draper
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View Teacher Portfolio Summary

How to use the "My Summary" feature in your teacher portfolio
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Written by Alick Draper
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Download Teacher Portfolio

Downloading your RTC or teaching registration
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Written by Alick Draper
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Transfer Teacher Portfolios

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

Create a Group Story

Write group stories that get saved to each child's portfolio and shared with families of all children linked.
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Written by Kieren Swann
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Create a Story

How to write a story for one child and share with a family
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Written by Alick Draper
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Day Journals

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

Access My Stories

How to access and use My Stories list
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Written by Alick Draper
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View Group Learning Stories

How to view all Group Learning stories, including drafts, for children on your site
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Written by Kieren Swann
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Access the Draft Stories List

How to find a list of draft stories for a particular child
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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
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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
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Written by Kieren Swann
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Include Special Characters in your Learning Stories

How to add special characters or macrons into learning stories or dashboard messages
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Written by Kieren Swann
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Printing Tips & Tricks

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Written by Alick Draper
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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
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Written by Alick Draper
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Text Wrapping

How to wrap text around a photo in Educa's text editor
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Written by Alick Draper
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Upload and Resize Photos

How to upload multiple photos to a post and resize them to fit
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Written by Alick Draper
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Rotate and Crop Photos

How to rotate, flip and crop images in a story
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Written by Kieren Swann
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Add Frames or Effects to Photos

How to put frames / borders or effects on images in a story
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Written by Kieren Swann
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Print Wizard

How to print your stories using the Print Wizard
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Written by Alick Draper
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Save as PDF through Print Wizard

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

Print preview blocked or not showing?
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Written by Alick Draper
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Administrators

Your Site Preferences

How to update your Site Preferences
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Written by Alick Draper
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Your Site's Privacy Settings

About class privacy, child privacy, staff access and other privacy settings in Educa
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Written by Alick Draper
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Your Site's Notification Settings

How to manage your site's general notification settings
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Written by Alick Draper
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Your Site's Story and Goal Settings

How to edit your site's Story Questions ("Opportunities and Possibilities?") and more
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Written by Alick Draper
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Change questions on "About Me" page

How to change/edit child's "About Me page
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Written by Alick Draper
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Change your Site's Overdue Alert Settings

How to find and change the overdue alert settings for children on your site
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Written by Kieren Swann
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Multi-Site Sharing

How to share curriculum, message board posts and policy's between sites.
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Written by Alick Draper
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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)
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Written by Alick Draper
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Include / Exclude Day Journals from a Child's Download

How to include / exclude Day Journals when downloading children's profiles
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Written by Kieren Swann
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Increase or Decrease a Site's Child Profile Limit

How to add or remove your site's child profile limit using the Billing setting
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Written by Alick Draper
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Enable Tātaiako and Professional Standard

How to enable Tātaiako and Professional Standard for Teacher Portfolios on your site
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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.
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Written by Alick Draper
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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

Deleting a Teacher's Profile

How to delete a teaching portfolio on your Educa site
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Written by Kieren Swann
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Class Privacy

What is class privacy and how to change teacher access - (class privacy, confidentiality, child privacy, teacher privacy)
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Written by Alick Draper
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Re-Invite a User

How to resend an email invitation to reinvite users on your site
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Written by Kieren Swann
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Edit or Delete an Incorrect Invitation

How to remove or change an invite with the wrong details
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Written by Kieren Swann
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Edit a Family Member's Email

Changing family email in pending invitation - (family email, change family email, update email)
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Written by Kieren Swann
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Archiving a group of profiles at once

Learn how to archive an entire class on Educa with one click
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Written by Alick Draper
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Set up a Print Header

Manage your site's pdf print header in your print settings page
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Written by Alick Draper
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Adjust the Date Format

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

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
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Event Calendar

How to create and edit events in your Event Calendar
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Written by Alick Draper
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Site Goals

How to access your site's goals
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Written by Kieren Swann
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Strategic Goals

Access Strategic Goals
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Written by Alick Draper
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Adding Google Calendar

A step by step guide on how to integrate your Google Calendar into Educa.
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Written by Alick Draper
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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
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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
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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
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Link Teachers To A Plan

How to allow educators access to your plans
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Written by Alick Draper
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Teacher Story Report

How to see a recent summary of learning stories created
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Written by Kieren Swann
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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
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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
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Story Search

How to search for a specific story or group of stories
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Written by Kieren Swann
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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
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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
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Curriculum Usage Report

How to view a summary of Curriculum links in learning stories
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Written by Kieren Swann
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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
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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