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Becky Anderson
In an effort to make sure you are all ready to go before classes start, here's a short checklist of how to prepare yourself and your students to use Sapling and SaplingPlus this semester.   Course Set Up – Prior to Term ❏ Bookmark the Sapling log in page:  https://www.macmillanlearning.com/college/us/digital/sapling ❏ Attend a training and feel… (Show more)
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Chelsea Simens
Learning Curve quizzes are a great tool to help students review material and prepare for classroom discussion, and they also provide us with metrics to indicate what students might be struggling with so we can better tailor our classroom time to meet the student’s needs. Students often ask “how can I better study for exams?” and sometimes ask for… (Show more)
Becky Anderson
We are delighted to report that you can now add your TAs (or SIs) to your course without the help of the Client Success Team.   In the left-side menu of your course, if you hover over Course Management, you will see Teaching Assistants. Follow these directions for all the details on how to add a TA and what that role means in your course.   And… (Show more)
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Becky Anderson
We will be performing system maintenance on Sunday morning July 21st  from 12:01am Eastern until 7am Eastern as well as Friday morning July 26th from 6am to 9am Eastern. Sapling will not be available during these ten hours for students or instructors. Please change any assignment due dates as needed.  We apologize for the inconvenience, but one of… (Show more)
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Becky Anderson
Today we had a release that allowed us to share some much-asked-for changes to the way the homepage in Sapling works.   Instructors can now select multiple items on the course home page, including assessments, labels, and resources Selecting multiple items (or single items) allows the items to be moved, deleted, or have the visibility status… (Show more)
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Chelsea Simens
Did you know that you can drag and drop items in the Launchpad calendar? Or batch update your settings in Sapling? Do you have the 411 on Achieve Read and Practice?   Whether you know the tips and tricks or not, receiving training from your Learning Solutions Specialist (or LSS for short) will help get you “in the know” on the digital platform… (Show more)
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Becky Anderson
Macmillan Learning has a Faculty Consultant program that might work for you.       The Faculty Consultants talk about how they implement our products in their classes. They can speak about how our products actually work in real classes with live students.   They can talk about how LaunchPad changed their class or what students think of Sapling or… (Show more)
Becky Anderson
Thanks for your usage of Sapling and we hope you’ll continue to work with us. In fact, if you tell us by 4/20/19 that you'll be using Sapling in the summer or fall, we think it will make you healthy, wealthy and wise. How so? Because if you tell us now, then we’ll send you one of our great trade books--and you can choose which one...   Yes, I'm… (Show more)
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Becky Anderson
For Fall 2019 classes, almost all of our Sapling users (except those in Chemical Engineering and Organic Chemistry) will have the option to start using Sapling in HTML5.   What are the benefits of moving to HTML5? With Flash going away, there will be NO PLUGIN needed to run Sapling. Sapling will then run faster on more browsers.   (For the best… (Show more)
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