• Checklist for Sapling

    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 –...
    Becky Anderson
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  • Add your TA / SI without the Client Success Team!

    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 ...
    Becky Anderson
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  • Sapling Improvements (in June)

    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, la...
    Becky Anderson
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  • Are you going to use Sapling again?

    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...
    Becky Anderson
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  • Moving to HTML5

    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 HTML...
    Becky Anderson
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  • Rental Options at the Student Store

    If you have students who want to get the print book to go with Sapling or SaplingPlus, please be sure to alert them to the options at the Student Store.    store.macmillanlearning.com   Why rent textbo...
    Becky Anderson
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  • First Day of Class

    As you start to prep for your next round of classes, don't forget that we have syllabus inserts and presentation decks for you to use to help students get registered with Sapling Learning and SaplingPlus.  &...
    Becky Anderson
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  • Hiding Your Assignments + Preparing for 2018

    After we had the new design release this summer, we had a number of customers ask us if we could add an option to hide the 'Upcoming Assignments and Events' box. Voila! That functionality is now available, and it work...
    Becky Anderson
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  • iClicker is now integrated with Sapling Learning

    We now have a basic iClicker integration with Sapling Learning. This means that you can have your students’ cumulative iClicker Reef grade appear within the Sapling gradebook. It's very simple: you can add ...
    Becky Anderson
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  • Joshua Osbourn from WVU on Why He Uses Sapling

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  • Sapling Learning Questions - Template Creation Process

    Suppose your textbook asks the following question. What happens in the market for oranges when there is a freeze in Florida? This question could, and most likely does, exist in question banks written for every princ...
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  • We're Always Writing More Questions

    I know that you often hear, "Yes, we are always writing more questions." With Sapling, that is true AND we document it (because that's the kind of people we are). Here's a quick visual (think if it more as an infograp...
    Becky Anderson
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  • Keeping Students Engaged: Part 2

    Keeping Students Engaged:A Tale from Introductory Chemistry(Part II)  By Kevin Revell, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Chemistry and Consultant · Sapling Learning     I’ve been experimenting ...
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  • Improving Questions: The Sapling Learning Quality Control Process

    Sapling Learning is committed to creating the highest quality content, but we also devote a considerable effort towards maintaining and improving the efficacy of existing questions. This post covers what happens to a ...
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  • Flipping the Class: Part 2

    How to start flipping your course: part 2 Originally posted by Rebecca Celik, Ph.D.   Video is, of course, the preferred medium for delivering flipped lectures, but creating one from scratch can seem intimidatin...
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  • Keeping Students Engaged: Part 1

    Keeping Students Engaged:A Tale from Introductory Chemistry(Part I)  by Kevin Revell, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Chemistry and Consultant  · Sapling Learning   Just before the spring 2012 seme...
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  • How to keep your office hours efficient

    Originally posted by Kelli Mayes-Denker. Have you had a student stop by during office hours only to mention that they "just don’t get chapter 5"? For a student, this specific chapter may be especially daunting. ...
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  • Flipping the Class: Part 3

    How to start flipping your course: part 3  Originally posted by Rebecca Celik, Ph.D.   What’s the most important part of an experiment? Results. Flipping a course should be treated like any other sci...
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  • Flipping the Class: Part 1

    Originally posted by Rebecca Celik, Ph.D on July 17, 2014.   How to start flipping your course: part 1  When Dr. Amanda Brindley, faculty lecturer at the University of Califoria, Irvine,  flipped her g...
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  • Current Events Make Econ Come Alive!

    Originally posted by Kelli Mayes-Denker on August 11, 2014. As an instructor who has taught a variety of economics classes, both principles and intermediate, I find that making the connection to real life application...
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