• 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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  • Teaching how to study: The Testing Effect

    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 ...
    Chelsea Simens
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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 and Maintenance

    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...
    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...
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  • What to Expect from your Learning Solutions Specialist

    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, ...
    Chelsea Simens
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  • Looking to talk? Want some advice?

    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 ...
    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...
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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...
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  • Using iClicker in Small Classes

      Friday, February 8, 2019 at 2:00 PM ET   While the benefits of a classroom response system in large lecture halls may be obvious, those same benefits can be obtained in smaller, more intimate class of 30...
    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...
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  • Use iClicker to Reliably Track Student Attendance

    Did you know that you can integrate iClicker into your Sapling or SaplingPlus course to keep all your grades in one place? And that you can use iClicker for attendance? With iClicker, use GPS technology...
    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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  • Webinar Week at Macmillan: Oct. 15-19

    Macmillan is offering a series of free webinars the week of October 15th to 19th that will share concepts, products, ideas and the underlying research and science as they pertain to the use of various classroom techno...
    Becky Anderson
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  • Five Things to Know About First-Year Students : A Food for Thought Webinar

    Five Things to Know About First-Year Students  A Food for Thought Webinar  Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET   Our efforts to support first-year transition spread numerous topics, functiona...
    Becky Anderson
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  • Maintenance on 4/29/18

    We will be performing system maintenance on Sunday morning (4/29) from 12:01am Eastern until 7am Eastern. Sapling and Sapling Learning will not be available during these 7 hours. We apologize for the inconvenience. Pl...
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  • Want to Learn More about SaplingPlus?

    We are doing a webinar on Friday, February 23rd at 1pm Eastern to show a little more about how SaplingPlus can engage your students and make your lives easier. Check it out--especially if you are a biochemistry or gen...
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  • Hunger and Homelessness in Higher Ed

    Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to go to a presentation by Sara Goldrick-Rab. You can see the presentation here. Regardless about how you feel about her politics, her statistics about the number of stude...
    Becky Anderson
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  • Sapling Learning Will Have a Whole New Look for Fall 2017

    You’ve been waiting for it and asking for it, and coming in August, you will finally have a new, modern look for Sapling Learning.     This new design allows us to be more accessible and more modern...
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  • Student Study Tips Contest--Tell Your Students

      Calling all students! Do you have any tips and tricks to prepare for midterms? Tell us your best study tip in a short video for a chance to win a $500 gift card! Learn how to enter here.
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