Learning Site News - September 2021

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Learning Site® News

Updates and practical resources to support language learning and teaching

 

The start of the school year is brimming with potential – new learners, new ideas, and new tools promise an interesting, rewarding year. Wayside is excited to partner with you by providing the most relevant tools and resources for your digital classroom needs. Whether you are new to the Learning Site® or are a veteran, you are sure to find some helpful information.

 

Explore this issue of the Learning Site® News, where we bring you a whole catalog of resources:

 

  • Getting Started Guide

  • Rostering

  • Integration Guides

  • Scope and Sequence

  • Webinars

  • Instructional Strategies Toolkit

  • Customer Life Cycle Team

 

In partnership,

 

Getting Started Guide 

The Getting Started Guide is the perfect resource, whether you are using the Learning Site® for the first time or you just need a refresher. It will help you get the most from your Wayside digital products. From learning how to ask for help to learning about each feature, the Getting Started Guide is a must-have reference document.

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Rostering 

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Rostering in the Learning Site® allows districts or schools to securely exchange student, course, and related enrollment data between their student information system (SIS) and the Learning Site®. We roster with Clever and OneRoster, as well as a variety of rostering systems through Kimono. Check out our guides for detailed information. And if you or your school's tech team need support, contact our rostering and integrations team at rostering@waysidepublishing.com or (888) 302-2519. 

 

Integrations 

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The Learning Site® seamlessly integrates with Google Classroom, Canvas, and Schoology, as well as a long list of other learning management systems (LMS) that requiring a single sign-on. If you or your IT team are new to Wayside products, download the guides by clicking on the images below. And if you or your school's tech team need support, contact our rostering and integrations team at rostering@waysidepublishing.com or (888) 302-2519.

 

Scope and Sequence 

To help you gain a view from 1,000 feet, Wayside provides Scope and Sequence documents encapsulating themes, essential questions, cultural information, vocabulary, and goals for each unit. Our EntreCulturas and EntreCultures Scope and Sequences also include AP® and IB® themes, to help you connect the dots from novice to proficient, starting at Level 1. To find out if your program has a scope and sequence, look in the Introduction Section in the teacher edition of your textbook or FlexText®.

 

Learning Site® Lab Webinars 

Learning Site® Lab: Integrations & iOS App is a complimentary webinar series brought to you by Wayside. Learn best practices for digital learning, as Instructional Technologists walk you through how the Learning Site® integrates with Canvas, Schoology, and Google Classroom. Also, discover the features and functions of the Learning Site® and the iOS app. Feel free to register for any that are relevant to you!

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Instructional Strategies Toolkit

Wayside is certain that you will find plenty of content in the textbooks and FlexText® to create effective and interesting lessons for your learners. We are committed to providing you the tools you need to engage your learners, which is why we created the Instructional Strategies Toolkit – a Learning Site® resource full of activities in the three modes of communication. With more than 200 different activities (and counting!), you are sure to find something to inspire your class. You can find the Instructional Strategies Toolkit in the Learning Tools section of Explorer®.

 

 

 

Meet the Customer Life Cycle Team

We would like to introduce our Customer Life Cycle Team who are here to support your needs throughout the school year in collaboration with your assigned Account Manager.

 

The team is as committed to you as you are to your learners, and that means helping you get the world language solutions you deserve.

Do you need assistance with any of the following?

  • Learning Site® Platform
  • Textbook Layout / Pedagogy
  • Teacher or Student Resources
  • Additional Training

Jen and James would love to hear from you if there is absolutely anything you need help with. Please email customersolutions@waysidepublishing.com.

 

 

 

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