Frequently Asked Questions

  • Where is the new SAS portal?
  • Why should I register?
    • Registers users have access to the teacher tools and other tools of the site
    • Here's a short video showing HOW you will register for this Institute.
  • Is this portal finished?
    • No, it's not. You're getting the sneak preview. But remember, the SAS is NOT the portal. It's the process.
  • I forgot my PPID#. Where can I find it?
  • How can I bookmark the portal so that I can find it again easily?
    • While viewing the portal, press CTRL-D. That will save it in your Favorites/Bookmarks
  • Where can I find the files that we're using in this workshop?
    • They are located both on the thumb drive that you were given as well as here on the wiki in the Files area
    • Many are also included in the homerooms in which those files are used
  • I'm supposed to add something to a wiki page. How do I do that?
    • Since you're a member of the wiki, simply click the Edit this page button at the top of the page. Type your entry, then click the SAVE button that will be both at the top and at the bottom of the page
    • Watch editing a wiki.mp4 (click the back button to return to this page)
    • Want to learn more? Try this fun video from CommonCraft, or this one from TeachersFirst.
    • For $1000 (or less) you can get a Private Label wikispace site for your entire district! WOW!
  • I'd like to learn more about Inspiration. Where can I learn more?
  • I'm hopelessly lost. Where do I turn for help?
    • Talk to any of the Mentors or any of the TIMS or any of the folks who are facilitating your homeroom
    • If that person can't answer your question, try posting it in the Discussions tab. Someone will respond to help you
  • Not THAT kind of lost; I can't find my way around the lodge!
  • How do I subscribe to the mailinglist
  • How do I send a message out to everyone ON the list?