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OnDemand Resources

It is not always possible to attend live training and full training is not always needed. This page is dedicated to providing access to several asynchronous options.

  • OnDemand Options – these are interactive modularized topics. The number of OnDemand options will continue to grow over time, so check back often.
  • Recorded Webinars – these are perfect for those who missed a live training or wish to revisit a session.
  • Video Short Library – single topic videos typically between 2 – 5 minutes.

Training is never “one-and-done.” Use the links to the right to connect with an expert as needed throughout the year.

Video Shorts

Admin - Enrollment Actions (Buzz)

Message Center (Buzz)

Note: The Message Center is an Accelerate Education communication tool that sits on top of the Buzz platform. Starting in the fall of the 23/24 School Year, this tool will move from its pilot stage to an opt-in tool schools can use. If you have questions, please reach out to your client service manager.

Administrator Resources

OnDemand Activities

Locate the Learning Management System (LMS) below to view available OnDemand resources.

Buzz Platform:

Getting Started Introduction (15 min)

  • The Student View
  • Your Implementation
  • Schedule Live Training – Ignore this questionnaire if your program has completed onboarding and training.

General Student Experience (5-10 min) – Buzz

Canvas Platform:

General Student Experience (5-8 min) – Canvas

Schoology Platform:

General Student Experience (5-8 min) – Schoology

Recorded Webinars - Initial Training

Recorded Webinars - Functionality

(1) Administrator Reporting (Buzz)

  • Dashboard Data
  • Course Data
  • User Data
  • LMS Reports

(2) End of Semester Transitions (Buzz)

  • Schoolwide planning and expectations
  • Grade-out steps
  • Verifying grade out complete
  • Prepping for the next semester

(3) Grading Periods (Buzz)

  • Considerations
  • Implementation Options
    • Grade impact of each
    • Visibility (student and teacher views)
  • Actions
    • Teacher
    • Administrator

Recorded Webinars - Professional Development

(1) Admin Panel Discussion – A Changing Education Landscape

(2) Collaborating with Learning Coaches

  • Supporting Families
  • Establishing Internal Plan First

(3 ) Managing Teacher-Student Caseloads

  • Factors to Consider
  • Monitoring Teacher Loads
  • Supporting Teachers

(4) Our Current Reality – Online Learning is Here to Stay!

  • Intentional Planning vs. Crisis Implementation
  • Addressing Professional Development vs. Burnout
  • Weights & Balances: % of Budget Allocations

Teacher Resources

OnDemand Activities

Locate the Leaning Management System (LMS) your courses are housed on. Schools can opt to use Accelerate Education hosting which is Buzz or may have opted to use their own school’s instance of Canvas or Schoology. If you are unsure where your courses are hosted, please ask your administrator.

Buzz Platform:

Part 1: Teacher Training Buzz LMS (30-45 min)

Part 2: Teacher Training Buzz LMS (40 – 50 min)

General Student Experience (5-10 min) – Buzz

Canvas Platform:

Part 1: Teacher Training Canvas LMS (20-25 Min)

Part 2: Teacher Training Canvas LMS (30-40 Min)

General Student Experience (5-8 min) – Canvas

Schoology Platform:

Part 1: Teacher Training Schoology LMS (30-35 min)

General Student Experience (5-8 min) – Schoology

Platform Agnostic:

Raz-Kids (6 – 7 min)

Recorded Webinars - Initial Training

All Platforms:

Curriculum & Best Practices

Buzz Platform:

Canvas Platform:

Schoology Platform:

For our Canvas and Schoology users, we don’t have sessions scheduled after September. These will resume in the summer. If you would like to schedule a session for your program, please send an email to training@accelerate.education. Please specify the platform (Canvas or Schoology), and if this session would be for administrator training or teacher training. Someone from our team will reach out to you as soon as possible.

Recordings - Post Initial Training

(1) Credit Recovery – Buzz LMS (3:35)

  • Compares the functionality of Adaptive credit recovery classes and Independent Study credit recovery courses
  • Understanding the differences may impact which version of the CR course is used
  • Teacher Dashboards

(2) End of Semester Transitions (Buzz)

  • Schoolwide expectations
  • Grade-out steps
  • Final grade pull

(3) Group Usage and Accommodations Recordings – Buzz LMS (19:00)

  • Why USe Groups?
  • Admin Responsibilities
  • Creating Groups
  • Adjusting and Hiding Content for a Group
  • Adjusting Settings, Assignments, and Assessments by Group

(4) Reports and Dashboard Data Recordings – Buzz LMS (18:00)

  • Useful Terms
  • Accelerate Education Reports
  • The People Tool

(5) Understanding Your Course Settings (Buzz)

  • Features available
  • Setting cautions

Recorded Webinars - Professional Development

(1) Collaborating with Learning Coaches

  • Tips for supporting families
  • Establishing a plan

(2) Choice and Voice for All

  • Agency for Teachers and Students
  • Practical tips for promoting agency in the classroom
  • Led by two educators in partnership

(3) Supporting Families with Orientations

  • Tips for hosting a successful orientation
  • Learning Coach Resource Site
  • Although it shows the Buzz LMS, concepts can be adapted for other LMSs

(3) Student Motivation

  • Intrinsic/Extrinsic Motivation
  • Realistic Evaluation
  • Your Actions Matter
  • Communication & Tracking

(4) Synchronous Session Techniques