Schoology How-To’s

Below is a Playlist of how-to’s when using Schoology to hand stuff in. Answers to the following questions are address and more! Need to upload a picture/video?Use a Word or Excel Document?Use google drive to upload stuff?How to use a discussion to answer a question?Use the create tab to...

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Need Some Distance Learning Ideas for COVID-19?

Here’s a short list of some of the things that you could do in CIM class with your kiddos while trying out distance learning. All will require a computer (That’s what the C in “CIM” stands for!) and some will require software downloaded… but feel free to change them...

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What else do we need to teach CIM?

Question: What else do we need to really teach CIM? Are there any “extras” that you recommend? Answer: We get this question weekly. So here’s what we are going to do. Give you a preview to a Google doc that is live so we can update it on the fly. You will see it right below this...

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Project Idea: USB Powered LED Sign

All files for this project are attached in a zip file at the link below. These files include: All inventor part files: tweak to your heart’s content DWG Files to check tolerances STL  files for a 3D Printer Laser files for the cover & Sign Various pictures to help with assembly USB LED...

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How Do You Print From Inventor To MakerBot?

Question: I want to make something on my MakerBot that I have modeled in Inventor, but it always comes out too small. I hate doing math; is there an easy way to scale it? Answer: Sure is!  Best way I have found is to scale it in Inventor when exporting the STL file. Here’s the process for...

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Student Research Exemplars

Question: There are a couple of research assignments that I would like my students to do. Do you have any exemplars of what you have used in class? Answer: 1.1 History of CIM Powerpoint Examples 2.2 CIM Processes Brochure Examples   process-brochure-template We sure do! Note that the exemplars that...

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LMS: Announcements Are Grayed Out

Question: I want to use announcements in my LMS, but they are grayed out so that my students can’t get to them. Can I make them visible? Answer:   Of course you can. Just know that they will stay grayed out until you add at least one announcement. See the short video below to learn how...

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LMS: Announcements

Question: What are “announcements” used for in an LMS? Do you use them? How? Answer:   Hold on Cowboy…. that’s three questions in one. I use them in class everyday, with every class. I especially like to be able to give my students content like files, or links that they...

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