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Information about technology and how to use it, specifically for staff use.

Creating a Calendar Invitation

In Google Calendar (google.com/calendar) click the red ‘CREATE’ button, and fill in details such as title, date, time, location etc. Note the check box for recurring events which lets you set properties for repeated events. Now on the left hand side add email addresses for invitees: When you have entered all invitees addresses click the…

Submitting a School Dude Request

Once your account is created, The system will automatically send you an email with logon instructions. If you do not have a School Dude account please contact Sandy Curtis in the Facilities department, 508-786-6178 or by email: lisadudek@stmarksschool.org.  She will be glad to get you set up on the system.  If you have just forgotten your password,…

Who has access to Canvas?

The school chose to adopt Canvas as our Learning Management System (LMS) to facilitate the timely communication about student progress and responsibilities between and among the students and faculty. As a high school, we support students as they develop their skills and build experience as independent, resourceful learners with a strong sense of self-efficacy. To…

Project Management: Asana

There are, of course, a wealth of tools to support project management in the world. At St. Mark’s, a number of us have been using Asana fairly heavily for the past year or two. Asana is, essentially, a collaborative to do list manager, tied into group timelines and deadlines, with features to support attaching files,…

I’d like to put this on the website…

On occasion, each of us finds ourselves managing a resource or owning information to which we really need some significant portion of the school community to have access. At this moment, the question often springs to our lips… “How can I put this on the website?” Bear in mind that there is no the website. There…

Boardingware Guide for Administrators

Students and families use our new online sign out system. House Prefects, Tech Prefects and House Heads have all had introductions to the software.  In the next weeks Stacey Lee will be conducting Faculty information sessions open to all.  Ms. Lee will also reach out to our weekend duty Faculty to ensure all questions are answered…