Final Draft

The English and Drama teachers use Final Draft for scriptwriting and screenwriting. It is a standard word processing application optimized for use in writing scripts. The school has a number of licenses for Final Draft, which are distributed by priority to: Students and faculty currently teaching or enrolled in courses that involve scriptwriting. Other faculty…

Peer Feedback with TEAMMATES

A number of us have been exploring ways to streamline peer feedback among students, and particularly within project teams. A tool that we have been using with good success in recent years is TEAMMATES, which is built using Google Apps APIs. TEAMMATES allows us to set up feedback flows so that students can give each…

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,…

MathType

The St. Mark’s math department has more or less standardized on MathType as our office equation editor of choice (except for when we’re using Mathematica, etc., etc.). Faculty who receive a document with embedded MathType equations should be able to view them with the standard Microsoft Office Equation Editor, however edits are not reverse-compatible and, let’s…