How do I embed a Remind.com widget in Canvas?

What is it? Remind.com is a handy little tool for pushing out notifications to students and families. It allows students to receive notifications as a texts, notifications from the Remind.com app, or emails. While I’m not 100% sure that it’s any more effective or useful than the built-in Canvas notifications, it does allow you to…

Google Drive and Canvas

Canvas and Google Apps are integrated — that is, they play (fairly) nice together. Which is good! What do I need to do to use this? First off, to use this integration you will need to give permission to it to access your Google Apps account. What this means is: the first time you try to do…

BYOD Overview

In 2015-2016, the School formalized what had become, in recent years, an implicit expectation, to better communicate to students and families the tools they need to be successful as St. Mark’s students. The School shifted from recommending to requiring laptops to ensure that all students have equitable access to the tools they need to pursue…

Laptop Specifications

St. Mark’s implemented a laptop requirement beginning with the 2015-16 school year (also known as Bring Your Own Device or BYOD). There are common area computers and printers available for student use in the Library and the Student Resource Room. These are shared resources and can be congested at times and are only available when…

Required Software for Mac OS

Where do I get it? What’s it for? How do I use it? Microsoft Office Download from the Office.com portal Log in with your St. Mark’s credentials (Available in July) MS Office is provided free of charge to all students while they are enrolled at St. Mark’s. Writing (Word), presentations (PowerPoint), data collection and analysis (Excel)…

Required Software for Windows

Where do I get it? What’s it for? How do I use it? Microsoft Office Download from the Office.com portal Log in with your St. Mark’s credentials (Available in July) MS Office is provided free of charge to all students while they are enrolled at St. Mark’s. Writing (Word), presentations (PowerPoint), data collection and analysis (Excel)…