tag:blog.scholaric.com,2013:/posts Scholaric Blog 2017-01-14T00:19:19Z Try Scholaric tag:blog.scholaric.com,2013:Post/1006002 2016-03-04T04:18:18Z 2016-06-21T20:37:39Z Background Lesson Generation

Lesson series are generated in the background.  You will see your dialog will close near immediately, and a quick notice will flash over the course, telling you that the work has started.

In a few seconds you should see an alert, telling you the work is complete, and your row will update automatically:

The alert has some important information:

  • How many lessons were created
  • Date of the end of the series
  • A button to jump to the end of the series
  • An x icon to dismiss the alert

Background generation helps with overall system performance, and is enabled for series creation and updates.

Happy Planning 

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tag:blog.scholaric.com,2013:Post/913990 2015-10-25T02:33:33Z 2015-10-25T02:33:33Z How to Edit a Lesson Series

To edit a lesson series in Scholaric, is like editing a single lesson, with a few differences.

Click on the lesson title to bring up the lesson dialog.  If the lesson is part of a series, you will notice an additional checkbox, to update the series:

Check the Update Series checkbox to indicate that the series should be updated, instead of the individual lesson.  (Note: like series deletion, if you apply to the middle of the series, only the lessons from that date forward will be impacted.)

This populates the description field with the original series description:

Note that you can still use the down arrow to see the multi-line description, even if the original lesson had a single line:

When the dialog is submitted, Scholaric will compare all fields with the corresponding values of the selected lesson, to see what you have changed, and apply those changes to the remaining series.

Using this technique, you can modify one or more fields in a lesson series, change the sequence (which may create or delete lessons) or reschedule a lesson series.
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tag:blog.scholaric.com,2013:Post/915791 2015-10-25T02:33:29Z 2015-10-25T02:33:29Z How to Reschedule a Lesson Series

To reschedule a lesson series, first click on the first lesson in the series that you want to reschedule, and check the update series checkbox:

Next, click on the Schedule tab:

On this tab, check the Update Repetition Schedule checkbox to reschedule the series:

This makes the Repeat Days set of checkboxes appear.  Modify these checkboxes to modify the schedule:

Finally, click the update button.

Note there is a second set of checkboxes, Bump Schedule, above.  These modify how the lessons react to bumping, not the days they are scheduled.

Happy Planning!


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tag:blog.scholaric.com,2013:Post/916192 2015-10-25T02:33:22Z 2015-12-10T20:01:27Z How to Vary a Series' Bumping Schedule from Creation Schedule

One problem solved by Scholaric is the "Friday Test" problem.  Say you want to create a series Monday-Thursday, and create tests on Friday.  You could create two series, but (in the past), you would have bumping issues, as they would bump independently.

Today, you can specify separately the creation and bumping schedule of a series.  

To do this, when creating a series, click on the Schedule tab, and check the Vary Repeat from Bump Schedule checkbox:

This makes the Repetition Schedule checkboxes appear.  

Now you can specify, for example, Monday-Thursday for the repetition schedule, and Monday-Friday for the bump schedule.

And you can overlay a second series with Friday only as the repetition schedule and Monday-Friday for the bump schedule.  This way, should one of these be bumped, both series will bump together.

Happy Planning

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tag:blog.scholaric.com,2013:Post/921671 2015-10-24T15:35:15Z 2015-10-24T15:35:15Z Scholaric down for maintenance

Down Saturday 10/24 for several hours.  Sorry for the inconvenience.


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tag:blog.scholaric.com,2013:Post/879032 2015-07-09T12:42:21Z 2015-08-20T01:33:47Z Jump Start Guide

I've just completed a guide for new users.

https://s3.amazonaws.com/scholaric/public/ScholaricJumpStart.pdf

The Scholaric Jump Start guide helps you get setup and going quickly, and is linked from the help section of the dashboard.

Hope this helps the new users out there.  Apologies to those who needed this before.


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tag:blog.scholaric.com,2013:Post/865891 2015-06-07T03:56:09Z 2015-06-15T11:13:24Z Editing A Report Card

The report card page has an edit button to modify it's settings:

Clicking the edit button shows the settings for each subject and course:


In this mode, you can:

  • Change the grading formula
  • Edit weights (if a group-weighted grading formula)
  • Change the grading scale
  • Override the dates used to calculate the grade

Changing the Grading Formula

To change the grading formula of a grade, click on the Change button next to the grading formula:

This displays the grading formula dialog:

Here, you can modify the grading formula by selecting a new one and hitting the Update button.

Editing Weights

To modify the weights used to calculate a given grade, click on the Edit Weights button next to the Change button. Note: this button only appears when the grading formula is group-weighted.

This displays the weights editor:
Where you can modify the weights for lesson-types for that grade.  Note: this dialog appears automatically when a grade is first changed to group-weighted.

Changing the Grading Scale

To modify the grading scale used for a given grade, click on the Change button next to the grading scale:

This displays the grading scale dialog:

Change grading scales by selecting a new grading scale and clicking the Update button. 

Overriding the Grading Dates

You can override the start and end dates used to calculate a grade, instead of using the period default. Do this by clicking the Change button next to the grade dates:

This displays the override dates dialog:

Where you can select a new start date, end date, or both, and hit the Update button.  You can remove the override by hitting the Revert button that appears when dates are overridden.

Finally, when you are finished, you can use the Done button (top-right) to exit editing mode.

Happy Planning

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tag:blog.scholaric.com,2013:Post/865896 2015-06-05T11:51:26Z 2015-06-05T11:51:27Z Scholaric Grading Formulas

Scholaric has several grading formulas for calculating grades

  • Point weighted - a lesson is weighted by the number of points possible declared when entering its grade (or 100 if entering a strict percentage).
  • Equal weighted - a lesson is weighted equal to every other lesson in the course or subject.
  • Time weighted - a lesson is weighted by the amount of time declared.
  • Group-point weighted - a grade is calculated from a set of weighted lesson groups,  which themselves will be graded by a point-weighted formula.
  • Group-equal weighted - a grade is calculated from a set of weighted lesson groups,  which themselves will be graded by an equal-weighted formula. 

Happy Planning

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tag:blog.scholaric.com,2013:Post/820602 2015-03-07T13:23:33Z 2016-05-02T19:24:31Z Block out Vacation and Holidays

You can block out your vacation days and holidays in Scholaric using the day's calendar menu:

This allows you to create a named vacation, holiday, or event - either on the student's calendar, or the family's calendar.  Vacations and holidays are considered "days off" for purposes of course generation, and lesson bumping.  They are skipped for consideration of these.  

Events do not block a day off, but simply allow you to label them, to serve as a reminder to you.

After creation, new label appears on that day, along with a menu that allows you to rename or delete the label.  You can then edit the label through the menu or by clicking on the label:

Note: if you have lessons on a date that you want to make a vacation or holiday, I recommend bumping the lessons away first, then creating the holiday for future creating/bumping.

Happy Planning!

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tag:blog.scholaric.com,2013:Post/820597 2015-03-07T13:11:05Z 2015-03-07T13:11:05Z Reordering Students

Scholaric Students can be reordered two ways:

Drag and Drop

Drag the students and drop them on one another to move them up or down.  (Note: referring to students on the dashboard :)  This is only available in the desktop version.

Student Menu

The student menu has a move option to change the order also.  Both mobile and desktop users have this option.

Happy Planning!

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tag:blog.scholaric.com,2013:Post/812965 2015-02-18T13:12:26Z 2015-02-18T13:49:07Z Domain Name Transfer Issues

Some or you are having issues accessing Scholaric this morning.  This is due to the domain name transfer.

I'm working with the DNS host to resolve the issue.  In the mean time, you can use the scholaric.net scholaric.us or scholaric.biz

Update 7:47 AM Central Time Feb 18th - The underlying issue is fixed, there is one final step in the transfer process that I missed.  Many thanks to Hover's help desk for finding and fixing the issue.

However you may see issues for the next 24 hours.  If so, you can use the above domains, which are not impacted.

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tag:blog.scholaric.com,2013:Post/802706 2015-01-26T13:02:03Z 2015-02-10T04:05:17Z What Happened in 2014

Here is how Scholaric Changed in 2014

Letter Grades on Report Cards

Letter grades appear on report cards.  By default, they are 10 point scale grades.  You can modify the the grading scales to your liking, and even have different scales for different courses, as you may need with advanced classes.

Printout Improvements

Printouts can be both reduced and enlarged.  This helps if you printout has an extra page with just a little bit on it, or if your student has vision impairment and needs larger printout.  I also added the ability to add page breaks in weekly printouts.

Bumping Earlier

In addition to traditional bumping, you can now bump earlier, for the cases when one is ahead of schedule.  It happens, really!

Generating Multiple Lessons Per Day

In addition to Lesson Groups, you can generate multiple lessons per day generation which you would want to use to enter scores for each individual lesson.

Links in Printouts

URLs in printouts became clickable links.  Certain links to YouTube videos became embedded videos.  TED talks, look out for us!

Switching Periods

You can temporarily switch periods within the report card or grade book.  Much better than changing period, running report card, and changing period back.

Color Scheme

You can change the background colors in Scholaric.  This helps those of you who have have better taste than I do - that its, all of you.

Payment Processing

I automated the sending of emails when payments failed.  Big time saver for me.  Great timing, because now I'm switching off of Amazon to Stripe.


That's a lot for one guy to do in his spare time.  I'd love to be working on this as my primary job.  Help spread the word.  More good things coming in 2015.

Happy Planning

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tag:blog.scholaric.com,2013:Post/799804 2015-01-22T12:41:44Z 2015-01-22T12:41:44Z Dashboard Speedup

You may have noticed your first visit to the dashboard each day taking a bit longer than expected.

The dashboard has goal calculations, which involve retrieving the year's lessons from the database, and calculating them.  This is a slow process, so the calculation results are cached.  However, this calculation expires each day at midnight.

So when you first visit Scholaric, the goals for all of your students had to be recalculated.  I've now added a cache primer that runs each night so that your first-visit experience should be a faster one.

Check it out, and let me know if you think it is faster.

Happy Planning

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tag:blog.scholaric.com,2013:Post/799180 2015-01-21T13:00:58Z 2015-01-21T13:00:58Z Where Scholaric Visitors Come From 2014 Edition

It's fun to look back at the end of a year and see where users live.  At the national level, the visitor heat map looks like this:

With the top 10 countries being:

  1. United States (96.06%)
  2. Canada (1.06%)
  3. Brazil (0.53%)
  4. Australia (0.48%)
  5. Japan (0.22%)
  6. Italy (0.18%)
  7. United Kingdom (0.17%)
  8. Thailand (0.17%)
  9. Russia (0.12%)
  10. Mexico (0.09%)

Within the United States, the distribution looks like this:

With the top 10 states being:

  1. Missouri (14.01%)
  2. North Carolina (12.43%)
  3. Texas (7.22%)
  4. California (5.20%)
  5. Georgia (4.73%)
  6. Florida (4.00%)
  7. Minnesotta (3.57%)
  8. Illinois (3.35%)
  9. Michigan (3.15%)
  10. Indiana (2.82%)

For the first time, Scholaric has users in all 50 states!  Thanks for helping spread the word to your neighbors.

Happy Planning


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tag:blog.scholaric.com,2013:Post/792484 2015-01-07T13:03:25Z 2015-01-07T13:03:25Z 6 Reasons I'm Switching Payments from Amazon to Stripe

I've been working on switching the payments backend from Amazon Flexible Payments System (FPS) to Stripe.

I decided to make this switch in November, after receiving a message from Amazon saying FPS was being replaced with an offering called "Login and Pay with Amazon".  This new system integrates your Amazon login with applications like Scholaric, along with Payments, which it already does today.  I was motivated to try something better than Amazon for several reasons, and I like what I am seeing in Stripe.  Here is what I have found:

  • Better support for subscriptions: Amazon provides a token to allow you to charge, a fixed amount monthly.  It’s up to the application to figure out what accounts need to be charged each day and how much.  Things get tricky when payment plans change, or when Amazon changes what it feels constitutes a month.  Stripe charges that fixed amount monthly, and notifies the application when that happens.
  • Better support for retrying failed payments: Amazon notifies the application of a failure and then allows it to be recharged. Stripe retries automatically, and notifies the application when it has cancelled the subscription.
  • Better test environment: Amazon has a “sandbox” for testing, but I found it lacking, and it has no real way of testing calls Amazon makes back to me.  Stripe has a complete test environment, including the web dashboard, and callbacks, which can be replayed on demand to test them or have a do over if they were handled incorrectly.
  • Better customer service:  Amazon, which prides itself on the customer  experience, should be ashamed of the service it provides developers.  I've experienced poor response times on emails, very little oversight of forums, and disputes which don’t get settled.  I’ve even received errant emails telling me they are going to shut down my account because it is "unused", in spite of my charging many times that day!  Stripe gets back to you the day you ask a question, and has been very helpful.  They even look at my code.  In addition, their documentation is so clear and helpful, it answers most of my questions.  They even provide examples in the programming language of choice (Ruby in my case), so many things I need, I can just copy and paste into my code.
  • International Payments:  Unbelievably, Amazon does not support international payments for developers.  And, this is only found when a card is charged - no warning is given when it is entered.  Stripe supports these cards.
  • Everything Done Through Scholaric.com: The most frustrating biggest struggle with Amazon, was when users got informed of failed payments, they would often enter new card information on Amazon's site, but I would not be able to charge it.  This would cause confusion and delay.  With Stripe, everything is entered and modified on scholaric.com without visiting another site.  But don't worry, credit card information is still stored at Stripe, not with me. 

Some of you may ask, "Why not PayPal?"  In addition to being difficult to integrate with, they can (and do) lock out your account for up to 6 months, without warning, or reason.  This effectively puts you out of business.  This is not infrequent, and there is no appeal, no one to help you.  I've hear of this happening when, for example, your sales increase suddenly, and they assume you are a fraud.  Sorry to the PayPal fans out there.

The switch to Stripe will happen gradually, so you will receive a follow-up email when it is time to transfer your subscription.

Happy Planning



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tag:blog.scholaric.com,2013:Post/758227 2014-10-21T12:25:12Z 2014-10-21T12:25:12Z How to Change your Scholaric Color Scheme

You can now change your color scheme.  Go to your account settings and modify the the Background Color and/or Header Color.

Enter a hex CSS color, or valid color name.  rgb() and rgba() colors are not allowed at this time. 

For some examples, I suggest visiting the site http://colours.neilorangepeel.com 

Happy Planning

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tag:blog.scholaric.com,2013:Post/758225 2014-10-21T12:21:12Z 2014-10-21T12:21:12Z How To Edit Your Account Settings

To edit your account settings, click on your username in the top right corner of Scholaric

This brings up the account dialog, where you can edit your password, email address and other settings.

Happy Planning

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tag:blog.scholaric.com,2013:Post/751991 2014-10-08T11:14:33Z 2014-10-08T11:14:33Z Switching Periods within a Report Card or Grade Book

The grade book and report card summarize lessons completed within the current period.  Select an alternate period from the period menu located just below the title of the report card...

...or of the grade book...

...and you will see a list of other periods.

This action will display the report using the selected period, without changing your current period, which can be confusing if you forget to change it back. 

Happy Planning

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tag:blog.scholaric.com,2013:Post/751982 2014-10-07T11:37:41Z 2014-10-18T01:48:11Z Embedding YouTube Videos in Printout Page

Scholaric supports embedding youtube videos in your printout page.  By embedding a YouTube video, I mean that the video itself...

...rather than a link...

...appears in the page when displayed on screen (not in a printout). This keeps the student on Scholaric's site, and not on YouTube, which can be a distraction, with all its related video suggestions. 

To embed a YouTube video, first visit a YouTube video page, such as this math video 

Next, click the share link below the video.

Copy the displayed a share link (not the embed link)...

...and paste this link inside a lesson.  The share link is a slightly shorter URL.

And there you have it.

Happy Planning

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tag:blog.scholaric.com,2013:Post/746531 2014-09-28T01:54:24Z 2014-09-28T01:54:24Z Adding Courses To Students

To add courses to students, click on the courses label in top-left corner of the planning grid:

or select add from the courses menu.

This brings up the Add Course dialog:

Note: for new students, the dialog pops up automatically.

To add a course, take these three steps:

  1. Enter a course name and a subject name.  Scholaric will try to match existing courses and subjects for you automatically.  If it does find a match, you can select these names from a drop-down menu.
  2. If you'd like to add the course to multiple students, check the checkbox next to their names.  The student whose grid is displayed is automatically checked and disabled - to force that student to get the course.
  3. Finally, hit the Add button in the lower right corner of the dialog.

Hitting add performs a number of actions for you, including:

  1. Create the course, if it does not exist; otherwise, find the existing course by name.  If the course does exist, the entered subject name is ignored. 
  2. Create the subject, if it does not exist; otherwise, find the existing subject by name.
  3. Add the course to each of the selected students.

The new course is then displayed and highlighted for you, and a message indicating the results is displayed in the dialog.

Note: the dialog remains open so that multiple actions can be taken quickly.

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tag:blog.scholaric.com,2013:Post/729149 2014-08-19T01:03:30Z 2014-08-19T01:37:55Z Price Increase Delayed For Some Users

As announced earlier this year, the Scholaric price change started to impact existing grandfathered users in May, after a one-year grace period.

Some of you have, when the time came, agreed to renew your subscription at the higher price, and I am grateful for it.  These users were prompted to subscribe to the higher charge and agreed to it using Amazon Payments.

This was supposed to do two things - (1) start to charge these users the higher amount on their next payment and (2) mark their account as being on a "new" plan.

Unfortunately, due to a bug in the handling of the new payment plan, some of these accounts still show the "old" plan (see the above link for a screen shot of what this looks like) and are still being charged the old amount.  Other than notifying these users, I am taking no action due to the bug.  So in effect this bug is extending the duration on the "old" plan even longer for some users.  Note this bug is now fixed, so future updates will work properly. 

I am writing this post, and emailing those whom I believe are impacted by this issue and writing this post explaining the issue because of two problems this is or can cause:

  • When you do renew your payment authorization the next time, you may think, "Is Scholaric raising prices again?".  It's not, just the same price increase.
  • If you authorized a higher amount, and then get charged the lower amount, you may think "Will I be charged for both amounts?"  You won't, Scholaric only allows one authorization per account.

I hope this explains my error, and your gain.  Sorry for the hassle.

Happy Planning

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tag:blog.scholaric.com,2013:Post/715818 2014-07-25T03:11:48Z 2015-02-15T18:32:52Z Student Logon Accounts

Parents can give their students Logon access to Scholaric, through the account link on the dashboard:

The account link takes you to the student account page, which allows you to control logon access to Scholaric for your student, set and change their password, and decide what they are able to do in Scholaric.

The student account does NOT require an email address.  If one is provided, the student can use it to reset their password.  Otherwise, the parent will have to reset their password on the student account page.

Student Authorizations:

At the bottom of the account page, the parent must decide what authorization level to give the student.  There are several levels to choose from, depending on what the parent wants the student to be able to do.

Track Work:   At the most basic level, the student can track their work as completed, but it does not modify the complete state of the lesson in the parent's account.  Lessons marked as "student complete" will show up as green.  The additional color allows the parent to know the student's progress during the day.

Mark Complete:  Designed for students with a higher degree of trust, the mark complete level allows students to mark lessons as complete in both their account and the parent's account, but not to enter a grade.  Note that these lessons will appear black, just as though the parent marked the lesson as complete. This level may be considered also for homeschools who do not track scores.

Enter Grades: Designed for the student who grades their own work, this authorization level allows the student to enter scores as well.  The parent will be able to view the scores and modify them.

Edit Lessons: Designed for the student who works more independently, this level also allows students to modify the lesson text. 

Create, delete and move lessons: For those with complete trust, the student can be allowed even to create, delete, and modify lessons.  Use with caution.

Happy Planning


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tag:blog.scholaric.com,2013:Post/717993 2014-07-24T11:37:58Z 2015-07-20T06:16:05Z How To Add a Scholaric Icon to Your iOS Device

Many of you use Scholaric on an iPad or iPhone.  A quick way to launch Scholaric on your iOS device is to create an icon bookmark of the site.  Tapping the icon will launch mobile Safari and bring up Scholaric in a tab.  Here is how to set it up:

1. Log in to Scholaric in mobile Safari

Go to www.scholaric.com and log in, like you normally do on your device.

2. Click the Share Icon

It looks like a box with an arrow coming out of it.  At the top on an iPad, bottom on a iPhone.

This brings up the share dialog:

3. Select Add to Home Screen

This will put an icon somewhere on your home screen.  Note, it may add it to a different screen than the one you are looking at.

4. Drag the Icon Where you Want It

Optionally, move the icon around.  This is useful to keep icons you use together.

You can even create folders to keep related icons separated from others.  To create a folder, drag one icon on top of another.  You may need to rename the folder, as iOS only guesses a folder based on a common category of the two icons.

Happy Planning

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tag:blog.scholaric.com,2013:Post/695225 2014-05-23T23:05:16Z 2014-05-30T16:12:01Z How to create links in printouts

Scholaric searches through the text lesson printouts and looks for URLs - uniform resource locators, in your lesson text and turns them into clickable HTML hyperlinks, or "hot" links.

Scholaric finds two forms of URLs: 

  • a full URL, beginning with the protocol, such as http://somewhere.com
  • an abbreviated URL, beginning with www.  Scholaric will insert a http:// before the url for you.

I've also tested (successfully) with complex URLs, such as this example from wikipedia - 

  • foo://username:password@example.com:8042/over/there/index.dtb?type=animal&name=narwhal#nose

Happy Planning

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tag:blog.scholaric.com,2013:Post/682074 2014-04-25T12:00:22Z 2014-04-28T17:53:10Z Reminder Pricing Change Goes Into Effect Next Week

A year ago, I announced a price increase for Scholaric, the effects of which were deferred for existing users.  To find out if you are impacted, or are already paying the higher amount, check you payment plan in the payments tab on the Scholaric Dashboard:

Any plan that starts with Old like Old Standard is subject to the change.

That time has come.  May 1st it goes into effect, but only when you renew your payment.  This is because you are protected from being charged a different amount than you agreed to under the subscription model I have chosen.  So the next time you add or remove a student, or have to change your card, payment renewal will be with the new amount.

So, if you need to add or drop students, do it now, and reauthorize payment before May 1st!

Happy Planning...


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tag:blog.scholaric.com,2013:Post/680238 2014-04-22T11:24:37Z 2014-04-22T11:24:38Z Generate Multiple Lessons Per Day

Unlike Grouping Sequences, where multiple lessons, or pages, or chapters, get grouped into a single lesson, you may want multiple individual lessons in a single day.  This would be desired, for example, to assign several lessons in a single day, but have individual scores and times on each lesson. 

Grouping Sequences has a special syntax to allow the day's group to have individual lessons.

Lesson {1-55**2} 

will produce two individual lessons per day.  Note the second asterisk.

Lesson 1
Lesson 2

Lesson 3
Lesson 4

Lesson 5
Lesson 6

Where the group sequence

Lessons {1-55*2} 

produces one lesson covering two per day.

Lessons 1-2

Lessons 3-4

Lessons 4-5


Happy Planning...

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tag:blog.scholaric.com,2013:Post/678870 2014-04-18T13:35:50Z 2014-04-18T13:38:49Z Changing Lesson Date

A lesson's date can be changed in several ways:

1. Drag the lesson to a new date and drop it.  Note this does not work on mobile devices.

2. Edit the lesson and click on the lesson's date.  Then select a new date and hit update.  This is useful to change the lesson to another week, or for any change on a mobile device.

3. Bump the incomplete lesson earlier or later using the cell menu. Note - this impacts other lessons.

Happy Planning...

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tag:blog.scholaric.com,2013:Post/678863 2014-04-18T13:24:18Z 2017-01-14T00:19:19Z Bump Earlier

Some times, the schedule must be shifted earlier in the period.  This can be done in two ways, either to move the entire remaining schedule earlier, or to open up a gap in the middle of your schedule.  The cell menu reflects these possibilities

Moving Entire Remaining Schedule

To move the entire incomplete schedule, we must bump from the end of the period.  Select the menu option bump schedule earlier from end of period. This is the equivalent of navigating to the last planned date for the selected course and student, and bumping earlier.  

Opening a gap by Shifting Earlier

To open up a gap at any point in the schedule, navigate to the date to become empty, and select the menu option bump schedule earlier from this date.  This will push the incomplete schedule backward from the selected date only.

Note that in either case, the bumping behaves according to the bumping criteria.  If your bump does not carry forward as far as you expect, your lesson schedules likely do not match.

Happy Planning...

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tag:blog.scholaric.com,2013:Post/678867 2014-04-18T13:18:11Z 2014-04-18T13:25:33Z Bumping Algorithm Details

To bump lessons, a cell must have at least one incomplete lesson. 

Bumping is performed according to the schedule of the lesson, which visible on the schedule tab when updating.  The schedule is set by the repetition schedule when a lesson series is created, or defaults to the course default schedule.  

When bumping, scholaric targets the next available date, or previous available date, of the lesson depending on the bump action (earlier or later).  The date will naturally skip holidays and vacation days, but not event days.  Note that when bumping a cell with multiple incomplete lessons, they could have different schedules, resulting in different target dates.

The date of the lesson is updated and then the process is repeated within the target date, if the target date has incomplete lessons, and only for those incomplete lessons that have the same schedule as the original lesson.  In this way, Scholaric won't continue the bump chain, for example, a MWF lesson scheduled on Wednesday, when the previous lesson was a MTWTF lesson, scheduled on Tuesday.

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tag:blog.scholaric.com,2013:Post/655704 2014-02-26T12:18:11Z 2014-04-18T13:18:50Z Adding page breaks to printouts

To add a page break to your weekly or weekly by subject printouts, click the "add page breaks" checkbox in the controls area at the top of the printout:

Scholaric remembers your selection and uses it the next time you print out.

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