i would like an introductory lesson for using PlanbookEdu. I feel as if I am figuring everything out by trial and error.7 votes
We have some videos here for getting started: http://help.planbookedu.com/knowledgebase/topics/11180-videos
If you have other questions email us at email@example.com
It’s still there. If the Sunday for “this week” isn’t part of your planbook it won’t appear. For example is your planbook start date is Tue, Sept 2nd the “this week” option won’t appear until the week of Sept 6th.
A feature that keeps track of how many times you use each standard would make it easier to see what standards you have hit that year and how often.18 votes
You can view this now on the standards page:
Allow a shared planbooks to be edited by the people you share them with.1 vote
You can do that now if you add the person as a collaborator:
We need a way to EASILY move days of lessons to correct dates when we miss school days because of weather.11 votes
You can use The Cubby to move entire days:
I go into edit and want to add a link. but the insert link button is not able to be clicked on. Help!2 votes
You need to highlight the text you want to be the link first. Then the button will become active and you can insert the URL you are linking to.
I would like to be able to split a period vertically to show differentiated lessons for different groups of students during the same period.42 votes
You can insert a horizontal line now to split a period. Look for the icon that looks like a line in the toolbar.
It would be nice to have the date listed at the top next to each day so I don't have to keep going to my other calendar to put in special events.3 votes
You can do that now. Go to “Planbooks” in your blue navigation bar, and then click “Edit” by the planbook you are working on.
Under Advanced Options, you will see a section to change the Day Title. There are several options to include the date.
You can do that using The Cubby. You’ll have to drag in each day individually. We have more on that here:
When the grade book is open I would like to the its name at the top of the page somewhere. I teach Spanish and have multiple grade books and sometimes I write my plans in the wrong book. I don't think I would do that if I saw the title of my grade book at the top.1 vote
When planning in the weekly view, you can have the name of your planbook displayed, instead of “Week of…”
Click on “Planbooks” in the blue navigation bar, and then “Edit” by the name of your planbook. Under "Advanced Options, you will see a section called “Title”. Set this to “Name Only”, and the name of your planbook will appear on your weekly view.
If you want the date as well you can include it with the day title. Look for that option in the same Advanced Options area.
I would like to be able to color each class period with their assigned color.3 votes
You can do that by setting the period to repeat. See our video on creating a template here:
There are many standards we must use. I would love to see some way to mark off the standard once it is used. Maybe have the standard turn a different color once its been used to help teachers keep track of what standards were and weren't covered3 votes
You can see which standards you’ve used on the standards page. See more on that here: http://help.planbookedu.com/knowledgebase/articles/69376-standards-reporting
If often wish I could go back to last year's plans and transfer a day to this year, including the attachments that were there.4 votes
You can do that now using the Cubby. See here:
I would like to be able to freeze a plan such as a field trip so that when I bump the plans go around the frozen plan. We plan field trips and assemblies far ahead of time and I want to freeze them in place.43 votes
You can do that now. When editing a plan look for the lock icon above the planning area. You can toggle that to lock the plan to that day.
I would like to be able to store files, so I could place files from home or school in one storage area to add to plans. that would allow me to access them from any location when creating plans.9 votes
You can do that now by attaching files to your plans. That option is under the planning area when you click the Edit link.
Could there be a place to check off blooms taxonomy and/or the Marzano learning strategies? Maybe add them in like the standards are added?12 votes
We have those standards now. They are in the Organizations section when selecting standards.
Add elementary options for reading groups, learning stations, math groups, and space to write nes and or activities
There are so many activities,testings, grouping, pull outs, pull ins and more going on hourly and daily in an elementary classroom that changes depending on the day or week at hand. Especially for the intercity classroom where students are academically behind by grade(s).0 votes
We intentionally leave the planning area free form, since it would be impossible to accommodate all the needs of teachers. You can create a reusable template to fit your schedule. We have more on that here: http://help.planbookedu.com/knowledgebase/articles/70803-how-to-create-templates
how about a FIND button that uses key words to find past lessons3 votes
We do have a search feature you can use to find lessons by keyword. We have more on that here: http://help.planbookedu.com/knowledgebase/articles/226998-search
It would make entering "school calendar" (interruptions for assemblies, different schedule rotations, due dates) info MUCH easier!3 votes
Yes, You can do that now. See here:
Would like to be able to copy days / lessons from prior planbooks without cut/paste, or having to copy entire planbook.3 votes
You can do that now using The Cubby. It will let you copy/move single plans or entire days between planbooks. All the plans, attachments and standards (assuming you have the same standards selected in your new planbook) will be included.
You can see more on how to do that here:
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