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SIMS Teacher App – Assessment

With the SIMS Teacher app, entering assessment data is quick and easy. Efficiently enter formative and summative judgements into the national curriculum programme of study and receive instant analysis on the same screen, helping you to monitor student performance. Quick access to this information helps teachers to focus on teaching and support pupil progress.

The SIMS Teacher app – General layout and navigation

The SIMS Teacher app has been designed with a simple easy-to-use interface, providing quick access to key information and class-based administration actions, including viewing student details, taking attendance, plus recording achievement and behaviour information. Please view the video below for a overview

SIMS Teacher App – Associating your device

In order to access the SIMS Teacher app you will need the following information (these will be emailed to your staff email address): • Device association code – this is required to authorise your Staff iPad for use with the SIMS Teacher app. • Account activation code – this is required to authorise your Teacher …

iOS – Adding a Shared Calender to Outlook

Step 1: On the Calendar view, tap on your profile icon Step 2: Tap the “Add” calendar icon Step 3: Tap “Add Shared Calendars” Step 4: Search for user (or calendar name), tap the plus icon to add

iPad – Setting up Network Agent

To access the school internet on a iPad, you need to enter your username and password into a network agent app. Once you have done this, your iPad should stay authenticated to the school system. Before you login to the agent, it needs to be configured with some school specific settings. The guide below shows …

iPad – Setting video recording quality

Using videos with a large file size with applications such as PowerPoint and Movie Editing software can lead to performance issues. Editing a large video will consume more resources on the device you are using and will make the process slower to complete. Smaller videos are also easier to transfer. To fix this, you often …

iPad – Checking and Applying iOS updates

If a message says that an update is available, tap Install Now. You can also follow these steps: Plug your device into power and connect to the Internet with Wi-Fi. Tap Settings > General > Software Update. Tap Download and Install. If a message asks to temporarily remove apps because iOS needs more space for the update, …

iPad – Transfer Photos Direct to PC

You can use the photos companion app on the iPad to directly transfer photos to a Windows PC. The photos will then be stored in your Home Drive. Note This process only works between Staff iPads and Windows PC’s in the Classroom and Admin locations Even though Microsoft describe this feature as experimental. We have …

OneDrive – Why use OneDrive?
OneDrive – Making a shared file Offline with the App

You may be required to have access to a file(s) in a location that does not have internet provision. OneDrive gives you the ability to set a file into offline mode and use it with the app when the internet is not available. The following guide will show you how to do this. Step 1 …

iPad – Check Remote Desktop Gateway

If you see the below message, You may need to check that the gateway is setup correctly in the app When you sign in to Remote desktop on the app for the first time, it will create a entry in the app. This allows you to select the desktop to login to again in the future …

iPad – Wireless Networks

Info Staff Assigned iPads should connect to the “TAB” network (This is auto configured for staff, no password necessary) Student / Personal iPads should connect to the “CCS-OpenWireless” Choosing / Connecting to a Wireless Network If appears at the top of the screen, you’re connected to a Wi-Fi network. iPad reconnects when you return to …

Remote Desktop – App Pointer Mode

The pointer mode on the mobile app can be switched between “touch” and “mouse pointer”. Touch mode will follow wherever your finger is placed directly. Where as “mouse pointer” mode treats your mobile display like a track pad. Try both modes and see which you prefer. To change the mode: Tap on the 3 horizontal …

iPad – AirServer, Beam your iPad to the whiteboard

You can display your iPad screen on the Classroom PC’s via a program called AirServer. To Make the connection you have to follow the following process Important Before you plan to use AirServer, ensure you are connected to the “TAB” wireless network. You do not need a wireless password to join, your iPad is already …

iPad – Zagg Bluetooth Keyboard
iPad – Security Pin / Touch ID

Passcode You are required to set a passcode that must be entered each time you turn on or wake up iPad. Set, change, or turn off the passcode. Go to Settings > Touch ID & Passcode. To adjust when iPad automatically locks (and then requires the passcode to unlock), go to Settings > Display & Brightness > Auto-Lock. Setting a passcode …

iPad – Control Centre

Control Center Control Center gives you instant access to airplane mode, Do Not Disturb, a flashlight, and other handy features. Open Control Center. Swipe up from the bottom edge. If the Dock isn’t already showing when you begin to swipe, swipe long enough to display the Dock then Control Center. When iPad is unlocked, you …

iPad – Switching App, Accessing Controls

Switch between apps While using one app, you can easily switch to another. Open an app from the Dock. Swipe up from the bottom to reveal the Dock, then tap an app. Favorite apps are on the left side of the Dock, and suggested apps—like ones you opened recently and ones open on your iPhone …

WordPress Apps

On a Personal Device If using a personal device to blog, you will need to install the app from the corresponding stores: For iOS – Apple Store For Android – Google Play Signing into the App Make sure to select “Log into your site by entering a site address instead” Add the address as shown …

Remote Desktop – Connecting on a iPad

You can auto configure the app by downloading the connector file from the below link: iPad Connector File Skip to Step 3 if using a staff iPad Step 1: Open the app store Step 2: Search for and install “Microsoft Remote Desktop” Step 3: Press the + icon and Add a new “Desktop” connection. Step …