Click on the links below to view recordings from our Back to School Webinar Series (presented live September-October 2020).
How to Create a Custom Beanstack Challenge
Thursday, October 8th 4:00pm ET
Ready to create a custom challenge for your school community? In this session, we'll cover the steps to set up a challenge from scratch, review challenge best practices, and more!
Activating and Customizing a Beanstack Template
Tuesday, October 6th 4:00pm ET
Did you know that we share new templates with fresh content monthly on your site? In this session, we’ll show you how to search for and activate a template on your site. We’ll then show you how you can customize any piece of the template to best fit your goals.
Using Beanstack to Promote your Databases and Resources
Thursday, October 1st 4:00pm ET
Are there specific initiatives, themes, or databases you’re focused on this school year (or term/semester)? (Think: social-emotional learning, eBooks, etc.) In this session, we’ll teach you how to effectively build an activity-based challenge to help engage your students with specific databases or on your theme/initiative.
Using Beanstack Insights & Reports to Celebrate your Students and School Community
Tuesday, September 29th 4:00pm ET
What’s more fun than celebrating your students and school community?! In this session, we’ll review how to use insights and reports to view key data about your readers. We’ll then share fun and creative ways to celebrate your students and their reading progress!
Creating and Managing Groups in Beanstack
Thursday, September 24th 4:00pm ET
Learn about our newest feature -- creating non-rostered groups. We’ll show you the basics of creating and editing groups, how to log on behalf of a group, and how to track the group’s progress toward the goals you’ve set. We’ll also cover a few different ways to use groups at your school and also crowdsource your ideas for utilizing groups within your school communities.
The Beanstack Student and Teacher Experience
Tuesday, September 22nd 4:00pm ET
In this session, we’ll demonstrate how your students log their reading, complete activities, and write reviews. We’ll also look at Beanstack from the teacher perspective, reviewing how you can log reading on behalf of your class(es), look up a student, log on behalf of an individual student, adjust student reading, and more!
How to Increase Beanstack Engagement in your School Community
September 16, 2020
In this session, learn how to introduce Beanstack to your students. We discuss the different stakeholders to engage, and ideas on how to engage them. We also provide you with ready-to-use templates to make it easier for you to celebrate your students on social media, in newsletters, and more!
The Beanstack Student and Media Specialist Experience
September 15, 2020
In this session, we demonstrate how your students log their reading, complete activities, and write reviews. We also look at Beanstack from the media specialist perspective, reviewing how you can log reading on behalf of a class, look up a student, log on behalf of an individual student, adjust student reading, and more!