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  • About AP Courses in Collaborative Partnerships

    Advanced Placement courses taught as part of a collaborative partnership will differ slightly from those being taught traditionally with Michigan Virtual teachers. AP courses taught by Michigan Virtual instructors will have due dates tied to assignment completion with penalt...

  • Adding Events to the Brightspace Course Calendar

    Introduction:  Every Collaborator class (courses taught by local teachers) homepage in Brightspace contains a Calendar widget. This widget displays content items with due dates and all calendar events. Follow the steps below to add an event to the calendar in your Brightspac...

  • Adding Instructor Info in Brightspace (for Collaborative Instructors)

    This article pertains to courses taught by a local teacher as part of a collaborative partnership.  Introduction:  In Brightspace, all courses have an Instructor Info widget that is visible to students on the class homepage. This information is important for students to be ...

  • Allow Students Special Access to Apply IEP and 504 Accommodations

    This article pertains to courses taught by a local teacher as part of a collaborative partnership.   Introduction: In Brightspace, courses taught by local teachers have a couple of options for applying accommodations for students that have an IEP or 504 Plan. One way is to ...

  • Brightspace Date Management and Display (for Collaborative Instructors)

    Introduction: In Brightspace courses, collaborative instructors have the option to set due dates and availability dates that will display on the Lessons page for students and instructors. This visual display of information can be a good way to keep students on pace in their ...

  • Brightspace Dates FAQs

    Terms to Know Due Date - the date and time that a content item is due Availability Dates - a start and/or end date that defines when a content item is available and visible to students Content Item - anything that appears in the Lessons menu (unit, folder, lesson, assignm...

  • Courses Taught by Local Teachers vs. Michigan Virtual Teachers

    Introduction:  In addition to the site of course access for students, the course tiles observed by students in the SLP can be a great place to get at-a-glance course information. This information includes the title of enrolled courses, the type of course (Michigan Virtual Te...

  • Entering Zeros in the Grade Book for Missing Assignments

    This article pertains to courses taught by a local teacher as part of a collaborative partnership.   Introduction:  By default, the grade book in Brightspace for Collaborative courses is set up to calculate grades based on points earned out of points attempted. Assignments ...

  • Exempt a Student from Multiple Assignments or Units in Bulk

    This article pertains to courses taught by a local teacher as part of a collaborative partnership.   Introduction:  In the Brightspace Gradebook, instructors have the option to exempt students from certain assignments. When you exempt a student from an assignment, it is exc...

  • Exempt Multiple Students from an Assignment

    This article pertains to courses taught by a local teacher as part of a collaborative partnership.   Introduction:  In the Brightspace Gradebook, instructors have the option to exempt students from certain assignments. When you exempt a student from an assignment, it is exc...