Red Deer Public School Division staff are invited to click on the links below to access a variety of Brightspace support documents and videos.
Create and View Sections in Your Course (viewing merged courses by class)
Brightspace and Google
Sharing Google Content
Other Tools and Features
Staff Learning Day Recordings
March 17, 2022 - PreK-8 - An introduction to the RDPSD Brightspace Platform. Includes a guided look at the division homepage, as well as a course homepage.
April 14, 2022 - PreK-8 - This 2nd RDPSD Brightspace training video looks at organizing and adding content to your Brightspace course. It also demonstrates how to link curriculum outcomes with your learning objects.
May 20, 2022 - PreK-8 - Our 3rd RDPSD Brightspace training video looks at the Brightspace Assignment feature, and demonstrates how to impersonate a student within a course. It also shows how to use the Learning Object Repository (LOR) to upload RDSPD curriculum resources to your course.
June 10, 2022 - PreK-8 - Our 4th RDPSD Brightspace training video looks at the Brightspace Portfolio feature, and briefly demonstrates the connection to the mastery view in the Brightspace Grades tool. It also includes a discussion about a few upcoming updates in Assignments, Classlist and Quizzes.
June 29, 2022 - Elementary New Curriculum Planning Day -This video highlights the RDPSD Resources support website for staff. It also discusses planning for next year, as well as a quick reminder about the Learning Object Repository (LOR) upload workflow.
Aug. 29, 2022 - PreK-8 - This video includes some tips and tricks for getting started with Brightspace in the new year. It discusses the RDPSD support website, the importance of students linking their Google Workspaces and how to copy materials from last year's course.
Oct. 7, 2022 - PreK-8 - This video gives a brief discussion of changes in the Resources tab, substitute teacher updates and an overview of Brightspace for Parent & Guardian.
Feb. 17, 2023 - PreK-8 - A quick look at some of the advances RDPSD has made within the Brightspace LMS in the past year.
June 9, 2023 - PreK-8 - Quick overview of RDPSD updates, planning over the summer, and looking ahead to the 23-24 school year.
Aug 23, 2023 - PreK-8 - Includes information about "Getting Started Guide", as well as two important updates; CIS Course Merge and Respondus Lockdown Browser
Aug. 29, 2023 - Gr 9-12 - Includes information about two important updates; CIS Course Merge and Respondus Lockdown Browser as well as reminders for getting started on the year (Course organization, Google Workspace, Brightspace Pulse app, and the RDPSD Brightspace Resources website)
Sept. 15, 2023 - Gr 9 -12 - High School Formative and Summative Assessments
Oct. 6, 2023 - PreK-6 - Quick updates regarding student bookmark, LOR documents, outcome tracking and troubleshooting tips.
Oct. 6, 2023 - Gr. 9-12 - High School - Using Data to Inform Instruction - Looks at viewing learner progress in content and class progress, as well as quiz, rubric and grade statistics.