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Need the ability for teachers to annotate student work when submitted to dropbox on iPad.

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When students submit an assignment teachers need to be able to annotate directly on the assignment in Schoology and not have to take it out, to a PDF writer, and then back.  If the same options that are offered on the web version can be offered in the app as far as grading and comments, teachers here will REJOICE!

 

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    Vickram Jain Official comment

    Hi Everyone,

    I want to let you know that we're actively working on an annotations tool for the iOS and Android apps. This feature will be available in the iOS app by the end of Summer 2014, and in the Android app by late Fall 2014.

    To stay up-to-date on this feature, please follow this thread: https://support.schoology.com/hc/communities/public/questions/200411093-Ability-to-grade-and-annotate-assignments-from-the-iOS-app. We'll be posting updates there.

    Thanks,
    Vickram

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    Angela Weston

    Even more helpful would be a feature that allows free hand commenting/writing (with finger or stylus) on the doc in the iPad viewer. Being able to annotate in iPad is KEY to making the iPad app truly helpful...at least for those of us who are English teachers.

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    Troy Caddy

    Completely agree, as the Digital Learning specialist at my school I chose schoology over other LMS because of its user friendliness and its general compatibility with the iPad.... This year it seems that other programs may be surpassing schoology in both of these categories...Please add/improve the functionality of providing students with comments/annotating. I completely understand where the English teachers are coming from on this. 

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    carla zvonek

    I am in agreement. We chose Schoology at one of our 6 high schools specifically to support digital workflow. However, we are disappointed in having no ability for students on iPads to see teacher annotations on their returned documents.

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    Aman Sonkar

    @Melissa Hughes, classmint has text annotation. You can use classmint for this.I recommend to checkout www.classmint.com

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    Patricia Burrows

    I am grading using my thaw schoology app on the ipad, and it works fine, but I find that my finger works better than a stylus. Is anyone else having that issue. Is there a stylus that works well for annotating within the schoology app?

    I like that grading using ipad is effective, but I wish the browser version was as streamlined. Are you working on that? I have tablet/ laptop.. Lenovo yoga, and I wish I could grade as easily on that as I do on my ipad. Any thoughts or suggestions would be great.

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