Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education Back-to-School Webinar Series with the Arkansas Digital Sandbox

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Research & Technology
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Superintendents; Assistant Superintendent; Principals; Technology Coordinators; General Business Managers; Teachers; Curriculum Coordinators; School Counselors; Parent Involvement Coordinators/Facilitators

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The Office of Research & Technology is pleased to announce a series of Arkansas Digital Sandbox webinars designed to meet the needs of educators at any level. The sessions will be presented by MyVRSpot, the Digital Sandbox provider. Participants can expect hands-on opportunities to learn how to upload and share digital media, how to create online quizzes and groups, how to livestream, and more!

Back-to-School Basics

Uploading, searching, sharing, Showcases, Recorder Tools

Start this school year right by learning the basics of media management with your Arkansas Digital Sandbox account. Explore how to upload, search, and share media, as well as create your own media with the Recorder Tools. Then take your media to the next level with a Showcase, creating your own video-on-demand library.

August 16, 2022 

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


August 24, 2022 

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


August 30, 2022 

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM


Interactive Instructional Tools

MediaSpot, SmartSpot, VRS

Harness the power of media in your instruction this year with this session all about creating multimedia assignments. Learn how to create your own video-based quizzes with SmartSpot, and design interactive assessments with the Video Response System. We’ll also explore how students can create their own drag-and-drop template driven HTML web pages with MediaSpot.

September 1, 2022 

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


September 6, 2022 

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM


All About Admins

Provisioning student accounts, Featured Media, Badging, Live Broadcasting

This session is all about school and district administrators! We’ll cover topics such as provisioning Arkansas Digital Sandbox accounts for your district’s students, and utilizing the Digital Sandbox’s Live Broadcasting solution to broadcast your district’s events to the public.We’ll also explore how to use the Featured Media tool to pin important announcements to the top of a group of users’ accounts, as well as how to create and grant Media Badges to users who view a specific piece or series of media.

August 17, 2022 

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


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