How do eLearning courses work?
These video tutorials show how the Self-Pace eLearning courses work:
Getting Started Video for Shormann Interactive Math
Getting Started Video of DIVE eLearning Science
Sample Lessons for Math & Science
How to Print or Save Assignments & Results Pages
All assignments and results pages (answers) in the eLearning system can be printed and/or saved.
If you are completing the course offline, please see: How to Use Shormann Math Offline
Print Instructions for Firefox
Important: Print and follow the steps on the Instruction Sheet above each assig...
Can I buy an eLearning course now and select a start date in the future?
Your subscription starts the day you purchase the course. However, the subscription length for each course is more than enough time to complete the course, including lesson planning, vacations, sick days, etc.
To allow time to setup and familiarize yourself with the course, we recommend purchasi...
Can I share my login or course materials with a tutor?
Yes, you can share the course login with the tutor. You can also print/save the Results Page of the assignments the student has completed and have the tutor help with missed problems. How to Print or Save Assignments & Results Pages
However, the tutor should not help The student until all th...
Can I use a different browser to access the eLearning course?
To prevent grading and display issues, the Firefox browser is recommended by the eLearning platform. Other browsers like Safari and Chrome can be used but you must keep your operating system and the browser updated. Re-start the computer everyday before logging in to the eLearning campus. If you ...
Can you turn off the eLearning email notifications that are sent when an assignment is completed.
I'm sorry, but we can't. These are sent to alert parents that an assignment has been submitted. We generally recommend parents click the link in this email to check the grade and ensure the student is progressing in the course. However, if you you don't want these notifications, you can set up a ...
Do the eLearning courses work on Chromebook or other devices?
Our eLearning courses are hosted in a browser-based eLearning system, like a website. This means you can access them on any computer or device with a browser and internet access.
Do the eLearning courses work on Kindles?
While Windows, Macs, Linux, iOs, and Android devices can be used, our current eLearning platform does support Kindles. However, you can see the sample lessons and see if it works on your device. Here is the link: Sample Lessons
Do you provide Proof of Completion that is more official than the Certificate of Achievement?
Shormann Math self-paced eLearning courses are simply curriculum that is hosted online. They are not online classes with a teacher who is making sure it is the student completing the work, etc. Instead, the parent is responsible for supervising the student, assigning grades, and creating the high...
eLearning Course Expired: I need my grades.
Please see the following recommendations based on when your course expired.
Expired Within 30 Days
To request a grade report send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your student's name, login credentials, and course title. Please allow 2-3 business days to receive your grade report.
ERROR: NOT ENROLLABLE
This means you are not currently enrolled in the course. To get back in, select your course type below:
Shormann Math Courses
FAQs: Grading and Submitting Answers in Shormann Math
How do I enter an answer (ie exponents, symbbols/fractions, etc)?
Each fill in the blank has specific instructions above the question. If the instructions don't address your issue, you probably have the wrong answer. Follow the steps for incorrect on the Practice Set Instruction sheet. Importa...
How to calculate a grade if all assignments are not completed.
Incomplete assignments count as a zero in the final grade in the eLearning grade book. However, you can manually calculate an overall grade by averaging the grades of the quarterly exams that were completed, then add 5-10% as credit for other assignments.
For example if the average exam grade is...
How to Create and Edit the Certificate of Achievement
To create and edit the Certificate of Achievement for an eLearning course, please see the instructions below.
Please do not request access to the certificate. Instead, follow the instructions below to edit for your student.
Login to a Google Account. If you don’t have one, create one.
How to Keep Records of Student's eLearning Coursework
The best way to keep records of the student's work is to:
Save or print the Quarterly Exams*: Instructions.
Save or print the Table of Contents in the Teacher's Guide, linked on the Course Home page.
Save or scan and save the student's notebook.
For science courses, save or scan the Lab ...
How to view the online Grade Book & Results page.
SHORMANN MATH COURSES
See: How to Monitor Student Progress
DIVE SCIENCE COURSES
Login to the eLearning course using the student's username and password.
Select the course title.
This will take you to the Course Home page.
Scroll down the left menu and select Grades. You can view the grades fo...
Provide documentation of online work for umbrella schools, etc.
While you can print or save any assignment and the grade book, we recommend printing or saving the Results Page for the four quarterly exams. Learn More: How to Print or Save Assignments & Results Pages
We also have a certificate of completion that can be printed at the end of the course.
Questions about Quarterly Exams, Practice Exams, and Studying for Exams.
The instructions posted on the Quarterly Exam assignment page has detailed instructions on how and what to study for each exam, how to take the practice exams and quarterly exams, time limits, and much more. To access these instructions:
Login to the eLearning course using your student’s login c...
Self-Paced eLearning Subscriptions: Email Address, Parent Login, and Subscription Length
Student Email Address
To enroll a student in our eLearning system, a unique email address is required. This can be any email address that is not used by another student in the eLearning system. The Student Email is used to send password reset requests, completed assignment notifications, and subs...
Simplified Grading Method
If your student has a learning disability or you plan to use the course differently than designed (not complete all assignments, etc) you can use the Simplified Grading Method.
Record only the modified Quarterly Exam grades.
At the end of the course, average the scores for the Quarterly Exams...
Start eLearning Course Over
While we are happy to reset the entire course, it is rarely necessary to go back more than 10-15 lessons. Please read this article with solutions to common problems: Time-Saving Tips
Once these issues are addressed, repeat the Practice Sets for the last 10-15 lessons, then continue the course n...
The eLearning Certificate has the wrong grade
The wrong grade showing on the Certificate is caused by clicking on it before finishing the course. Going back and completing the course will not change the grade on the Certificate.
To edit the Certificate of Achievement for an eLearning course, see this link: How to Edit the Certificate of Ach...
What is the minimum required internet speed or bandwidth for eLearning courses?
Minimum Internet Speed (bandwidth): 1 MB Downstream or Higher
Because DIVE eLearning courses are streamed from a Content Delivery Network server (like Amazon, YouTube, and Netflix movies), users with slower broadband connections of 1MB downstream and 256k upstream, which is among the oldest/poo...
Why doesn't the eLearning course show a running or overall grade?
Unfortunately, the eLearning platform that hosts our courses doesn’t show a running grade because the assignments are weighted. We have requested this feature many times and are hoping we will get it soon. However, there are instructions on how to easily calculate quarterly grades on the Teache...