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Conference Notes

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Strengths
Strengths are those skills where the student (or group) demonstrates a skill.
After you have entered an Observation, you can transform those skills into strengths.

Click one of the links below to jump to a section.

To:
  • Use Strengths the first time
  • View Strengths
  • Add a Strength
  • Change a Strength
  • Change the order of Strengths in the list
  • Delete a Strength
  • Refresh Strengths
  • Return to Table of Contents

    Use Strengths the first time
    Touch Classes (or Groups) at the bottom of the page.
    Touch the name of a Class, then the name of a Student (or touch the name of a Group).
    The Strengths button will only be present if an Observation has been done for the Student or Group.
    Skills have five levels in a hierarchy like a table of contents or an outline.
    Level 1 is the highest level and is for sections of skills. Each lower level allows for additional detail.
    Unless you change the level number on this page, Strengths will use skill level 2.
    Touch the Strengths button on the right.


    The skills at level 2 that were observed as "Demonstrates Skill" will display as Strengths.
    If you wanted skills at a different level, then change the level on the previous page and follow the instructions for refresh.
    The name of the Content Area will display before the Skill name.
    Touch "<" at the top left to return to the previous page or press a button at the bottom of the page.


    Return to Strengths

    View Strengths
    Touch Classes (or Groups) at the bottom of the page.
    Touch the name of a Class, then the name of a Student (or touch the name of a Group).
    The Strengths button will only be present if an Observation has been done for the Student or Group.
    Touch the Strengths button on the right.


    Touch "<" at the top left to return to the previous page.


    Return to Strengths

    Add a Strength
    Follow the instructions above to view Strengths.
    Then touch "+" at the top right.


    Type the text for the Strength.
    Then touch Done.
    Note: to close the keyboard, touch the button in the lower right hand corner of the keyboard.


    Touch "<" in the top left to go back.


    Return to Strengths

    Change a Strength
    Follow the instructions above to view Strengths.
    Touch Edit in the top left of the page.


    Touch "i" to the right of the Strength that you want to change.


    Touch in the field to the right of the text for the Strength.
    Use the keyboard to change the text for the Strength.
    Touch Done in the popup window used to change the Strength.
    Touch the Done button.


    Touch "<" in the top left to go back.


    Return to Strengths

    Change the order of Strengths in the list
    Follow the instructions above to view Strengths.
    Touch Edit in the top left.


    While in edit mode, touch the button to the right of the Strength that looks like three lines.
    While touching the button, slide up or down to the position where you want the Strength to display.


    Then touch Done.


    Touch "<" in the top left to go back.


    Return to Strengths

    Delete a Strength
    Follow the instructions above to view Strengths.
    Touch Edit in the top left of the page.


    Touch the "-" button to the left of the Strength that you want to delete.


    Touch the Delete button to the right of the Strength.

    Touch Done in the top left of the page.


    Touch "<" in the top left to go back.


    Return to Strengths

    Refresh Strengths
    Later, after the student (or group) has progressed and observations have changed.
    Touch the Refresh button in the top left of the page.


    Touch "<" in the top left to go back.


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