Transitioning to Lesson Plans by Subject (BETA)

The Lesson Plans by Subject paradigm allows you to create and edit lesson plan sets that are automatically linked to subjects within a given academic Term.   Although you lose the ability to share lesson plans, lesson plans from previous academic terms are now automatically archived and new lessons are created when you activate a new term. 

However, if you’re already used to using the Daily Lesson Sets paradigm - QuickSchools' classic, shareable version of the lesson plans, and you want to transition to the new subject-based lesson plans, the old shareable lesson plans will become archived. And you will immediate start getting NEW lesson plans set for each subject. If you want to re-use some of the older  lesson plan sets, by keeping them linked to the most recent subject, you’ll need to contact our technical support.

To assist in this transition, the Lesson Plans Reports section of Summary Reports has a report called “Lesson Plan Subjects”. This report will show all the subjects that are linked to existing Lesson Plans.

Lesson Plan Subjects Report

If there are lesson plans sets that are not linked, or linked to the wrong subject, you can re-link the subjects simply by accessing the Lesson Plans set, and select a subject for it. To do this, go to your Daily Lesson Plans page of the Lesson Plans module and click the "Select Subject" link under "Want to post homework notes?":

Selecting a Subject for the Lesson Plans

Select a subject from the listing that appears and confirm. Head back to the Lesson Plans Subjects report to confirm your update.

The current “Lesson Plans by Subject”  system is still Beta. So you’ll need to request it from our tech support, if you’d like to try it out. And we can help you with the transition, if you’d like to move the existing Lesson Plans (instead of archiving them).

Please feel free to share your thoughts and comments with us on this. And don’t forget to contact us if you need help!

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