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Thomas Mills Hinkle
Works at Innovation Academy Charter School
Attended Brown University
Lives in Westford, MA 01886
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I'm having trouble with doctopus and sharing. When I first created my rosters, I ended up generating emails to about half of our high school because the class folder was in a shared folder, and doctopus then decided everyone the folder was shared with was a coteacher -- very embarassing.

So I moved my class folders out of the top-level folder and was trying to take a look at doctopus's settings to see if there was any simple way to rename the student folders (I'd discovered I needed the names earlier in the folder name or it's impossible to move stuff into folders from email -- long story why that matters, but just take it on faith for now) -- anyway, as far as I could see I hadn't even told doctopus to go ahead and take any action when lo-and-behold it sent another email to our entire staff inviting them to share an assignment (and this time it gave them permissions to the folder).

My guess is I simply missed something here, but I'm hesitant to poke around settings again since I don't want to send another mass email off.

Where does doctopus pull its list of coteachers for an assignment from? Is there a manual way to adjust it?
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+Thomas Mills Hinkle Assuming here that you made class folders in step 2, there would be lots of folders they are shared on...  E.g. the teacher folder, the assignment folder for that doc, the student folders where docs get delivered...
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Finally got around to documenting my process for automating creation of student digital portfolios using google sites. Worth sharing if you know folks doing this in school -- google has the APIs for these things, but the documentation is thorny to say the least. I very much look forward to an updated google sites API emerging some day soon.
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Matt Yglesias:Of course it takes many decades to understand the truly long-term consequences of cash grants for children, but the best evidence we have shows a large positive impact of welfare checks on life outcomes for kids...
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If we're going to get all numbers-obsessed in education, we could at least look at the relevant numbers... ugh.
There are some major issues with the Third Year Transformation Report on Central Falls High School from The Education Alliance and the Annenberg Institute for School Reform, both well respected institutions based at Brown.Fir...
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Managing WordPress, I'm sobered by rereading the foundational software freedoms and realizing how far we are from giving them to our students.
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Now that I'm watching my kids learn skills like addition and reading which go above and beyond the obvious natural language acquisition, it's still amazing to watch the process of acquisition, and to see how suddenly things click so that what seemed impossible becomes totally natural in a matter ...
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Ok, this is half creepy, half sweet. With some acoustic guitar and a simple algorithm, google appears to know my family.
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Thoughts from a language teacher who also happens to be an armchair linguist,an amateur musician, a programmer, and a new father. Sunday, October 20, 2013. A regional accent emerging: friends trump family. Overheard from my eldest daughter at the end of a skype with cousins.
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Caroline Hinkle McCamant's profile photo
Elizabeth Roth's profile photo
Sarah Wait Zaranek's profile photo
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Westford, MA 01886
Previously
Rochester, NY - Salamanca, Spain
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  • Innovation Academy Charter School
    various, 2006 - present
  • Francis Parker Charter Essential School
    Spanish Teacher, Programming Teacher, 2004 - 2007
Education
  • Brown University
    Comparative Literature, 1997 - 2002
  • Brown University
    Education/English, 2002 - 2003
  • University of Salamanca
    Filología, 2000 - 2000
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