Showbie is a learning management system, similar to Google classroom.
The major differences are that it is much easier to hand write on documents; this can be great for handwriting, math, foreign language or art.
Another major difference is the ease of adding audio notes for both the student and the teacher; this an be great for younger grades, foreign languages, students who have a difficulty writing, and providing detailed feedback to students.
Creating a Class
Step by step instructions for creating a class in Showbie.
Creating an Assignment
Step by step instructions for creating an assignment with content in Showbie.
An explanation of the tools across the top bar in a Showbie document. These tools can be used by students as well as used when grading within Showbie.
Beyond the Basics
Explanation of how you could use folders (gives units as examples).
For distance learning, I organized by week rather than unit.
Suggestion: Add the app to your phone or iPad to easily add pictures.
Chat and Group features
How to set up and use the chat feature and groups within Showbie.
New: Video Chats
Showbie has recently added video conferencing features. You can open a video chat for a whole class or with an individual student.