What is SAM?

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SAM (Skills Assessment Manager) empowers in-class and distance learning through a powerful online experience for students and teachers for Microsoft Office®, Digital Literacy, and Keyboarding Skills real-world skills.

The embedded eBook, simulated Microsoft Office® and digital literacy Trainings and Exams, and auto-graded projects keep students focused, connected, and engaged. 

SAM tracking and reporting allows teachers to make real-time teaching decisions based on student performance and engagement and students to quickly correct errors and learn from their mistakes.

Online Keyboarding in SAM (Skill Assessment Manager) helps students become more efficient at keying and Microsoft Office skills.

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Distance Learning Navigation Guides

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Microsoft Office Instructor?

Check out this article focusing on using our MindTap with SAM for Chromebook Users!

LMS Integration

Does your District Utilize a Learning Management System?

You can create a seamless experience for you and your students. Partner integration is available with Canvas, Schoology, Blackboard, Brightspace/D2L, and Moodle.

  • Provide a single sign-on experience for students and teachers
  • Deep-link assignments and activities
  • Synchronize gradebooks

SAM Integration with Schoology

SAM Integration with Canvas

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SAM for
Online Keyboarding

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