TaskStream

What is TaskStream?

TaskStream by Watermark is the Department of Education's online service for students to use in creating required electronic portfolios, lesson plans, units, rubrics and webpages. Students in the Department of Education's undergraduate program are required to maintain a paid and active subscription to TaskStream whenever they are enrolled in courses in the Department of Education. Artifacts for the electronic portfolio are required from all courses, as well as artifacts that reflect the Conceptual Framework of the Department of Education.

 

How do I find TaskStream?

TaskStream can be found at the following URL: http://www.taskstream.com   or  https://www.watermarkinsights.com/

 

What all can I do with TaskStream?

  • Upload course artifacts to your electronic portfolio

  • Create lesson plans

  • Create folios and web pages

  • Create instructional units

  • Create rubrics

  • Email lesson plans and portfolios to faculty instructors

  • Set up a personal calendar

  • Create a resource folio to store your documents online

 

How do I set-up a TaskStream account?

Go to the TaskStream homepage:  www.taskstream.com  or  www.watermarkinsights.com/.  Select "Login/Sign Up" at the top of the screen and then select the TaskStream option.  Next, follow the directions on the screen to set up your account.  You will need a debit or credit card to pay for it.  You need to purchase an account that will keep your account active throughout your program to the end of student teaching.

When set-up is complete, contact Mrs. Jennifer Creecy at jcreecy@fhu.edu to set up the link to the Department of Education Portfolio.

 

What do I do when my TaskStream subscription expires?

TaskStream will notify you by email approximately two weeks before your TaskStream subscription expires.   You may go online to www.taskstream.com and renew your subscription with a debit or credit card. When renewing your subscription, be sure to use the same username and password so that all of your previously uploaded documents can be viewed.

 

What if I forget my username or password?

In the event that you forget your username and password, call TaskStream at 1-800-311-5656 and ask for Mentoring Services and they will assist you.

 

How do I find my portfolio on TaskStream?

A link to the Department of Education Portfolio will be located on your TaskStream homepage after you contact Mrs. Creecy and request for it to be uploaded there.

 

How do I learn to use TaskStream?

Select one of the following topics for step-by-step instructions:

How to upload an assignment to the portfolio

How to delete file attachments and photographs from your portfolio

How to email your portfolio or lesson plan to an instructor

How to insert a weblink in the portfolio to another screen in the portfolio

How to upload a TaskStream lesson plan or unit into your portfolio

How to use Unit Builder in TaskStream