Getting Started Guide for Teachers

Getting Started Guide

First: Create a Class 

  1. From the My Classes page, click the green Create a New Class button. Screen_Shot_2022-07-05_at_3.06.06_PM.png
  2. Type in a name for your class. Create a separate class for each period. 
  3. Select an end date for your class. Note: classes can last up to a year. Screen_Shot_2022-07-05_at_3.13.58_PM.png
  4. Type in the name of your school and click it. If your school already appears, skip this step. Screen_Shot_2022-07-05_at_3.15.48_PM.png
  1. Pick the grade level for your class. If you teach multiple grades, leave this set to “other” Screen_Shot_2022-07-05_at_4.10.40_PM.png
  2. Click the Create Class button. Screen_Shot_2022-07-05_at_4.12.05_PM.png

Then: Invite Students to Your Class

1. From the My Classes page, click the name of your class.  


  1. Click the Add Students & Teachers tab. Screen_Shot_2022-07-05_at_4.25.01_PM.png
  2. Click the Class Invitation URL on the right. This will copy the URL for you. Note: each class will have a unique URL. Screen_Shot_2022-07-05_at_4.39.29_PM.png
  3. Paste the link wherever you post assignments. (cmd + v for  Mac; control + v for Windows). 
  4. Each student will need to click the link or type in the URL to join your class. 

Next: Assign Work to a Class 

  1. Click the Lists tab at the top of the website. 


  1. In the search bar, search for a book, text, or topic you are teaching.Screen_Shot_2022-07-06_at_12.40.14_PM.png
  2. Click on the collection or list you want to assign. Screen_Shot_2022-07-06_at_12.52.29_PM.png
  3. Make sure you’re on the “Teach” tab. It should be automatically selected. Screen_Shot_2022-07-06_at_12.53.48_PM.png
  4. Click the activity you wish to assign. For example, Practice or Spelling Bee.

  5. Click the check-box next to the classes you want to assign the list to. Note: you can select multiple classes. Screen_Shot_2022-07-06_at_1.01.50_PM.png
  6. Select a visible date. This is when students will be able to see and start the assignment. Screen_Shot_2022-07-06_at_1.03.29_PM.png
  7. Select a due date. Note: students can still complete assignments after the due -date, but you can grade the late assignments how you want. Screen_Shot_2022-07-06_at_1.05.21_PM.png
  8. Click Assign or Save (if you are assigning a collection). 


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