Create a Teacher or Student account
Users with Discovery Education Admin access can manually create teacher accounts through the 'Admin dashboard' section of the platform. To do this:
- Click on the 'Admin dashboard' tile on your homepage.
- Click on the Manage School dropdown and then Add User.
- Select a role and then complete the requested information.
Create a Class
Note: If your school administrator is able to pull teacher, pupil and class data from your MIS system into a .CSV file, use our User Import Tool.
Select Classrooms from the top navigation tile and choose All Classrooms > Create Classroom. Give the class a name and an optional description: class name is visible to students when content is assigned to them; the description is not.
If the pupil account already exists on the school register, you can add it by searching for the student by name, user name, Pupil ID or filtering by year. If the pupil account does not exist, and can be added by selecting Create pupils.
Adding pupils to a Class
Note: If your school administrator is able to pull teacher, student and class data from your MIS into a .CSV file, use our User Import Tool.
Once pupil accounts have been created, they can be associated with multiple classes. Select Classrooms from the top navigation tiles and choose All Classrooms. Click on the class you wish to add pupils to or select View Details from the Actions menu. Choose Pupil register to add an existing pupil account from the school register.
Searching for pupils by name, user name, pupil ID or filtering by year. Select add next to the pupil to add the account to the class. Use remove to remove the account from the class.
Manually add Co-Teachers to a class
Once teacher accounts have been created, they can be associated with classes. Students can be in multiple classes and co-teachers can be added to support instructional goals.
Select Classrooms from navigation bar and choose All Classrooms. Find the class you wish to add accounts to and select the Actions dropdown, then View Details.
Add Co-Teachers: Choose the Teacher Members tab to add an existing teacher to your class. Search for the teacher by name or scroll down to find their name. Select add next to the teacher to add as a co-teacher. Use remove to remove the teacher from the class.
Note: Co-Teachers have equal access to a class. They can see all assignments, student work, and grades across the platform.