Create a New User

This procedure is used whenever you need to add a new user (staff or student) to Classworks.

Create a New User
1Click on the dropdown menu and select the Administration page. 

2Click on the Users sub-tab.

3Click the Create New User button at bottom of page.

4The default Type setting for a new user is Student. You can use the drop-down box to choose between Student or Staff.

New Student User

Follow steps 1-4 above.
5Fill in the following required fields:
  • First and last name 
  • Username (must be unique for each user) 
  • District ID (a unique district ID is required for each user - typically the state testing ID number) 
  • Grade 
  • Password is REQUIRED 
  • Ethnicity, gender, date of birth and demographics are optional 
  • Student resources are defaulted on. Uncheck any resource(s) you do not want the student to access. (See job aid 1.4- Orient Students or click the ? for more information) 
  • (Optional) Integrated Reading audio is enabled by default. You can uncheck it, if you wish. 
6Add user to a Group.

7Click on the Save button.

New Staff User

Follow steps 1-4 above.

5The following fields are required:
  • First and last name 
  • District ID, Password, & Username (District ID & Username must be unique for each user) 
  • User must be added to a group 
  • Email address
6Set a Password:
  • Click on the Set Password button. 
  • Enter a password (it must be a minimum of 6 characters and is case sensitive). 
  • Click Save.
7Add the user to the correct Group.
  • Click on + add new. The Add user to Groups screen will display. 

  • Locate the school where you want to add a user. 
  • Click the + to expand the list to see the list of possible groups. 
  • Put a check in the box of the group you want to add. 
  • When finished, click the Add button. 
  • The new group will be listed in the Groups box. 

Note: When users are enrolled in Classworks, they must be placed in the proper group. Group membership determines which tasks can be performed within Classworks. Staff users are entered into a district group or a school group. District level groups have access to all schools within the district. School level groups have access to a particular school. Students have one group – a school level student group. 

8Click on the Save button.

Views Based on Permission Level

District Administrator/Superintendent View 
District Administrators have access to all schools in the district. Only users with District Administration or Superintendent rights have the ability to share instruction and assessments district-wide, disable courseware district-wide, customize messages, enter district grading periods/testing window dates, create custom groups, and import or export data from the Administration tab.

Site Administrator/Principal View 
Site Administrators only have access to their school. They have the ability to manage users and classes within their school.

Lab Manager View 
Users in the lab manager group have the ability to manage classes within their school from the Administration > Classes sub-tab. They do not have the ability to add/remove/disable/enable users.

Teacher View 
Teachers do not have access to the Administration tab. They only have access to their classes and classes they have been given permission to edit/view.