Assign Instruction

For each class, you need to determine what assignments the students will complete. Also, as the class progresses you may want to change the assignments or add new ones. This document describes how to select and assign assignments to a class or select students. 

Assign Instruction

1Click on the Classes tab. 

Note: Select your school, if necessary.

2Place a check beside the class(es) that you wish to assign instruction. (You may assign the same assignment to multiple classes at once).

3Click the Assign button and select Instruction.  

4Select the tab (Created, Preset, or Shared) that includes the assignment you are assigning.

5You can assign the entire assignment by clicking the box next to the name of the assignment or you can expand the assignments/units by clicking the + symbol to select only parts of the assignment.

6Click Next

Choose Who to Assign To
1All Students: Automatically assigns the selected instruction to all of the students in the class or classes you chose.

Selected Students: Gives you a list of all of the students in the class or classes you chose and lets you manually select which students will receive the assignment by placing a check next to their name.

2Click Assign.

Assign Nickname or Icon (Optional)
You have the ability to give any assignment a nickname or a different icon; this is done after the assignment is assigned. This makes it easier for your students to select the correct assignment; this is especially useful if you have assigned more than one assignment. To do this: 

1From the Classes Tab, click on the Instruction Sub Tab
2Locate the specific assignment.
3Click on the name of the assignment; the Instruction Details box will display.
4Type in a nickname.
5Select an icon; use the arrows to scroll for more choices.
6Click Save. To exit Instruction Details, click Close.

Instructional Mode vs. Manual Mode
When you assign instruction, it will default to Instructional Mode. This means that the students will proceed through the assignment and unit components in order and cannot skip around. Instructional mode is the recommended mode for most assignments. In some cases, you may want to allow the student to navigate to any unit and any component within that unit to give them additional practice opportunities. To allow this functionality, you can change the assignment to Manual Mode.  

1From the Classes Tab, click on the class that contains the assignment. Locate the specific assignment on the Instruction Sub Tab
2To change the mode for everyone that has the assignment, click on the in the mode column next to the name of the assignment to change it to an .

To change the mode for specific students, expand the assignment by clicking on the + symbol beside the assignment name. Then in the mode column click on the  beside the specific student(s) to change it to an 

3Click Save.