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Educators

Learnics Insights Link (Learnicsᴵᴸ) is a free use, browser based tool which leverages the power of Google Chrome to assist your learners in getting the most out of their research time and effort. Learnicsᴵᴸ also offers teachers an opportunity to learn more about what students are doing as they complete project based learning activities, from both time management and data management perspectives. Learnicsᴵᴸ makes the process as important and the product! 

Learnicsᴵᴸ is best suited for learners 10 and up. Batteries not included* 

Creating a Learnics Account

  1. Visit https://app.learnics.com.
  2. Register by clicking Create a New Account and logging in with the appropriate email address associated with your Google Classroom account.
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Creating/Managing Courses

Your groups of students are organized by courses. The groups can be organized by class, period, grade level, interests, and clubs. To create a new course use the following steps:

  1. Click on your Organization name from the main screen.
    1. Click on the plus sign (+) in the lower right corner of the screen to create a new course.
    2. Courses can be organized by class, period, grade level, interest, and clubs.
  2. Create a name for your new course, and then click “Add” to save the course.

Creating/Managing Assignments

Within your courses you can create assignments for your students which Learnics.co can track through Learnicsᴵᴸ. To create a new assignment:

  1. Navigate to the course you want to add the assignment to by clicking on the course field.
  2. Click the plus sign (+) in the lower right corner to create a new assignment, create a name and click “Add”.

After the assignment is created you will be directed to that assignment's landing page. The students can then use the direct link or access code provided to link their research to the assignment.

Viewing Course/Assignment Data

Once student data is collected, the data and analytics will be available on the https://app.learnics.com dashboard, under the specific assignment.

*Just kidding.

Learners

In order for a students research to link to a teacher’s assignment, the Learnicsᴵᴸ Chrome browser extension must be downloaded first. Students should be logged into their SCHOOL Google account in the Chrome browser.

Download and Install Learnicsᴵᴸ

  1. Ensure that you are not logged in to any Google account other than your school account.
  2. Download the browser extension from the Chrome Web Store directly.
  3. Click the “Add to Chrome” button, and then click “Add extension”.

Track an Assignment

  1. Ensure that you are not logged into any Google account other than your school account on the Learnicsᴵᴸ Chrome extension.
  2. Open your Chrome browser and follow the direct link to the assignment provided by your teacher.
  3. Alternatively, you can enter the access code provided by your teacher into the Chrome extension and click “Check Access Code”.
  4. Click the start button to begin tracking your online activity.
    1. The Learnicsᴵᴸ Chrome Extension icon will turn red when it is collecting data.

Complete and Submit an Assignment

  1. Once you are done working online to complete the assignment, click “Stop” to stop tracking activity.
  2. Then click “Turn in logs” to end tracking and submit your assignment data to your teacher.
  3. You can return to the same assignment and track your learning over time.

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Technology Staff

In order to use Learnicsᴵᴸ, students will need to install a Chrome extension from the Chrome Web Store. However, some school districts do not give students the permissions necessary to download Chrome extensions. If this is the case at your district, please follow your protocol for installing the Learnicsᴵᴸ Chrome extension on their devices.

Many districts are able to do this without a problem, however, some districts may filter certain sites that are necessary to allow the extension to work. To use Learnicsᴵᴸ in your school, you will need to whitelist access the following sites:

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