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Google Classroom Educators

The Learnics team is available to support you as you create or deliver a Learnics lesson.
To schedule a time, email  dlare@learanics.com
                                                 gcotrell@learnics.com

                                                 liz@learnics.com
                                                
 jsain@learnics.com
 
Or schedule with Calendly  https://calendly.com/liz-learnics/tapmtg?month=2022-09
To report a problem: https://forms.gle/L3K6CrUfiDSpdQDF7




Install the Learnics Teacher Link Chrome extension

  1. Download the browser extension from the Chrome Web Store directly.
  2. Click the “Add to Chrome” button, and then click “Add extension”.

Creating an Assignment

  • Watch the Getting Started with Google Classroom
  •     3. Navigate to the correct Classroom Tab
        4. Click the "+ Create" menu button, and then click "Learnics Assignment"
    Create Learnics assignment button in Google Classroom
  • Log in with Google. Use the same account that you use for Classroom.
  •     5.Fill out the assignment form. Starting with a title, instructions and recommended time are optional.
    Add Classroom assignment form
  •     6.Fill out the research score, starting with a title.
          Then total length of time for the assignment. (this is optional) 
           For the research writing ratio  assign a time value for Google Doc and an allowable variance. 
           The teacher can check whether or not there are recommended websites to use in the assignment.  If there are none, you can skip this part. 
           If there are recommended websites, click on the check mark and paste the URL. 
          You will be directed to add in a minimum time and variance.
           Finally, the teacher can quantify if additional websites should be accessed or click no external browsing
           The Learnics research score expectations can be set as a default  by clicking on the box “save default values” 
           Be sure to click save when you have finished your research score expectations. 
    research score
       7. Teachers can add a drive file.
       8. Finally, click Create a student copy. Failing to this will report inaccurate data.
       9. Click submit. You will be redirected to your Classroom assignment page, with the new assignment at the top of the list in draft mode. You can then choose assign to        the whole class or individual students.

Viewing Course/Assignment Data

A direct link to the Learnics assignment will appear in the Google Classroom assignment. The teacher data is now live. You are able to track student progress as they are working within the Learnics Extension.

Google classroom

Educators

The Learnics team is available to support you as you create or deliver a Learnics lesson.
To schedule a time, email    dlare@learnics.com
                                                  gcottrell@learnics.com
                                                  liz@learnics.com
                                                  jsain@learnics.com
Or schedule with Calendly  https://calendly.com/liz-learnics/tapmtg?month=2022-09
To report a problem: https://forms.gle/L3K6CrUfiDSpdQDF7

Getting Started with Learnics Web Application

  1. Watch the Getting Started with the Learnics Application video
    Create a Learnics login: visit https://app.learnics.com.
  2. Log in with your school-issued email.

Create a Course

The assignments that you create in Learnics are organized by course. The courses can be named by class, period or grade level. To create a new course use the following steps:

  1. Login to app.learnics.com or Learnics Website and click login.
    1. Click on the plus sign (+) in the lower right corner of the screen to create a new course.
  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 to share:

  1. Navigate to the course you want to add the assignment to by clicking on the course name.
  2. Click the plus sign (+) in the lower right corner to create a new assignment, specify the details of the assignment within the form fields, be sure when adding a recommended website to cick the (+) sign and then save the assignment.
  3. After the assignment is created you will be directed to that assignment's landing page. The students can then use the direct link provided to visit and complete the assignment.
Note: Google Classroom was synced in in Step 2, the assignment will appear for students in Google Classroom.

Sharing your Learnics Assignment

If your Learnics Course is linked to your Google Classroom, a link to the assignment will appear in Google Classroom.

If your Learnics Account is not linked to Google Classroom, copy the Direct Link to your Learnics Assignment and share it wil your students.   

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.

Learners

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

Download and Install LearnicsSL

  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”.
adding an extension

Track an Assignment

  1. Ensure that you are not logged into any Google account other than your school account on the LearnicsSL 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. When you are ready to begin working on the assignment, click the start button and start your research in a separate tab.
    1. The LearnicsSL 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 “Submit” to end tracking and submit your assignment & log data to your teacher.
  3. You can return to the same assignment and track your learning over time.

Learnics Getting Started as a Student

Technology Staff

In order to use LearnicsSL, 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 LearnicsSL 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 LearnicsSL in your school, you will need to whitelist access the following sites:

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