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Quick Start


Set up a Course Site in less than half an hour


1. Create a new course (5 minutes)

Log in to your Teachtools account and access the Page Manager. Go to Course Setup and make a new course. Set a title, pick colors, and choose forms to use with your class. Your new course will look something like this.

Your course
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Add new pages to this course:
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Delete this whole Course Folder
This Course Folder uses 10700 bytes.
Demo only. Links are indicative and are not live on this page.

 


2. Put your syllabus online (5 minutes)

Save time photocopying! Put your syllabus online and make your students print it. Copy your syllabus from your word processor and paste it into the text box on your memo "syllabus." Click "Go do it!" to put your syllabus online.

The Syllabus
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Add new pages to this course:
essay - forms - forum - memo - multiplechoice - poll - truefalse - weighted - wordmatch
Delete this whole Course Folder
This Course Folder uses 10700 bytes.
Demo only. Links are indicative and are not live on this page.

 


3. Create a Forum and set the first question for discussion (5 minutes)

Go to the row "Add new pages to this course" and click on "forum". Type the rubric, set your first question, and click "Go do it!" to create your forum. Add an announcement and a link to the forum to your "assignments" page.

Your course
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Add new pages to this course:
essay - forms - forum - memo - multiplechoice - poll - truefalse - weighted - wordmatch
Delete this whole Course Folder
This Course Folder uses 10700 bytes.
Demo only. Links are indicative and are not live on this page.

 


4. Complete the Roster (5 minutes)

Quick and easy! Copy and paste a list of your students into the Roster. Students can be easily added and deleted later.

The Roster

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5. Update your home page (5 minutes)

Open the "home" page for your course and make your first announcement. Go to the text box and give your students a list of tasks to do the first week.

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