Kids Academy Talented and Gifted learning apps are the very core of the whole platform. That’s where most of the teaching and learning magic happens.
Let’s start with Teacher’s interface overview, the main elements, and their functionality.
From the top menu you can also manage your Profile (4), access Settings (5) or Log Out from the app (6)
Once you log in as a teacher you automatically get to the Classes tab. It contains the list of all available classes associated with your account.
Students tab contains the list of all students associated with this teacher.
The Library tab contains all the content available for you and your students, allowing you to sort and preview it directly in the app:
When your student launches the app, they will see a more straightforward interface, personalized to be focused on their classes and assignments.
With Kids Academy it’s really easy to differentiate assignments. To start you need to be in the Classes or Students tab.
Tap on a class you want to work with.
Once you do that, the real magic begins!
1. Select one or more students;
2. Tap Assign work;
3. There are three types of assignments. Pick the one you need and tap on it;
4. Tap on a lesson to assign it;
5. Tap Confirm assignment and you are all set!
The students can start working on the assigned activity by tapping ‘My learning path’ button (for lessons and assessments) or My Homework (for homework assignments).
Note: in order to assign an assessment, you need to first make sure that it was added to the class you’re working with. Check out our article on how one can do that here.
Tap Enroll in class.
Pick one or more Students or tap Select all, then tap Enroll in class again.
Pick one or more classes and tap enroll.
In order to add a new student, you need to be in Students tab. Once there, tap +Add a new student.
Enter Student’s name, last name, pick the Grade and tap Create.
Now you need to select the classes you want the student to take. Tap on one or more Classes and then tap Enroll.
Once Student creation is complete, you will be shown their login info.
Student login Badge or ID and Password are methods of authentication used by your students to access the app. They are interchangeable, which means you can use any of them without restrictions.
You may copy or print them right away, or just skip this step and return to it later.
You can change Student’s name and Grade from the Students tab by tapping on their profile picture.
You may also manage Students from your LMS account.
In order to create a Class, you need to be in the Classes tab. Once there, tap +Add a new class.
Enter the Class name, pick the Grade and tap Next.
Select one of the pre-made curricula created by our expert educators. All curricula are Common Core aligned. You can customize all the learning plans and create new ones from your teacher’s dashboard on the web.
Note: you can only pick one Curriculum for one Class.
Pick the Students to Enroll in the new Class and tap Enroll.
You can check the progress of your students directly in the app. In order to do so, go into Students tab and tap on a Student.
Tap Classes, Homework or Assessments, pick the period you are interested in and tap Apply.
After pressing Apply you will be shown the average score for each of the Classes finished by the Student during the selected period of time.
Here’s how you can create groups of students within a class and set assignments for all the students in the group.