Flavia Belham
Chief Scientist @ Seneca Learning
November 06, 2018
How To Get Started As A Teacher On Seneca?

In this guide, we'll walk you through the steps to get started as a teacher on Seneca. If you have any question along the way, then please do visit our Help Centre. The steps include:

  1. Sign Up As Teacher
  2. See The Course Content
  3. Create A Class
  4. Add Courses To Your Class
  5. Invite Students
  6. Change Personal Information or Password
  7. Set Assignments
  8. See Students' Progress

1. Sign Up As Teacher (& Sign In)

To sign up as a teacher, head over to the homepage and click Sign Up in the right upper corner. Here you'll be asked for your credentials and whether you'd like a teacher or student account. Please select "Teacher". If you already created an account then hit the login button. In case you're getting logged into to the student platform, then log out and go to the following page to login as a teacher: https://senecalearning.com/teacher

2. See The Course Content

After signing up as a teacher you probably would like to see the course content. To get the student experience and see the structure of the courses, click on the header menu on "Try as a Student". This will open a new tab in your browser with the student platform. Here you can try out all the courses and get a feeling for what your students will experience. If you'd like to go back to the teacher platform, then switch tabs at the top of your browser.

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3. Create A Class

When creating your first class you'll be instantly asked to add the first course to that class. Make sure to select the correct Age Group, Subject, and Exam Board. At the end of the selection, you should give your class a name that makes it identifiable for you as well as for your students. In case you'd like to change the name of the class, then click on "Class Settings".

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4. Add Multiple Courses To Your Class

After you created your first class and course, you can add multiple courses to the same class. From the dashboard click on your class opening the below view. Here click on the "Add course" button to add a different course to your class. This is also possible after inviting your students.

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5. Invite Students

Once you've added all your courses, it is time to invite the students. Click on your class to open the above screenshot. Here you can invite your students. You can either copy the link (simply click on the URL) and send it to your students, or invite your students automatically via email or Google Classroom.

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6. Change Personal Information or Password

In case you'd like to change your name, display name, school or password, then head over to the right upper corner and click on your name. Here's an option to select settings, which will open the below screen in which you can change your personal settings and password.

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If you have any questions along the way, our team is available to help you out at learnmore@seneca.io