Add activities to a playlist

Add activities to playlists from the search results.

  1. Click Curriculum.
  2. Click Search.
  3. Perform an activity search.
  4. In the search results, click the checkbox next to the activity or activities you want to add to a playlist.
  5. Click Add to Playlist.
  6. In the pop-up window, select your playlist.
  7. Click OK.
    You will go to the playlist screen.

To add more activities, click Search. The search results and filter selections from your last search will still be selected. The activity or activities you just added will still be checked, to help you remember which activities you just added.

Create New Playlist

You can create playlists in two places: in the Playlists section of Curriculum or from the search results page in Search.

In the Playlists section:

  1. Select Curriculum and click Playlists.
  2. Click Create Playlist.
  3. In the New Playlist window, enter a playlist name and, if you want, notes about the playlist.
  4. Click Save.

From the search results:

  1. Perform an activity search so that results appear in the table.
  2. Click the checkbox for one or more activities in the search results.
  3. Click Add to Playlist.
  4. Click New Playlist.
    Select a folder or subfolder to add the playlist in that location.
  5. Enter the playlist name.
  6. Click Save.

Preview Activities for Playlists

Preview activities to build playlists and explore the curriculum.

  1. Click Curriculum.
  2. In the activity search field, enter a word or phrase.
    For example, enter an activity name like “Hidden Pictures: A” or a concept such as “capital A.” Be sure to use quotes for more precise results.)
  3. In the results table, click Play to preview activities.
    For tips on searching activities, see Search Activities.

Using the Teacher App

The Teacher App is ideal for interactive whiteboards, but you can also use it a computer connected to a projector. Complete the following steps to launch the Teacher App:

  1. Select Curriculum and click Playlists.
    If there are no playlists listed, you will need to create or import some. Jump to those sections in this guide for more help.
  2. Click the playlist you want to present.
    Use the table headings to sort the playlists, or use the Search bar to search by keyword.
  3. Click Launch Playlist.
  4. The Teacher App opens and your first activity begins.
    All of the activities in your playlist are played in order.

From the Teacher App you can pause, play, restart, go back one, and skip to the next activity. Resize the browser window to change the size of the Teacher App.