Importing a Curriculet from Google Docs

If you want to use a Google Doc as a curriculet, you can import it through the Create New Curriculet form.

To import a curriculet from Google Docs:

  1. Visit the Create New Curriculet page.
  2. Select Import from GDocs.
  3. Click Browse to upload the desired Google Docs file or type in your document’s shared link.
    Note: If you type in a shared link, make sure the link is accessible to the public first. Only public links can be imported as a curriculet.
  4. Click Continue to create a new curriculet.

Note: The uploaded file needs to be a Google Docs file, not a Microsoft Word doc, PDF, or any other non-Google Docs file.

You can use this file as a template for your curriculet if you are uploading it through Google Docs.

 

Uploading ePubs from a URL

If you have a URL you want to import as an ePub, you can do so through the Create New Curriculet form.

To upload an ePub curriculet through a URL:

  1. Visit the Create New Curriculet page.
  2. Click Upload ePub from URL.
  3. Type the URL for the ePub you would like to upload.

Click Continue to create a new curriculet.

Uploading ePub Files

You can create a curriculet for a text file by uploading it as an ePub.

To create a curriculet via an ePub file:

  1. Visit the Create New Curriculet page.
  2. Click Upload ePub.
  3. Select Choose File and click on the file you would like to upload.
  4. Click Continue to create a new curriculet.

Your new curriculet will now appear under the My Assignments page.

Creating a Blank Curriculet

You can create a blank curriculet for any text that is not included in Curriculet’s library through the Create New Curriculet form.

To create your own blank curriculet:

  1. Visit the Create New Curriculet page.
  2. Fill in the following information about the new book: Title, Author, Description, Grade Levels, Chapters, Language, Word Count, Lexile Reading Level, and Categories.
  3. Add the following information about the curriculet for the new book: Curriculet Name, Curriculet Creator, and Description.
  4. Select Continue to create your blank curriculet.

Your new curriculet will now appear under the My Assignments page.

Adding Curriculets for Personal Texts

You can create your own curriculets for texts that are unavailable in our library. This feature is available through the My Assignments section or the dropdown menu on the homepage.

To create a curriculet through the My Assignments section:

  1. Log in to your Curriculet account and visit the homepage.
  2. Go to My Assignments.
  3. Click the Create New button.

To create a curriculet through the dropdown menu:

  1. Log in to your Curriculet account and visit the homepage.
  2. Hover over your name in the righthand corner to access the dropdown menu.
  3. Select Create New Curriculet.

You can now access the form to make a curriculet from scratch. Once you have created the new curriculet, you can add as many questions, pictures, and additional experiences as you want.

Note: If you have any questions while creating a blank curriculet, our Support Team is always happy to help!

Enrolling a Student

Instead of uploading student information by file, you can invite them to enroll themselves instead. To invite students:

  1. Click on your name in the top righthand corner of the Curriculet homepage.
  2. Select Classroom Manager from the dropdown bar.
  3. Select the active class where you want to add students.

From there, you can give your students the token for the specific class they’re in and direct them to the login page.

If your students already have Curriculet accounts, give them the following instructions:

  1. Log in to Curriculet.
  2. Click on the student’s name on the righthand corner on the homepage.
  3. Click on Classes under the dropdown menu.
  4. Click the Enroll in a New Class button.
  5. Enter the token and click Enroll.

If your students do not have Curriculet accounts, give them the following instructions:

  1. Visit the Curriculet homepage.
  2. Click New Student? Create Your Account Here!
  3. Enter your account information and classroom token into the sign-up page.
  4. Click Sign Up to confirm the account information.

This will create your student’s account and automatically add them to your class.

Uploading a Student

Before you can assign students to a curriculet assignment, you must first assign them to a class. To assign them by uploading student information:

  1. Click on your name in the top righthand corner of the Curriculet homepage.
  2. Select Classroom Manager from the dropdown bar.
  3. Click on an active class in your class list or select Add a New Class or Group.
  4. Select Choose File to upload student information by file.
    To upload into Curriculet, the file must meet the following criteria:

    1. The file must be CSV (character-separated value) format.
    2. The delimiter must be a comma (,).
    3. The file must include the following fields (all field names in lower case):
      1. first_name
      2. last_name
      3. login
      4. Password
  5. Click Add Students to confirm the file information.

Note: The login field must be unique across all of Curriculet—not just your class or school. Choose a username or email address that won’t be duplicated.

You have now uploaded your students’ information into Curriculet. Give your student their account information to let them login to Curriculet. If you’re not sure how to format your class file, here(student_sample_import (23)) is a template you can download and use.

Note: If you’re having trouble creating or uploading a file, contact Waterford Help Center for support.

Creating a Class or Group

To assign a curriculet to your students, you must first make a class or group. To create classes or groups on Curriculet:

  1. Login to your Curriculet account.
  2. Click on your name in the navigation menu.
  3. Click on Class Manager.
  4. Select Add a New Class or Group.
  5. Fill in your new class or group’s name, then click Create to confirm its details.

You can now assign curriculets to this class or group after enrolling students in it.

 

Creating a Teacher Profile

After your school administrator adds your account, you will receive an email confirmation with a temporary password and a confirmation link. To create your profile:

  1. Click the confirmation link in your email.
  2. Fill out your account profile with the requested details. Click Save to confirm that the information is accurate.
  3. Update and confirm your password.

You can now use your Curriculet account!

Note: If you did not receive your account confirmation email and temporary password, please contact your school Curriculet administrator or Curriculet support at support@curriculet.org or 877-299-7997.