The "My Uploads" / "Shared Files" feature allows teachers to share their own resources with students. Examples include: website links, powerpoints, PDFs, Word documents, links to student books, images, etc. 

Click here to open video demonstrating this feature

 

How to share your own files with students: 

 

1. Click on "My Uploads" on the left menu. Click "New".

Click "New", choose from File Upload, Folder, or Link

 

2. Select whether you want to upload a file, folder or link.  

File: Upload a new file (doc, docx, xls, xlsx, ppt, pptx, pdf)

  • Select the file you want to share. Max 1 GB. 
  • Once upload completes, you'll want to modify the name of the file. You also have the option to customize the thumbnail of the file by choosing an image from your computer. 

Change the title, option to change the thumbnail

Folder: Creates a folder in your "My Uploads" page. This folder is just for the organization of your files; this folder does not appear in students' accounts. 

Link: Upload an external link or a link to a page in a student book. Click here for more instructions on obtaining the link to a specific page in a student book. 

  • Enter the link title and URL. Click "Add Link".

Enter the name of the link, option to change thumbnail

 

3. Once the document is uploaded, click the three dots to the right of the document and click "Share".

Click the three dots to the right of the document and click "share"

 

4. Select the class(es), student(s), or individual user(s) with whom you'd like to share the file. 

Select the classes, groups, or students to share the file with.

 

Once the document is shared, students can log into their accounts and click on "Shared Files" to be able to view files shared with them. Students will also receive a notification in their notification tab that a new file has been shared with them. 

Students click on "Shared files" to view files shared with them by teacher