The Lab-Aids Portal now offers a feature that allows teachers to share a link to a specific page in a book. Students will be able to click on the link shared by teachers and be brought to a specific page in a book. Some students may need to log in first, but they will still be brought to the specific page in the link. 

  • Students must already have access to the book being shared.
  • This link can be shared with students using the My Uploads / Shared Files feature, or it can be shared in another platform.
  • This link can be shared in Google Classroom, even if your school has not integrated the Lab-Aids Portal with Google Classroom. 

If you access the portal through your LMS, click here for LTI-specific instructions.

 

How to share a link to a specific page in a book:

1. Ensure that your students already have access to the book being linked. If students don't have access to the book you're sharing, they won't be able to open the shared link. This process depends on your school's rostering method.

  • School/district setups / Google Classroom: Teachers need to assign books to students. 
  • Access Codes: Students need to create their accounts with their respective student access code. Please ask your admin for these instructions and the student access code(s).
  • If you access the portal through your LMS, click here for LTI-specific instructions.

 

2. Open the student book to the page you want to share with students. (Learning Content > Library). 

 

3. Click on the blue "Share link" icon on the top (see below). Then, click the copy icon that appears to copy the link.

  • This will not work if you copy the link from the browser's URL bar.

Click on the blue "share link" icon

 

4. Share the link by method of your choice.

  • Within the Lab-Aids portal, you can use the My Uploads / Shared Files feature. (Note: Access code teachers won't be able to use this feature.)
  • You can share the link directly to Google Classroom class streams, even if your school has not integrated the Lab-Aids Portal with Google Classroom. 

 

5. Have students click on the link.  

  • If students are already logged into the portal (such as with My Uploads / Shared Files), they will be brought to the page in the book you linked. 
  • If students are not already logged into the portal, they will be brought to the portal login screen. Have them log into the portal. After a few seconds, they will be brought to the linked page.
  • If students do not yet have access to the book you linked, they will see a message, "You are not currently assigned this book."