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Making a Class, Inviting Students, and Managing the Roster

1: Create a class

  1. Click My Classes
  2. Click New Class
  1. Give the class a descriptive name and press Save.

2. Invite students to your class

  1. Click the class title, or click the three dots, and then edit to see the class id associated with your class.
  2. Distribute the class id to your students.
  3. If the student does not already have an account on Pivot Interactives, direct the student to www.pivotinteractives.com and then to Join a Class. The student enters the class key, an email address, and a password to create an account and join a class.
  4. If the student has a Pivot Interactives account, they should log in, and then click on their name in the top right, and select Join Class from the list.
  5. You can see which students have joined your class by clicking on the class title to view the class roster.

3. Managing your class roster(s)

Click on the title of the class to show the roster:

From this screen, you can perform a variety of tasks to manage your roster:

4. Change a student's password

  1. Students can always change their own password by clicking Forgot Password on the login page. This will send a password reset email to the address they used to create their account. If the institution blocks outside email the student will not receive the password reset email.
  2. Students can also change their password or account email by logging in, clicking their name in the top left of the screen, and clicking Profile. Enter a new password and or email and press save.
  3. Instructors can change students' password by viewing the roster and clicking Change Password. When the password is changed the student will receive an email saying the password has been changed, but the email will not contain the password. The instructor must tell the student the new password.

5. Add, drop, or un-drop students

  1. To view the class roster, click on the title of the class in the heading.
  2. Once you see the class roster, you can click Drop or Undrop to move students from the list of active students to the list of dropped students.
  3. To add a student, give them the eight-character Class Key.
  4. If the student does not already have an account on Pivot Interactives, direct the student to www.pivotinteractives.com and then to Join a Class. The student enters the class key, an email address, and a password to create an account and join a class.
  5. If the student has a Pivot Interactives account, they should log in, and then click on their name in the top right, and select Join Class from the list.

Making a Class, Inviting Students, and Managing the Roster


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