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4. Create a Class and Explore Teacher Resources

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In this video, you’ll create your first class and get to know the many teacher resources that are available to you.

Start by signing into the Applied Digital Skills website with your Google account.

If you do not have a Google account, pause the video and create one now.

Choose your role as a teacher.

Then, set up your profile with your preferred name and location, And other information about yourself.

Next, update your email preferences.

If you wish to use Applied Digital Skills with Google Classroom, indicate that here, and follow the instructions in the next screen to connect your accounts.

Now, you are all set to create a class from your teacher dashboard.

Give your class a name and color to associate with it.

If your account is connected with Google Classroom, you can import your classes here.

Share the class code with your students so that they can join the class.

Then, browse the curriculum to determine which lessons you would like to set up for your class.

Remember that you can filter by audience, digital tool, or topic.

Add any lessons you choose to your class.

If your account is connected with Google Classroom, you can create an assignment for your class here.

Lessons will appear next to that class in your dashboard.

The teacher dashboard is a central hub to view student progress, Add new lessons, And create new classes.

Use the resources under the Teacher Materials tab, like the lesson plan, to help teach the lesson.

The lesson plan contains learning objectives, gives a description of each video, and lists sample questions that you can ask the class before, during, and after the lesson.

Printable certificates of completion are available to recognize student accomplishments.

Most lessons also include a customizable rubric for assessment purposes.

Great job on creating your first class!

Now, move on the next video for tips on how to plan your first lesson.