How to Use My Content

Amplify Math Teacher Experience

Interactive Classroom (K-5 CKLA and/or K-5 Science) Teacher Experience

How to Use My Content

What is My Content?

My Content is a space in the Amplify platform where teachers can find, edit, teach, and assign their custom content.

How to Get to My Content:

Teachers access My Content through their Programs and Apps menu in the global navigation bar:

What Should I Expect to See in My Content?

1.) First Time My Content Users:

If it’s your first time using My Content you will encounter a welcome screen.

Reminder: If it’s not your first time using My Content, you can open the Welcome screen by clicking the ? button in the top right corner of the screen.

2.) Returning My Content Users:

If you have used My Content before, you will be able to see your custom content items here:

Amplify Math Teacher Experience:

Who Will Receive My Content:

All teachers licensed to 6th-8th grade, Accelerated 6th, Accelerated 7th, or Algebra 1 courses will receive My Content.

How to Use My Content:

If you’re a first time user, you will see a message on the Welcome screen that instructs you to either learn more or get started:

Even if you have used My Content, if you don’t have any custom assessments created, you will also encounter a message prompting you to learn more:

1.) To create your own custom content, you can click the Create assessment button.

2.) You will be taken to Custom Assessments, where you can create your own assessments.

Learn more about Custom Assessments here.

Using Custom Content

Once you have created your own custom content in your My Content section, you can use the following:

My Content Filter and Search:

  • On the left panel, you can filter by Status, Type, and Subject:

    • Status: … see details following

    • Type: math only teachers will only see My Assessment

    • Subject: math only teachers will see Math

  • The top Search by enables you to search by Standards or Keyword:

    • Standards: only math standards are searchable here

    • Keyword: If you have created a special tag while creating your custom assessment, you can search using that tag

My Content Statuses:

  • Draft: If you have started but not published a Custom Assessment, you will see that item saved as a draft

  • Published: After you have clicked the Publish button in Custom Assessment, you will see that item in My Content marked as Published

  • Student Work: Once students have submitted work for the custom assessment, you will see that item marked as Student Work.

    • Note: Teachers will not be able to edit custom content once it has Student Work status.

For each of your custom assessments, you can copy, assign, and teach that item.

Teachers can access these functionalities from the right side three dots menu.

  • In “Draft” status - teachers can:

    • Edit: You can go back and edit your custom assessment.

    • Copy: You can make a copy of your custom assessment.

  • In “Published” status - teachers can:

    • View detail: You can review information about this custom assessment including which class you have assigned it to. You can also unassign custom assessments here. Additionally, you can review any keyword added or any standards tagged, to the custom assessment.

    • Teach: You can open the custom assessment in the Teacher Guide View and pull your students into the custom assessment by using the Start Class functionality.

    • Assign: You can assign or unassign your custom assessment to your class.

    • Edit: You can go back and edit your custom assessment.

    • Copy: You can make a copy of your custom assessment.

  • In “Student Work” status - teachers can:

    • Note: Once your students have added their work on the custom assessment, you will no longer be able to edit it.

    • View detail: You can review information about your custom assessment including which class you have assigned it to. This is where you can also unassign or review any keyword and standards that you have added to the custom assessment.

    • Teach: You can open the custom assessment in the Interactive Classroom. You can then teach your students by using the Start Class functionality to pull your students into this custom assessment.

    • Assign: You can assign this custom assessment to your class.

    • Copy: You can make a copy of your custom assessment.

Below is the View Details panel where teachers can see:

  • Title

  • Description information

  • Tags associated with the items in the custom assessment (e.g., standards, question type, etc.)

  • Assignments

    • You have the ability to edit your assignment and unassign from here.

Following is the Assign panel.

To unassign something - you can use the View Details panel to access that assignment record.

When you click Teach, it takes you to your Teacher Guide View.

Student View + Access

Once you have assigned a custom assessment to your students, the students will receive a notification in their curriculum app notification bell.

The students should also now see the assignment in their MyWork space. From the MyWork space they should be able to navigate to the custom assessment.

Interactive Classroom (K-5 CKLA and/or K-5 Science) Teacher Experience:

If you don't have any copied lessons or custom lessons created, then you will encounter an empty screen.

To create your own copied lesson or custom lesson, you can click the yellow Get Lesson Slides button on your lesson overview.

This will take you through the steps to create your copied lesson or custom lesson with the MyAmplify for Google add on.

For more information, read this help article on MyAmplify for Google Slides.

Once you've clicked the Save to Amplify button in Google slides, you will see your lessons in the My Content space

My Content Filter functionalities:

  • On the left panel, you are able to filter by Status, Type, and Subject:

    • Status: … see below

    • Type: an Interactive Classroom entitled teacher might only see “My Lessons”

    • Subject: an Interactive Classroom entitled teacher might only see “CKLA” or “Science Elementary” or “Custom Lesson”

My Content Statuses:

  • Saved Draft: Once you have copied an Amplify lesson, you will see it in My Content. Until it is published, the status will be “draft.”

  • Published: After you have clicked the Save to Amplify button from MyAmplify for Google Slides, you will see that lesson populate as shown in the following screen shot.

For each of the custom lesson or copied lessons, teachers can do the following:

  • In Draft status - teachers can:

    • Edit: You can go back and edit your lessons. If you select this it will open up to the Google slide.

  • In Published status - teachers can:

    • View detail: You can review information about your lesson, including which class you have assigned it to. You can also unassign a lesson here.

    • Teach: You can open the lessons in the Interactive Classroom and teach your students by using the “Start Class” functionality to pull your students into this lesson.

    • Assign: You can assign this lesson to your class.

    • Edit: You can go back and edit your lesson. If a teacher selects this it will open up to the Google slide.

Below is the View Details panel. Here you can access:

  • Title

  • Assignments

    • You can edit your assignment and unassign from here.

The following screenshot is the Assign panel.

To unassign something, you can use the View Details panel to access that assignment record.

When you click Teach, it takes you to Interactive Classroom:

Student View + Access:

Once you have assigned a lesson to your students, those students will receive the notification in Student Home and be able to navigate there.

You can also click Start Class to pull your students to any custom lesson.

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