GamesIntro to Games Intro to Lists Hebrew to Picture Lists
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Adding Multiple Students
Go to Manage Students from the Teacher Dashboard. Click the Add New Button. In the pop-up, click Looking to add multiple students at once? Click Here. at the bottom of the popup.
You will then be asked to upload a CSV file (a simplified version of an Excel file) that contains the following information about your students:
- First Name – Required
- Last Name – Required
- Email – Required
You may download a template CSV. Click here to download. Which you can then open and edit it using any spreadsheet application.
After your file has been uploaded, your students will receive emails to the addresses you provided that allow them to set their passwords.
Adding Students Individually
Go to Manage Students from the Teacher Dashboard. Click the Add New Button. In the pop-up, you can add individual students one at a time (to add multiple students at a time, see the Adding Multiple Students instructions above). You’ll need to enter their Name, Email Address, and assign a User Name, Password and Class.
Click the Save & Close button to finish adding the student.
Assign Students to Classes
From the Teacher Dashboard, go to Manage Classes. Here you can add students to an existing class or create a new class.
NOTE: Students must already be created in the Manage Students section of the Teacher Dashboard before they can be added to a class. See the instructions on Adding Students above.
To create a new class, click the Add New Class button. Here you can enter a Class Name, Area, Grade (s) and assign existing students to the class. Then click Create to create the class.
To add students to an existing, class, click Edit next to the class you want to add students to. Here you can edit the Class Name, Area or Grade(s) as well as add/remove existing students to the class. Then click Save to save your changes.
NOTE: In order to manage students, you’ll need to go to Manage Students from the Teacher Dashboard.
Track Students’ Progress
From the Teacher Dashboard, go to Review Student Work. Using the dropdown, select the class you want to review and click Review Class. Here you will see a list of all students in the class and their test scores.
To review a student’s full progress on all games, click the student’s name you want to review.
There are four kinds of lists you can choose to create.
- Hebrew to Hebrew
- Hebrew to English
- Hebrew to Picture (Hebrew)
- Hebrew to Picture (English)
The List Type determines which set of a definitions the students see when they play the games (e.g. an English definition, a Hebrew definition, or a picture in lieu of definition). Choose the “List Type” based on whether your definition will be Hebrew words, English words, or a picture.
If you would like to create a list that uses pictures as the definition for the Hebrew terms, please note the following:
Asteroids and Story (cloze) games do not support pictures. Fill out either the Hebrew or English definition fields as well so the students can play those games with your “Hebrew to Picture” lists. If you fill out the Hebrew definition, be sure to select Hebrew to Picture (Hebrew) as your “List Type.” If you fill out the English definition, be sure to select Hebrew to Picture (English) as your “List Type.”
List CSV Upload Instructions
Go to Create/Import New List from the Teacher Dashboard. In Step 3, select the Input Method CSV Upload.
Please include the following columns in your CSV:
- Hebrew Term – Required
- English Term
- Hebrew Definition
You may also download a template CSV. Click here to download. Open and edit it using any spreadsheet application.
*If you are having trouble uploading a CSV with Hebrew characters, try saving the CSV as a unicode document and uploading that version.
Upload Recordings for Lists
You can upload an audio recording of a word to your list. From the Teacher Dashboard, either create a new list via Create/Import New List or select an existing list via Manage Your Lists.
In Step 3, click the ellipse next to the word you want to add a recording for. In the pop-up, click Click to Begin Recording. The recording will start and use the microphone configured for your computer. To end the recording click Click to Stop Recording.
A preview of your recording will be generated which you can use to review your recording. If you are satisfied with your recording, click Close in the upper right hand corner of the pop-up. If you would like to re-record, click Remove Recording and record again.
For more information about creating and managing lists watch our tutorial, Intro to Lists.
For more Information about Hebrew to Picture Lists, watch this tutorial.
You may review the deck of Flash Cards in one of three modes (select on the left side):
- Full Card – to view all of the information about the Hebrew Terms provided by your teacher;
- Hebrew Term – to view the Hebrew term from the list your class is studying; or
- Definition – to view the definition of the Hebrew term your class is studying.
The buttons on the right side control how you flip the virtual Flash Cards after you selected a mode. By clicking on Flip Card Over while in the Hebrew Term or Definition mode, just like with a real deck of flash cards, you will reveal the definition or term you are expected to learn. You can move back and forth through the deck of Flash Cards by using the arrow controls. As you learn the words in the deck, you may remove cards by selecting Remove Card from Deck, to only review the cards you find difficult. To restore all of the cards you removed from the deck, select Restore Cards.
Click and drag the Hebrew or English word over the matching definition
A match will eliminate both cards.
Play the Matching Game again and again to improve your time score!
Click on a card to see what’s on the other side. Click on a second card to look for the matching Hebrew or English word.
The goal of the game is to get the highest possible score. The game only ends when the player has lost the ship 3 times, but players can choose to play again for a higher score.
The screen flashes red and the player loses points when the player hits an incorrect answer. When the player hits the right answer, the screen flashes green, and the player wins points.
Arrow keys to move.
Spacebar to fire.
Use the dropdown to select the correct word to fill in the blank in the sentence and click Check Answer.
After clicking, the game will display whether you selected the correct answer or not. Click Next to go onto the next sentence in the game.
At the end of the game, your score will be displayed. If you are not happy with your score, you will have the option to play again by clicking Click to Play again.
Select the answer that matches the given word and click Check Answer.
After clicking, the quiz will display whether you selected the correct answer or not. Click Next Word to go onto the next question in the quiz.
At the end of the quiz, your score will be displayed. If you are not happy with your score, you will have the option to retake the quiz by clicking Retake Test.
For more information about the games watch our tutorial, Intro to Games.