Class Management

As of June 12, CS First has been updated with new features. Verify if you are using the new features by looking for "beta" in the URL upon sign in. If you are using the new features, expand the section below.

New features

Tools and tips to help you manage your CS First Classes

Account Dashboard

Your CS First dashboard contains information related to your CS First account. To access your account dashboard, sign in to the CS First website.

Account Dashboard components

Classes

Current classes

A list of all your current CS First classes, with access to the class code and active students for each class. Click on any class to access the class dashboard.

You can archive and reorder classes by clicking the three dots to the right of a class name.

Archived classes

View and delete classes that you have archived, or restore them to Current classes.

Join a class

Enter a teacher code to join a class as a co-teacher.

My profile

Access Google account services and delete your CS First account.

Curriculum

Access to online student content, teacher resources, and digital materials.

Class Dashboard

Your class dashboard contains all necessary information, tools, and materials for a specific class.

To access a class’s dashboard:

  1. Visit the Classes page.

  2. Click on the class you want to access

You must be signed in to the CS First website to access the Classes page.

Class dashboard components

Activities

Use this page to:

  • Edit your class name

  • Add activities

  • View current activities

  • Reorganize, remove, and mark activities as finished

  • Access activity materials

  • View status and tracking details for print material orders

  • View student progress summary and details

Students

Use this page to:

  • View students’ usernames, passwords, recent activity and Scratch profiles

  • Add student names

  • Remove students

  • Print instructions for students to join your class

  • View and remove co-teachers

  • Email instructions for co-teachers to join your class


Tools and tips to help you manage your CS First Classes

Account Dashboard

Your CS First dashboard contains information related to your CS First account.

To access your account dashboard

  1. Sign in to the CS First website
  2. If you aren't automatically directed, click Sign Out then try signing in again.

Account Dashboard components

My Profile

Make basic changes to your account, including changing your role and opting out of CS First emails.

My Locations

A list of your class locations and your role at each.

My Classes

A list of all of your CS First classes and access to individual class dashboards and class codes. Click on any class for more detail.

Classes that have dates set in the past will be archived under "Past Classes." To make a class "active" again, edit your schedule to reflect dates that are in the future.

To edit your schedule

  1. Click on your class.
  2. Click edit next to Step 2 on your class setup page.

Curriculum

Access to online student content, teacher resources, and digital materials.

Class Dashboard

Your class dashboard contains all necessary information, tools, and materials related a specific class.

To access your individual class dashboard(s)

  1. Visit the My Classes page.
  2. Click on the class you want to access

You must be signed in to the CS First website to access the My Classes page.

 

Class dashboard components

Notifications

Check this tab for notifications that pertain to your class. 

Examples include: you have been invited to co-host or volunteer for a class; information related to your student’s progress; and/or tips for using class tools effectively.

Setup

This tab includes all class set-up information. Use this tab to: 

  • edit your start date/schedule.
  • check the status of your print materials.
  • edit your role in the class.
  • invite or edit volunteers.
  • invite or edit co-hosts.

Materials

Access to links to all of the materials, resources, and tools you need for your class.
 
Student Stats
Track student progress and access student account information as well as survey data. Information on add-student-name feature.
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