Getting Started

Whether you are a parent, teacher, or admin, here is where you begin!

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Written by Paige DeLozier, Dimetri Duckrey, Kevin Chavez and 2 others
School & District Accounts

Getting Started Guide: District Admin

How do I get started in making the most of my paid TalkingPoints account?
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Written by Dimetri Duckrey
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Getting Started Guide: School Admin

How do I get started in making the most of my paid TalkingPoints account?
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Written by Dimetri Duckrey
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Getting Started Guide: School and District Teachers

How do I get started in making the most of my paid TalkingPoints account?
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Written by Paige DeLozier
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Webinar: TalkingPoints for Schools and Districts Introduction

Getting started with your TalkingPoints for Schools and Districts account.
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ClassLink Support Information

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Cost for School and District Products

How much does it cost and how do I get a quote for a TalkingPoints school or district account?
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Setting up your School or District Account

How can I import my school or district information in TalkingPoints?
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Give School Admins and Teachers/Non-Rostered Staff the Ability to Manually Add/Delete Data

Learn how district administrators can have flexibility in what data their staff can manually add to their accounts.
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Written by Paige DeLozier
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Switching between School and Teacher Modes

How do I quickly toggle between my two accounts?
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Written by Paige DeLozier
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Disable School Accounts (District Admins Only)

Learn how district administrators can disable and enable school accounts.
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Written by Paige DeLozier
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Teacher Accounts

Viewing and Printing Analytics

Learn to view and print analytics in your free teacher account
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Remove a Co-Teacher from Account

How to remove a former co-teacher or staff member from your account.
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Written by Selina Macias
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Cost for Teachers in TalkingPoints

What does TalkingPoints membership cost for teachers?
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Written by Paige DeLozier
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How to Add Families via SMS Text Message

Learn how to connect with parents through SMS text messaging
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Written by Selina Macias
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TalkingPoints Getting Started Guide

Use these step-by-step instructions to get set up in TalkingPoints.
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Written by Paige DeLozier
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Archived Classes

Learn how to archive both classes and messages as well as restore them.
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Written by Kevin Chavez
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Finding Your School

Learn how to make sure you have put your school name into your teacher account.
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Written by Paige DeLozier
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Multiple Schools

If you teach at or serve more than one school, can you list them all?
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Written by Paige DeLozier
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Adding a Class

Learn how to create a class in your TalkingPoints account.
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Changing the Name of a Class

Use these step-by-step instructions on renaming your classes.
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Deleting a Class

Use these step-by-step instructions to delete a class.
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Choosing a School Year

Learn how to select a school year to view.
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Help a Parent Rejoin a Class

If a family member wishes to resume receiving TalkingPoints messages after unsubscribing, follow these steps to help them opt back in.
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How to Edit a Student's Contact Information

Use these step-by-step instructions for changing a student's name, language, and contacts.
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Written by Paige DeLozier
Updated over a week ago

Downloading Information from TalkingPoints

Can I download student and contact information from my TalkingPoints account?
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Written by Paige DeLozier
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Parent Accounts

Sending Photos & Videos

How can I send a picture or video to my child's teacher?
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Written by Paige DeLozier
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TalkingPoints for Families App Tutorial

Learn how to use your TalkingPoints for Families App!
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Written by Paige DeLozier
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Family App Links

Get access to the TalkingPoints app for families in both the Apple Store and Google Play
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Written by Paige DeLozier
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Getting Started Guide for Families

Learn how to make the most of your TalkingPoints Families App.
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Written by Paige DeLozier
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TalkingPoints for Families One Pager

Free printable flyer explaining the benefits of TalkingPoints for families.
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Joining a Class

Learn how to join your student's TalkingPoints class using SMS or the TalkingPoints for Families App.
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Sending a Message to a Teacher

Learn about initiating conversations with your child's teachers.
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How can I switch from the Parent App back to SMS text messages?

Learn how a parent can change the way they receive TalkingPoints messages.
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Text-to-Speech in TalkingPoints for Families

Families can listen to messages sent from teachers using this feature.
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Written by Paige DeLozier
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View Original Message in TalkingPoints for Families

Families can see the messages teachers send as they were composed before being translated.
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Written by Paige DeLozier
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Unsubscribe and Rejoin Classes

How families can leave or rejoin a class via both SMS text and TalkingPoints Families app.
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Written by Paige DeLozier
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How can I change my language?

Learn how to change your language on the TalkingPoints for Parents app.
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Written by Paige DeLozier
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Family Member Signed Up for Teacher Account

What to do if you are a family member who accidentally signed up for a teacher account
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Written by Paige DeLozier
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Mobile App for Families is Optional

Do families have to download the app?
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Written by Paige DeLozier
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Help Center & Support Chat

Learn how to get help from the TalkingPoints Team.
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家长入门指南 (Getting Started Guide for Parents in Simplified Chinese)

Getting Started Guide for Parents in Chinese Simplified
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Written by Paige DeLozier
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Guía de Inicio para Familias (Getting Started Guide for Families in Spanish)

Getting Started Guide for Parents in Spanish
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Written by Paige DeLozier
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家長入門指南 (Getting Started Guide for Parents)

Getting Started Guide for Parents in Traditional Chinese
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Written by Paige DeLozier
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دليل البدء لأولياء الأمور (Getting Started Guide for Parents in Arabic)

Getting Started Guide for Parents in Arabic
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Written by Paige DeLozier
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Hướng dẫn Bắt đầu cho Phụ huynh (Getting Started Guide for Parents in Vietnamese)

Getting Started Guide for Parents in Vietnamese
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Written by Paige DeLozier
Updated over a week ago

Guia de Iniciação para os Pais (Getting Started Guide for Parents in Portuguese)

Getting Started Guide for Parents in Portuguese
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Written by Paige DeLozier
Updated over a week ago