TalkingPoints for School Teachers

Learn to make the most of your TalkingPoints for School Teachers account.

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Written by Paige DeLozier, Emma Berry, Dimetri Duckrey and 3 others
Managing Classes

Editing Student Information (Clever and ClassLink Accounts)

Learn how to edit student information in your Clever or ClassLink TalkingPoints account
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Written by Kevin Chavez
Updated over a week ago

Classes and Groups

Understand the difference between classes and groups, how to create and edit groups, and what the "legacy" label means.
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Written by Emma Berry
Updated over a week ago

Mark Manually Added Students as an ELL Student: Individual Teachers

Teachers can mark any manually added students as an ELL student in TalkingPoints web.
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Written by Selina Macias
Updated over a week ago

Viewing Co-teacher's Communications in a Shared Class

Learn how to see the message threads of your co-teacher in a shared class on TalkingPoints.
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Written by Emma Berry
Updated over a week ago

Things to know about your Clever or ClassLink account syncing

Here's what you should know about your capabilities in a Clever or ClassLink synced account.
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Written by Paige DeLozier
Updated over a week ago

Transfer Class Ownership

Teachers can invite one of their existing co-teachers of a class to take ownership of that class.
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Written by Selina Macias
Updated over a week ago

Nicknaming your Classes

Learn how to give classes nicknames in your account
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Written by Paige DeLozier
Updated over a week ago

Editing Student Information (CSV Account)

Learn how to edit student information in a TalkingPoints account that was set up with a CSV file.
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Written by Paige DeLozier
Updated over a week ago

Can I select how to sort my students?

Learn how to choose to list students in a class by first or last names.
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Written by Dimetri Duckrey
Updated over a week ago

Adding Existing Students to a Group

How do I add existing students into a new group?
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Written by Paige DeLozier
Updated over a week ago

Deleting a Student From a Class or Group

Use these step-by-step instructions to delete students from your group.
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Written by Paige DeLozier
Updated over a week ago

Adding a Group (School Teachers)

Learn how to create a group in your TalkingPoints account.
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Written by Paige DeLozier
Updated over a week ago

Deleting a Class or Group

Use these step-by-step instructions to delete a group.
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Written by Paige DeLozier
Updated over a week ago
Messaging

How to Remove Message Badge Notifications

Understand the cause behind persistent badge notifications for 'new messages' in the teacher app and web.
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Written by Selina Macias
Updated over a week ago

Direct Messages vs. Class Announcements

Understand your two messaging options and how families can respond.
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Written by Emma Berry
Updated over a week ago

Read Receipts

Viewing read receipts
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Written by Paige DeLozier
Updated over a week ago

How to tell which family member you're messaging with

Not sure which relative is communicating with you? Learn how to view their information here.
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Written by Paige DeLozier
Updated over a week ago

How can I create a poll?

Learn how to add a poll to a message.
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Written by Paige DeLozier
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How do I view results of a poll?

How do I see a poll after it has been answered?
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Written by Emma Berry
Updated over a week ago

How do I send pictures/photos?

Learn how to add photos to a message.
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Written by Emma Berry
Updated over a week ago

How do I save videos and photos from my computer?

Use these step-by-step instructions to save photos and videos sent to you by families.
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Written by Emma Berry
Updated over a week ago

How can I send videos?

Learn how to attach videos to a message.
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Written by Emma Berry
Updated over a week ago

How can I attach documents to a message?

How can I attach documents and what kind can I send?
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Written by Emma Berry
Updated over a week ago

Document Translation

Do attached documents get translated too?
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Written by Emma Berry
Updated over a week ago
Account Settings

Changes to expect as a part of TalkingPoints for Schools and Districts (Clever + ClassLink accounts)

If you were previously using TalkingPoints for free, and your school or district has now purchased the platform, here's what to expect!
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Written by Dimetri Duckrey
Updated over a week ago

Changes to expect as a part of TalkingPoints for Schools and Districts (.csv accounts)

If you were previously using TalkingPoints for free, and your school or district has now purchased the platform, here's what to expect!
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Written by Emma Berry
Updated over a week ago

How to create a password to login on mobile (Clever SSO)

If your school is using Clever single sign-on (SSO), you'll need to create a password through the web app before you can login on mobile.
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Written by Paige DeLozier
Updated over a week ago

How do I change my password?

Follow these instructions for changing your password.
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Written by Dimetri Duckrey
Updated over a week ago

Multiple Schools

If you teach at or serve more than one school, can you list them all?
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Written by Dimetri Duckrey
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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 Dimetri Duckrey
Updated over a week ago

Can I change or edit my email address?

Is there a way to change my email address in my account?
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Written by Dimetri Duckrey
Updated over a week ago

How do I set my Available (Office) Hours?

Learn how to set hours of availability so you only receive notifications when you are working.
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Written by Dimetri Duckrey
Updated over a week ago

How do I add a second language?

If you are multi-lingual and want to set a second language for yourself, look here for instructions.
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Written by Dimetri Duckrey
Updated over a week ago

How do I change the signature that appears on my sent messages?

Can I create a signature that goes out with my messages?
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Written by Dimetri Duckrey
Updated over a week ago

How can teachers change their notification settings?

Can I set my notification settings within the TalkingPoints for Teachers app?
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Written by Dimetri Duckrey
Updated over a week ago

Accepted Email Domains

What email addresses can be used by staff in TalkingPoints for Schools and Districts?
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Written by Paige DeLozier
Updated over a week ago

ClassLink Support Information

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Written by Paige DeLozier
Updated over a week ago

How do I delete my account?

Follow these instructions for deleting your account.
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Written by Dimetri Duckrey
Updated over a week ago