Welcome to Flocabulary! Follow the steps below to get started using Flocabulary in your classroom today. You’ll learn how to:
- Create your account
- Create your classes
- Get students signed up
- Assign videos, activities, quizzes to your students
- View their results
If this is your first time using Flocabulary, we recommend that you start by watching our overview video at https://www.flocabulary.com/how-it-works/, and then return to get started.
1. Sign up or log into your account
If you are on a school or district subscription, use the activation link provided by your Flocabulary manager to connect to your account. (If you are not sure who your Flocabulary manager is, contact firstname.lastname@example.org).
- If your school or district uses Google or Office 365 for email, click the appropriate button. If not, enter your school email and a password of your choice.
- If you are on a district subscription, choose your school.
If you’re already signed up but you’d like to utilize SOO through your Google email address, follow this guide. Follow a similar process to connect with your Office 365 account.
If you have a school-wide or district-wide subscription, follow the steps below to create classes and have your students sign up.
2. Create a Class
Create as many classes and you need to get organized with Flocabulary before adding students.
Log in and click on “My Classes,” then click “Create a Class.”
Enter a class name, grade, and subject. Select whether you’d like to turn on the Text to Speech tool for your class. Click on “Create New Class” to finish.
You’ll get a success message that includes a unique class code, which your students will use to join your class. For information about importing your class with Google Classroom, please see this guide.
3. Student sign-up
Students can use Flocabulary independent of their teacher. Use student accounts to assign homework, in-class activities, and more.
Have students sign up using the unique class code generated when you created a class. Students can go to www.flocabulary.com and click “Join a Class.” They will then enter the class code generated when you created the class followed by selecting “I’m new to Flocabulary” or “I already have an account.” Create a username and password if needed, and they’re in! See the Student Quick Start Guide for more information about student sign-up.
4. Assign Videos, Activities, and Quizzes
Assign videos, activities, and assessments to measure student progress and determine next steps for teaching. To assign a video, activity, or assessment to your students, go to any unit, and click on “Assign”. Then, select a class for the assignment.
In the pop-up box that appears, from the list including Video, Vocab Cards, Vocab Game, Read & Respond, Quiz, and Lyric Lab, choose any you would like to assign. Note that Vocab Cards and Lyric Lab are customizable, so you can select certain words to assign or include a special note to your students for writing a rhyme. You can also optionally select a “visible starting” date to choose when the assignment will appear under students’ assignments as well as a due date. When all desired activities have been selected, click “Create Assignment”.
5. Review Results
Review your students’ results individually and as a class. See this guide for detailed information about reviewing results. Access results by selecting your class under “My Classes.”You will then be able to view current & upcoming as well as past assignment. Click “View” to access results.
There are three ways to review class results:
- View the “Summary” to see your whole class and who has completed the assignments.
- Click on “Individual Review” to see individual student results.
- Navigate to the “Comprehension Analysis” to see a bird’s eye view of how your class scored on the Quiz and Read and Respond.