EDpuzzle Help Center

What is Edpuzzle?

EDpuzzle is a video platform for teachers and students. It empowers teachers to make any video their lesson with really easy to use tools and powerful analytics. How?

  • find, upload or create a video (YouTube, Vimeo and more)
  • stop the video at different points and insert your questions, audio, text and links
  • share that lesson with a class and get your students registered by using a "class code"
  • review student participation and answers to your questions
  • grade open-ended questions and much more!

How can I learn more and get started?

  • View the Demo EDpuzzle (1:13 minute video)
  • After you create an account, you can access free public interactive videos

What do I need to use EDpuzzle?

  • Computer speakers or headset
  • A computer or laptop
  • The latest versions of Chrome, Firefox or Safari and the newest versions of Internet Explorer.

What will my students need to view my EDpuzzle lesson and feedback?

  • Computer speakers or headset
  • One of the following:
  1. PC or Mac or Laptop + Chrome or Firefox or Safari
  2. Android phone or tablet (using the Edpuzzle Mobile apps for students)
  • Students do need an account; they should login to EDpuzzle via Google with their ConnectMail Google account
  • Note: iOS and Android apps are available.

How do I create an interactive video?

  • Login with your instructor email you've created at https://edpuzzle.com
  • On the Dashboard, at the top, click on Search
    • On the left, click on YouTube, or somewhere else you'd like to search for your video; then type in your search terms
      • Click on a video, play it.
      • Once you like a video, at top, click on Use it
    • Now you'll see four icons above the video; click on the question mark icon to add quizzes (questions)
    • Play the video and pause it; click on the question mark icon below the video, then pick one of three types of questions on the right:
      • Type in your question (Open Question) or questions/answers (Multiple Choice) or tip (Comment)
      • After typing your question/feedback or comment, click Save; then Continue
    • When done, at the top, click Finish
    • Check beside your class name or click "Add Class" to create the class (folder) such as CIS110; add a due date and time, click Assign
  • At the top right of the Dashboard, click on Invite your Students, and save the class code to share with your students
    • Beside the new interactive video, click Share, then copy the link to add to your Sakai course

Is there a quick way to create an EDpuzzle for a YouTube video?

  • Yes! You can download the Chrome Extension, and a little EDpuzzle button will appear below your YouTube video.
  • In YouTube, click on the EDpuzzle button, and immediately create your EDpuzzle.

How do I preview an EDpuzzle after I create it?

  • On your Dashboard, click on My Classes, on the left click on the class name (if you have more than one) you want to preview
    • Under Assignment, you'll see your EDpuzzle lessons listed. Beside your lesson, click on View as a student link.

How do I find my course code to share with my students?

  • On your Dashboard, click on My Classes, on the left click on the class name, (if you have more than one)
    • At the top right, click on Invite your Students, and save the class code to share with your students