• How do I connect my Google Classroom to Edpuzzle?

    You can connect your Edpuzzle account to your Google account and Google Classroom in two ways:

    Connecting your Google account when signing up

    1. From the homepage, click the "Sign up" button while logged into your Google account.
    2. Select "Sign up as a teacher" or "Sign up as a student" accordingly.
    3. Click the "Sign up with Google" button and select your Google account when prompted.
    4. Now your new account is automatically connected to Google! You'll be able to use the "Log in with Google" button for added privacy and security.

    Connecting your Google account from settings

    1. Log in to your Edpuzzle account with your email and password.
    2. Click the circle icon in the upper right corner and click on your name in the drop-down menu.
    3. Click on the "Account" tab and scroll down to the section labeled "Connected accounts."
    4. Click "Connect" and select the same Gmail address you use for your Google Classroom.

     With Google and Google Classroom integration, you can:

    Note: Your account email and your Google Connected email can be different! 

  • How do I connect Edpuzzle to Canvas?

    Take advantage of Edpuzzle’s seamless integration with Canvas to keep all of your video lessons and grades in the same place!

    Set up the integration yourself by following the steps in this article, or forward it to your IT admin or tech support person to install the integration for your whole school or district!

    To integrate Edpuzzle with Canvas, you need to follow these steps:

    1. Log in to Canvas and go to “Courses” and select a class.
    2. Click on “Settings.”
    3. Click on the “Apps” tab.
    4. Search for the Edpuzzle app in the App Center.
    5. Click on the blue “+ Add App” button. This will open a pop-up window.
    6. Enter the fields for “Consumer Key” and “Shared Secret” and click the blue “Submit” button.
    7. Now Edpuzzle will appear in your list of external apps!

    If this doesn’t work, just ask your IT admin to follow these exact same steps from their Admin panel in Canvas. You may not have permission as a teacher to add external apps.

    If you need help finding your Consumer Key and Shared Secret, follow these steps:

    1. To find your consumer key and shared secret, log into Edpuzzle.
    2. Click on your circular profile icon in the upper right-hand corner, select your name from the dropdown menu to go to your profile, then click on the “School” tab.
    3. In the LMS dropdown menu at the bottom of the page, select Canvas.
    4. If you don’t already see the consumer key, enter your Canvas domain and click the “Generate” button.

    Once Edpuzzle has been added to Canvas, all you need to do is select the course of your choice and then click on “Edpuzzle” in the side menu. You’ll be prompted to log in or sign up, and away you go – your Edpuzzle class is all set up!

    To assign an Edpuzzle video lesson on Canvas:

    1. Go to “Courses” and choose the course you’d like to assign an edpuzzle for.  
    2. Click on “Assignments.”
    3. Click the blue “+ Assignment” button.
    4. In the “Submission Type” drop-down menu, select “External Tool.”
    5. Click the “Find” button, which will open the “Configure External Tool” pop-up. Select Edpuzzle.
    6. This will open another pop-up window showing your “My Content” on Edpuzzle.
    7. Select your video lesson.
    8. Click the blue “Assign” button, which will return you to the “Configure External Tool” pop-up. Click the blue “Select” button.
    9. Then you can set your due date and click the blue “Save” button to save the assignment, or the “Save & Publish” button to send it to your students.
    10. Now your video lesson will appear in your list of assignments on Canvas!

    Note: Your students will start to appear as they click on the assignment link.

    Best of all, once students complete the lessons their grades will automatically sync with Canvas – couldn’t be easier!

  • How do I connect Edpuzzle to Schoology?

    In this article, we’ll walk you through how to set up the Edpuzzle app on Schoology. You’ll be able to assign Edpuzzle video lessons and your students can watch and complete them right from Schoology.

    Set up the integration yourself by following the steps in this article, or forward it to your IT admin or tech support person to install the integration for your whole school or district!

    Once you’ve installed the Edpuzzle app from the Schoology app center, you’ll need two pieces of information: the consumer key and the shared secret. Here are the steps you need to follow:

    1. To find your consumer key and shared secret, log into Edpuzzle.
    2. Click on your circular profile icon in the upper right-hand corner, select your name from the dropdown menu to go to your profile, then click on the “School” tab.
    3. In the LMS dropdown menu at the bottom of the page, select Schoology.
    4. If you don’t already see the consumer key and the shared secret, click the “Generate” button.
    5. Go back to Schoology, where you'll have 2 options:
      1. If you installed Edpuzzle at the course level, open up your course and click on “Course Options,” then select “External Tool Providers.” Click on the Edpuzzle external tool. A pop-up window will open allowing you to enter the consumer key and the shared secret, then click “Submit.”
      2. If you installed Edpuzzle at the organization level, go to your "Organization Apps" and click on "Configure" next to the Edpuzzle app. A pop-up window will open allowing you to enter the consumer key and the shared secret, then click “Submit.”

    Please note you may not have permission as a teacher to add external apps.

    Once Edpuzzle has been added to Schoology, all you need to do is select the course of your choice and then click on “Edpuzzle” in the side menu. You’ll be prompted to log in or sign up, and away you go – your Edpuzzle class is all set up!

    To assign an Edpuzzle video lesson on Schoology:

    1. Go to “Courses” and choose the course you’d like to assign an edpuzzle for.  
    2. Click on “Materials.”
    3. In the “Add Materials” drop-down menu, select “Edpuzzle.”
    4. This will open a pop-up window showing your “My Content” on Edpuzzle.
    5. Select your video lesson.
    6. Click the blue “Assign” button, which will return you to the “Materials” page.
    7. Click on the gear icon to the right of the assignment you've just created.
    8. Check the “Enable Grading” box in the pop-up window and click the blue “Save Changes” button. You can optionally set a due date at this point.
    9. Now your video lesson is ready for your students on Schoology!

    Note: Your students will start to appear as they click on the assignment link.

    Best of all, once students complete the lessons their grades will automatically sync with Schoology – couldn’t be easier!

    Any questions? Contact us at support@edpuzzle.com.

  • How do I connect Edpuzzle to Moodle?

    Keep all of your video lessons and grades in the same place with Edpuzzle’s seamless integration with Moodle.

    Set up the integration yourself by following the steps in this article, or forward it to your IT admin or tech support person to install the integration for your whole school or district!

    Follow these steps to integrate Edpuzzle with Moodle:

    1. Log in to Moodle and click on “Site administration” in the left sidebar menu.

    2. Click on the “Plugins” tab.

    3. Scroll down and select “Manage tools” (under “External tool”).

    4. Under “Add tool,” click on the hyperlink “configure a tool manually.”

    5. On the “External tool configuration” screen, fill in the fields for “Tool name” (Edpuzzle), “Tool URL” (https://lticonfig.edpuzzle.com/moodle/admin_config.xml), “Consumer key” and “Shared secret.” (The consumer key and shared secret can be found in the “School” tab in your profile on Edpuzzle.)

    6. For the “Tool configuration usage” field, select the third option: “Show in activity chooser and as a preconfigured tool.”

    7. For the “Default launch container” field, select the “Embed, without blocks” option.

    8. Click on the “Show more…” hyperlink in blue, then select the “Content-Item Message” checkbox below the “Default launch container” field.

    9. Under the “Privacy” tab, select “Always” for the fields “Share launcher’s name with tool” and “Accept grades from the tool.” Select the “Force SSL” checkbox. 

    10. Click on the blue “Save changes” button. 

    11. Now Edpuzzle will appear in your tools!


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    Once you’ve integrated Edpuzzle, you’ll need to follow these steps to assign an edpuzzle on Moodle:

    1. Select the class you’d like to assign an edpuzzle for from the left sidebar menu.

    2. Click on the “+ Add an activity or resource” hyperlink on the right in the section of your choice.
    3. From the pop-up window, select Edpuzzle and click the blue “Add” button.

    4. On the next screen, click on the gray “Select content” button.

    5. A pop-up window will open showing you your available edpuzzles. Select the edpuzzle of your choice and click the blue “Assign” button which will close the pop-up.

    6. The title of your edpuzzle should now appear in the “Activity name" field. 

    7. Now you can choose from the two blue buttons: select either “Save and return to course” or “Save and display.”

    8. Now your video lesson will appear for your class on Moodle and your grades will be automatically synced!


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  • How do I connect Edpuzzle to Blackboard?

    Take advantage of Edpuzzle’s integration with Blackboard so your students can watch and complete their edpuzzles directly from your LMS, and grades will be synced automatically!

    Just ask your IT Admin to follow these steps to set it up for your whole school or district:

    1. Log in to Blackboard and go to the “Administrator Panel.”
    2. Click on “Register Provider Domain” under “LTI Tool Providers.”
    3. In the “Provider Domain” field, type in “edpuzzle.com.”
    4. In the “Default Configuration” field, select “Set globally.”
    5. Enter in the Tool Provider Key and the Tool Provider Secret provided to you by Edpuzzle. (Can also be found in the “School” tab of your profile on Edpuzzle.)
    6. Under “Institution Policies,” select “Send user data over any connection” and check all three checkboxes (“Role in Course,” “Name,” and “Email Address”) under “User Fields to Send.”
    7. Click the black “Submit” button.
    8. Under “TOOL/PROVIDER,” select the checkbox next to “edpuzzle.com.”
    9. From the drop-down menu, select “Manage Placements.”
    10. Click the “Create Placement” button.
    11. In the “Label” field, type in “Edpuzzle.”
    12. In the “Handle” field, type in “Edpuzzle.”
    13. In the “Type” field, select “Course content tool” and check the box next to “Allows grading.”
    14. In the “Tool Provider URL,” type in https://edpuzzle.com/lti/assignments/launch
    15. Double-check that the Tool Provider Key and the Tool Provider Secret are correct.
    16. Click the black “Submit” button to finish the set-up process.

    Note: Please make sure that you've enabled grading for LTI Tool providers by selecting to LTI Tool Providers > Manage Global Properties > Enable grading.

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    For teachers, when you want to assign your first edpuzzle from Blackboard, here are the steps to do it!

    1. Log in to Blackboard and select the class you want to assign an edpuzzle for.
    2. Click on the “Build Content” tab.
    3. Select “Edpuzzle” from the drop-down menu.
    4. In the “Name” field, type in a name for your assignment.
    5. Under “GRADING,” type in the maximum number of points in the “Points Possible” field (i.e. 100, 10, etc.).
    6. Decide if you want to set a due date, and then click the black “Submit” button.
    7. Now, you’ll see the name of your assignment – click on it. 
    8. This will open Edpuzzle in Blackboard where you’ll see all of your content. Click on the video lesson you want to assign.
    9. Click the blue “Assign” button, decide if you want to prevent skipping or turn on closed captions, and then click the blue “Assign” button to confirm.
    10. Now your edpuzzle will appear for your students right from within Blackboard!

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    Need help with any of this? Don’t hesitate to reach out to us at support@edpuzzle.com.

  • How do I connect Edpuzzle to PowerSchool?

    When you integrate Edpuzzle with PowerSchool, teachers will be able to assign video lessons for students to complete, all right from within PowerSchool!

    You’ll need to ask your IT Admin to set up the integration for your whole school or district by following these steps:

    1. Log in to PowerSchool and go to “Domain Control.”
    2. Click on the “Applications” tab.
    3. Select “LTI Tools” from the menu.
    4. Click on “+ Add LTI Tool.”
    5. Type in “Edpuzzle” for the configuration name.
    6. In the “Host” field, enter: https://edpuzzle.com/lti/assignments/launch
    7. Enter the Configuration Key and Shared Secret (find this in the “School” tab of your profile on Edpuzzle).
    8. Check the “Privacy” checkbox that says “Share names and email addresses with tool.”
    9. Click “Save.”
    10. If the tool is disabled, click on “Manage Tool” and select “Enable.”

    For teachers, when you want to create an Edpuzzle assignment on PowerSchool, follow these steps:

    1. Log in to PowerSchool and click on the class you want to assign an edpuzzle for.
    2. Choose “Activities” from the white menu bar and select “LTI & SCORM” from the drop-down menu.
    3. Click on the “+ Add Assignment” button, which will open a pop-up window.
    4. Click on “Edpuzzle.”
    5. Enter a title for your assignment, then click “Save & Configure.”
    6. Click on the edpuzzle you want to assign.
    7. When you’ve decided if you want to prevent skipping or turn on closed captions, click on the blue “Assign” button.
    8. In the bottom menu bar, click the “Publish” button.
    9. A new pop-up will open where you can choose the start date and due date for your assignment, allow late submissions, create a gradebook entry, choose the assignment’s location on your page and how you want to display the assignment (in a link or embedded in your LMS).
    10. Click “Finish.”

    Now your students can see and complete your Edpuzzle assignment right from within PowerSchool! Once your students have completed their assignment and you’ve corrected all their answers, you can enter the grades in the corresponding entry in your PowerSchool gradebook.

    Need help with something? Contact us at support@edpuzzle.com.

  • How do I connect Edpuzzle to Blackbaud?

    Integrate Edpuzzle with your LMS so that teachers can assign video lessons for students to complete right from within Blackbaud!

    You’ll need to ask your IT Admin to set up the integration for your whole school or district. (If they need any help, they can reach us at the email address listed at the bottom of this article.) To do so, they'll need to follow these steps:

    1. From the top menu, select "Core" then "Settings" (with the gear icon) and finally choose "Learning Tools" from the dropdown menu.
    2. Click on the "+ Add Provider" button on the right, which will open up a pop-up window.
    3. From the "Provider Type" dropdown menu, select "Other Provider."
    4. In the "Launch URL" field, type in this URL: https://edpuzzle.com/lti/assignments/launch
    5. Find the "Consumer Key" and "Shared Secret" in your Edpuzzle profile under the "School" tab. Enter this information in the "Add Provider" pop-up window on Blackbaud, then click the green "Save" button.

     

    For teachers, when you want to create an Edpuzzle assignment on Blackbaud, follow these steps:

    1. Log in to Blackbaud and select the class you want to assign an Edpuzzle for.
    2. Select the “Assignments” tab, then click on the “+ Assignment” button in the menu on the right.
    3. This will open a pop-up window. Give your assignment a title and a description (optional), and then select your assignment type from the “Type” dropdown menu.
    4. Choose “Edpuzzle” from the “Learning Tool” dropdown menu, and click on the blue “Save” button which will close the pop-up window.
    5. Now click on your new Edpuzzle assignment under “Course Work.”
    6. On the next screen, click “Launch”, which opens Edpuzzle.
    7. Click on the video lesson of your choice, and then click on the blue “Assign” button.

    Now your students can see and complete your Edpuzzle assignment right from Blackbaud!

    Once your students have completed their assignment and you’ve corrected all their answers, you can enter the grades in the corresponding entry in your Blackbaud gradebook.

    Need help with something? Contact us at support@edpuzzle.com