Navigating the Classcraft interface

In Classcraft, there are two main views where you can access most of Classcraft’s features. The teacher home page is where you can find and access all of your classes. The Class Dashboard is where you manage a specific class of yours, such as giving Experience Points or using the Class Tools.

Learn more about:

The teacher home

Your teacher home lists all of the classes you have currently access to and enables you to create new classes and access elements that are not specific to a particular class. Let’s see its major components!

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  1. Return to your teacher home (same as Home in the header)
  2. Access the Collective Feedback (only for school.png ) feature to highlight the behavior of any student at your school
  3. View your to-dos and notifications in the Activity Center
  4. Access all your content (even from archived classes) in My Library
  5. Access the profile menu where you can
    1. View your profile
    2. Access the School Store (only for school.png )
    3. Manage apps
    4. Share Classcraft
    5. Log out
  6. Individual class name
  7. Access a specific class’ dashboard
  8. View the class submenu, where you can:
    1. Access your class settings
    2. Edit the class’ general information
    3. Obtain codes, certificates, and the rules summary
  9. Create a new class (this may be at the top if you have no class yet!)
  10. Explore the Demo Class (this may be on the righthand side if you've just started using Classcraft!)
  11. View Classcraft news and other notices
  12. Get tutorials, access the Knowledge Center, submit tickets, and contact us!
  13. View the footer links to get the app, view the privacy policy, and access the website and Quests Marketplace

When you first log in, this is where you’ll land! Your home may be a little bit different if you have a school license or have already been playing for a while, but most of these elements should be visible.

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If you have a school license, you may notice some classes were created for you or that the original Create class button was replaced by a Begin setup button. This means that the setup was started through your school’s student information system.

Click Begin setup to start the setup process!

Tip: Don’t want to use some of these classes? Click the ... button and select Hide class. Find your hidden classes in your profile menu!

If you’re co-teaching a class with another teacher, it will appear in My classes but will be a little different from your other classes, you’ll also have more limited options.

You can access the Demo Class from the Classcraft Playground section, if you’ve just started using Classcraft, or you can find it below your class list. It comes pre-populated with fake students and lets you try all the features.

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In the Demo Class, you can try all of the Premium features, which can help you decide if Premium is made for you!

You can learn more about the Demo Class here.

The Class Dashboard

While the teacher home page will remain mostly the same throughout your Classcraft experience, the Class Dashboard will evolve with you as you progress through Chapters. When you first click Play for any class on your home page, if you’ve completed the setup, you’ll be taken to your Class Dashboard.

This is where most of the action will happen so let’s see what it’s about!

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  1. Classcraft logo and Home in the sidebar navigation
    Using these buttons you can return to your teacher home page and select another class.
  2. Sidebar navigation
    With the sidebar navigation you can access:
    - The Class Dashboard (this screen)
    - Your Class Tools (such as the Volume Meter or Formative Review)
    - Quests (chp2.png)
    - Messaging (chp2.png)
    - Analytics
    - Class settings
    You can also enable and disable sounds, get help, and collapse the sidebar so only the icons remain visible.
  3. Current location
    This is where you currently are in the app. You can switch classes by clicking on the class name.
  4. Grid view
    This is the default view of the Class Dashboard where you can see one icon per student and your class level progression.
  5. List view
    You can view your students listed by teams (if you are using teams) or in alphabetical orders.
  6. Game feed
    All the actions that affect your students’ Experience Points, Gold Pieces (chp2.png), and Health (chp4.png) appear in the game feed.
  7. To-dos
    To-dos are a special type of notification for which Classcraft expects you, the teacher, to do something, such as evaluating a student’s work or dealing with delayed damage. You can also view your to-dos in your Activity Center.
  8. Notifications
    You get a notification when something happens in-game when you’re not otherwise aware (like a student leveling by using a collaborative power), but unlike to-dos, you don’t have anything specific to do about them. You can also view your notifications in your Activity Center.
  9. Profile menu
    From your profile menu, you can access your profile, the School Store (school.png), and your connected apps, share Classcraft, and log out.
  10. Select multiple
    Enable this option to select multiple students by clicking on their icons.
  11. Give points
    After selecting multiple students, click the Give points button to highlight a positive behavior from your list.
  12. Submenu
    Click the button to view a submenu where you can select all students, mark students as absent, remove Health (chp4.png), or modify points manually.
  13. Student profile icon
    Hover over it and click Give points (or theplus.pngbutton in Chapter 4) to highlight a positive behavior or the-.png button to remove Health from your student or select View profile to access the profile view.
    A. Your student’s character. If your student doesn’t have a character, the first letter of their name will appear in the circle.
    B. Your student’s current level.
    C. Your student’s name.
    D. The number of Crystals your student currently has.
  14. Class progression
    This is your class progression. It tells you which chapter you’re on and how far you are in the current chapter. Click on it to view the expanded version.

List view

The list view helps you visualize all of your students at once and view them grouped with their teams, which makes it even easier to reward a full team’s behavior!

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  1. Classcraft logo and Home in the sidebar navigation
    Using these buttons you can return to your teacher home page and select another class.
  2. Sidebar navigation
    With the sidebar navigation you can access:
    - The Class Dashboard
    - Your Class Tools (such as the Volume Meter or Formative Review)
    - Quests (chp2.png)
    - Messaging (chp2.png)
    - Analytics
    - Class settings
    You can also enable and disable sounds, get help, and collapse the sidebar so only the icons remain visible.
  3. Current location
    You can switch classes by clicking on the class name.
  4. Grid view
    This is the default view of the Class Dashboard where you can see one icon per student and your class level progression.
  5. List view
    This is the current view. You can view your students listed by teams (if you are using teams) or in alphabetical orders.
  6. Game feed
    All the actions that affect your students’ Experience Points, Gold Pieces (chp2.png), and Health (chp4.png) appear in the game feed.
  7. To-dos
    To-dos are a special type of notification for which Classcraft expects you, the teacher, to do something, such as evaluating a student’s work or dealing with delayed damage. You can also view your to-dos in your Activity Center.
  8. Notifications
    You get a notification when something happens in-game when you’re not otherwise aware (like a student leveling by using a collaborative power), but unlike to-dos, you don’t have anything specific to do about them. You can also view your notifications in your Activity Center.
  9. Profile menu
    From your profile menu, you can access your profile, the School Store (school.png), and your connected apps, share Classcraft, and log out. 
  10. Give points
    After selecting multiple students, click the Give points button to highlight a positive behavior from your list.
  11. Manage teams
    Click this button to create new teams, edit or delete your existing teams, or assign students to different teams.
  12. Submenu
    Click the … button to view a submenu where you can select all students, mark students as absent, remove Health (chp4.png), or modify points manually.
  13. Team crest and name
    If students are not assigned to a team, they’ll all be under the Unassigned team.
  14. Select students
    Click the checkbox to select a student or the checkbox in the header to select all the students in a team.
  15. Absent
    Mark selected students as absent by clicking the checkbox in the Absent column. You can also toggle them as present by clicking the check box again.
  16. Student list
    This lists all the members of the team with their character class, current level, Experience Points, Gold Pieces, Crystals, and Health.
  17. Class progression
    This is your class progression. It tells you which chapter you’re on and how far you are in the current chapter. Click on it to view the expanded version.

Profile view

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  1. Exit view
    Click the X button in the top right corner to close this interface and return to the Class Dashboard.
  2. Student list
    You can expand or collapse the student list and navigate from one student to another by clicking on their names in the list.
  3. Team crest
    This is your student’s team crest.
  4. Student information
    Here, you’ll find your student’s name, their current level, which you can click to view the Level Track, and character class.
  5. Points tab
    In this tab (displayed on screenshot), you can see your student’s Health, Experience Points, and Gold Pieces.
  6. Powers tab
    All the powers your student has currently unlocked can be found and used in the Powers tab.
  7. Pledges tab
    Pledges your student must complete can be reviewed and marked off in the Pledges tab.
  8. Give points
    Click the purple button to highlight a student’s positive behavior with Experience Points
    You may also give Gold Pieces for positive behaviors.premium.png school.png
  9. Remove Health (chp4.png)
    When your students misbehave, click the -.png button to select a negative behavior and remove Health for your student’s character.
  10. Submenu
    Click the to open the submenu, where you can modify points manually, add a new behavior to your list, or access the School Store (chp2.png school.png).
  11. Experience Points
    This entry lists your student’s Experience Points for the level they’re currently in.
  12. Gold Pieces
    This entry lists the total number of Gold Pieces your student has in their possession to spend on gear or at the School Store (chp2.png school.png).
  13. Crystals
    This entry lists the total number of Crystals the student has (in bright blue) versus the total number of Crystals they can hold (in light blue).
  14. Health
    This entry lists the total Health of the student (in bright red) versus the Health they can have (in light red).
  15. Student's character
    Your student's character appears here with all their current gear and pet. If no character has been set up, buttons will enable you to do so.
  16. Student's teammates
    If the student is in a team, their teammates appear beside them in the profile view.

About mobile

Whether you use the companion app (available on the Apple Store and Google Play), you’ll see the same mobile interface. Classcraft is made to adjust automatically to the device you’re using. The available sections of the application should look very similar to the experience you would have on the desktop.

The following sections are available on mobile:

  • Teacher: Positive and negative behavior intervention
  • Teacher: Messaging
  • Teacher: Powers
  • Student: Quests
  • Student: Gear
  • Student: Pet training
  • Student: Character view

Certain elements of the interface may become smaller or work slightly differently when accessing Classcraft on a mobile device. For instance, on the Class Dashboard, the sidebar navigation may be folded to enable you to view more students at once. To view the sidebar navigation bar, touch the menu button in the top left corner.

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