Are you ready to start creating? The lesson editor is where you build engaging, powerful lessons and assessments with interactive tools and resources. In this article, you’ll get an overview of the components of the lesson editor.
2. Choose “Create a Lesson”.
3. Name your lesson and click the “create” button.
The “lesson info card” is the first card in the middle of the page. It will always be the first card in the lesson editor. This is where you add all the important information about your lesson, including lesson description, grade level(s), subject(s), and standards. You can also add an image for the “cover” slide of the lesson, as well as other optional information. To add information to the lesson info page:
1. Click the “settings” button in the top right of the screen.
2. Fill out the fields in the sidebar.
For more detailed information of the Lesson Info page, check out the following articles:
When you create and label sections in the lesson editor, these labels appear when you present a lesson.
You can add new sections by dragging and dropping from the “Tools” menu.
For more information on sections, see the article “How to break lessons/assessments into sections”
2. Click the “add resources” button at the top.
3. A screen pops up that shows all of your resources.
4. Choose which resources you’d like to add to a lesson by clicking the checkmarks on the cards.
The checkmarks will turn to green when you’ve selected them. Once you’ve selected all the files you’d like to add,
Click on the “add to lesson resources” button at the top.
To insert any resource into a lesson, simply drag and drop onto a blank card that says “Drag and drop resource or tool into this space”.
The resources you selected are added to your lesson. Once you drag and drop a resource from the left panel onto a card, it will then be labeled “used in lesson” with an orange bar. Everything in the lesson editor (and in Ogment in general) is based on the simple “drag and drop” technique.
2. The editor will appear and you can now edit the text.
3. When finished editing, click the “Save” button on the top right of the Lesson Editor.
For more information on bringing resources into the lesson editor, check out the following articles:
Now that you know how to get resources into a lesson, let’s talk about all of the tools you can utilize in a lesson, too. Tools are broken into categories, including Content Tools, Instruction, Question Types, and Graphic Organizers. There are currently 22 Question Types—including many tech-enhanced item types—and 13 Graphic Organizers.
3. Hit the “Add” button.
4. To swap out one resource for another, simply drag and drop a new resource to the new differentiation and delete the original resource.