Using Editing mode

Use Editing mode to make changes to an existing lesson, such as renaming the lesson, adding and deleting pages or activities, editing existing pages, and so on.

Editing mode opens when you add a lesson file, which you can do by importing an existing lesson, selecting a ready-made activity, or by building your own activity or assessment. You can also open saved lessons in Editing mode by either hovering over the lesson thumbnail and selecting Edit (if you’re using a computer) or by selecting Edit from the More menu (if you’re using a touch device or display).

Click each label to learn about Editing mode features:

Editing mode includes the following controls:



Leave Editing mode

Click Finished Editing to leave Editing mode and return to your My Library tab.


If you’ve connected Lumio to G Suite, selecting Finished Editing takes you to Delivery mode.

Lesson title

To rename the lesson, select the lesson title that appears in the top-left corner of the Editing mode.

You can also change the title of individual pages by selecting the page’s title in the page view and typing a new name.


To undo or redo your changes, click Undo or Redo in the toolbar.

Changes are saved automatically.

Save status

Changes to the lesson are saved automatically. The save status that appears in the blue panel at the top of the lesson indicates whether changes are saving or have been saved.

Undo / redo

Use Undo or Redo to undo or redo changes.

Editing tools

Use the tools in the presentation page toolbar to add text, images, shapes, lines, and links to the page.

After you add something to the page using the text tool or media panel, it becomes a page object that you can select and manipulate using the selection tool.

See Editing presentation pages for more about adding and manipulating page objects.

Page area

This area shows a preview of the page selected in the page sorter.

When you select an activity page, Edit and Preview buttons are available for the activity. See Editing and previewing activities and assessments.

Page Sorter and more menu

The page sorter shows you all the pages in your lesson.

The page sorter also provides a variety of other options:



Add content

Click Add Page to add a new page, YouTube video, game-based activity, ready-made resources, and more.

Add a blank page

Add a blank page by clicking More and selecting New blank page.

Duplicate a page

Duplicate an existing page by clicking More and selecting Duplicate page.


You can also right-click the page to see this option.

Reorder pages

Reorder pages by clicking and dragging them to a new spot within the page sorter.

Delete a page

Delete a page by selecting it and clicking More, then selecting Delete page.


You can also right-click the page to see this option.

Copy and paste a page

Copy a page by selecting it and pressing CTRL+C (on Windows) or Command+C (on Mac).

To paste the page, select the page you want the copied page to appear after and press CTRL+V (on Windows) or Command+V (on Mac).

Changes are saved automatically.


Each page has an icon that indicates the page type. For example, a Shout it Out! activity page is overlaid with the Shout it Out! icon, and YouTube pages have a YouTube play button icon. Presentation pages have no icon.

Add Page

Select Add Page to open the Add content menu, where you can choose the type of page you want to add to your lesson. Depending on what type of page you select, it may appear instantly, or you may need to follow on-screen instructions to create it.

See Adding lessons and resources to learn more about your options, which include a YouTube video page, a new presentation page, an activity that you build by filling in a template, and more.

After you select a page type, the new page appears in the Page Sorter just below the page that was selected when you clicked Add Page.

Selected page object

When you add text, an image, or a link to a presentation page, it becomes a page object you can manipulate. Use the selection toolto select the object you’ve added. You can rotate and resize the object using the circular handles.

Click More options to reveal more options, including locking the object in place, duplicating it, converting it to an Infinite Cloner The Infinite Cloner locks an object in place and transforms it so that students can select and drag to continue pulling out infinite copies of the object., or deleting it. See Editing presentation pages for more about manipulating objects.

Add instructional audio

Add audio to a lesson page to provide instructions to students about completing the activity. You can use the page narration feature to record your own voice and add the recording to the page.

When viewing the lesson, students can play the audio instructions at their own pace.

Convert to Activity page

You can convert presentation pages to activity pages so that students can interact with them. There are three types of activity pages to choose from:

  • Individual Handout

  • Group Workspace

  • Whole-class Whiteboard

Learn how to convert presentation pages to activity pages. Not sure what a presentation page is or what these activities are? See Understanding lesson page types.