The lesson library in SMART Learning Suite Online
Click each label to learn more about the lesson library.
Select Add Activities to import or create lesson material.
You can also drag compatible filesSMART Learning Suite Online supports SMART Notebook, PDF, and PowerPoint files. When connected to Google Drive it also supports Google Docs, Slides, and Sheets. directly into your library.
Class name and ID
Your class name and ID appear at the top of the lesson library’s interface.
Students enter the class ID number to connect to your lessons.
The display name from your Google or Microsoft account is the class’s default name, but you can change the default name to anything you’d like.
Select the Training button to visit the SLS Online Training page, where you can get how-to steps that teach you how to use a feature in SLS Online alongside ideas for using that feature to engage students, enhance lessons, and extend learning in your classroom.
Open user menu
Tap the user icon to open the User menu, where you can sign out, access the online help and a list of new features, review start-up instructions (if you dismissed them before), request a feature, or connect with a community of SMART educators.
Change class name and banner
Select Edit Class to customize the lesson library by changing the class name or by uploading a custom banner image to replace the generic blue banner at the top of the lesson library page.
Getting Started file
Complete an interactive walk-through that introduces you to the basic elements you can add to a lesson. This is the best place to start if you’re using SLS Online for the first time.
Beside the Getting Started file is a complimentary lesson file you can explore and adapt for use in your own classroom.
If you’re using a computer, hover the pointer over a lesson to reveal the options for opening it.
Choose START to open the lesson in Delivery or EDIT to open it in Editing mode.
On a touch device, tap the lesson to start it. To edit the lesson, open the More menu by tappingin the bottom right corner of the thumbnail and then select Edit.
Tap the search button to search for a lesson previously imported into your library.
Use these buttons to change how your lessons are displayed in the lesson library: either as list items or tiles.
Use these buttons to sort your lessons either by date or by name.
Hover over the lesson you want to open.
Select EDIT to open the lesson in editing mode, where you can modify it before you deliver it to the class.
On a touch device, tap the lesson to start it.
To edit the lesson, open the More menu by tapping and then select Edit.
After a lesson opens in Delivery mode, select Home in the lesson’ upper left corner to return to the lesson library.
After a lesson opens in Editing mode, select Finish Editing in the upper left corner of the editing interface to return to the lesson library.
To delete a lesson
On your lesson library page, select the check box next to the lessons you want to delete.
A message appears, telling you how many lessons are selected.
The selected files are deleted.
To make a copy of a lesson
When you make a copy of a lesson, you can deliver the same lesson to different groups of students and keep the student data separate in each copy.
A copy of a lesson does not include student data from the original.
Tap in the bottom right corner of the lesson thumbnail.
The More menu opens.
Select Make a copy.
To help track which lesson belongs to which class, rename the original and copied lessons by adding the class name to the lesson titles.