How to Use Folders
Plan and organize your classes with folders! Add and rearrange lessons, resources, blog posts, and flashcard sets in Folders. View ESL Library Folders for recommended content and a suggested teaching order for a variety of teaching scenarios.
Log in to your account here:
Click on Class Prep and select Folders from the drop-down menu.
On the Folders page, you will see three tabs. The My Folders tab will take you to your customized folders, the Shared With Me tab contains material that are shared between you and other teachers in your organization and the ESL Library Folders tab contains ready-made folders for you to use. The number to the right denotes how many folders are in each tab.
Under the My Folders tab, you can sort your folders by Alphabetical, Reverse Alphabetical, or My Order. My Order allows you to sort folders into the order you choose by using the drag handle (the six dots on the left). The default view is set to My Order.
You can also share, edit and delete folders by clicking on the three dots on the right. Clicking Share with... allows you to share the folder with other members of a group subscription (if you're part of one).Clicking Edit allows you to edit the title and description of your folder. Clicking Delete allows you to permanently remove that folder.
You can add blog posts, resources, flashcard sets, and lessons to any of your folders by clicking the folder icon, checking which folder you'd like to add the item to, and clicking the Save button.
To view the content within any of your folders, click on Class Prep and select Folders from the drop-down menu.
You can sort your folder's content by Alphabetical, Reverse Alphabetical, or My Order. The default view is set to My Order.
Choose which of your folders you would like to view in the My Folders tab.
You can save or remove content within a folder by clicking on the three dots on the right. Clicking on Save to... allows you to save that item to another folder. Clicking on Remove allows you to delete that item from your folder.
You can also share your customized folders with a teacher within your own organization by clicking on the three dots to the right and choosing Share with...
The Shared With Me tab contains folders that are shared between you and another teacher in your organization.
Under the ESL Library Folders tab, you will find pre-made folders that contain content that follows a suggested teaching order. These folders include comprehensive mini-courses as well as collections on various skills and topics. New courses are being added regularly. Please note that you can't change the order of any content in the ESL Library Folders section.
You can copy our ESL Library Folders to your My Folders section by clicking on the More Options (...) menu and selecting Copy to My Folders.
You can also copy the contents of any pre-made ESL Library folder to one of your customized folders by clicking on the More Options (...) menu and choosing Save to... then selecting one of your customized folders and clicking Save.
Please contact us if you have any questions or feedback regarding the Folders feature.