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Hi there
I have just started teaching code this semester and have used the courses relevant to grade levels ie. Course C. I want to now give the children some freedom to create and thought the gumball playlab looked like a great way to incorporate what the children have learnt so far but I can’t work out how the kids can save what they’ve done.
I don’t ant to connect the kids via email or facebook. Is there an alternative way that I can connect their projects to my classroom dashboard?


Hello Carrie,

When you sign up students to be in your class, you can choose to have them log in with a picture or two words that are assigned to them.

If you click on the Code.org logo on the left, it will take you to your main teacher screen, you’ll sections and your classes, as you move across the table, you’ll see login information and you can choose what type you want to choose.