Instructions for Teachers Using Studies Weekly Online

As you familiarize yourself with Studies Weekly Online, you should be able to see all the publications for your state, so you can use whichever one is needed for your students.

If you haven’t logged in yet, read this article for instructions.

This platform can be a great asset for you and your students as you navigate remote learning, so we want to share our best practices with you.

Here are some tips, tricks, and how-tos to improve your experience once you’ve logged in:

1. Create a Class

First, you need to create a class so you can add students and give them logins.

You may create multiple classrooms in your Studies Weekly Online account. If you teach several grades or several classes of one grade, you can set up each as a separate online class.

Watch this video to learn more.

See the written steps in this article


2. Add Publications

You can add publications to a classroom you have already created.

  1. On the Account overview page, click on the most recent classroom or, on the left side navigation bar, click the Classes tab and select a classroom
  2. Click the Add Publication Access button
  3. In the Add Publication Access modal, select the publication(s) you want to add to the classroom. You can search or filter by Subject and Grade to narrow it down
  4. Click Add


3. Add Students


You can add students to your classes by creating new accounts one at a time, in bulk, using a Join Code, or by importing existing students. 

  1. Create a new Student Account by clicking the Create Student iconScreen_Shot_2022-09-15_at_11.38.34.png
    • Enter student first name
    • Enter student last name
    • Enter student username
    • Enter student password
      • Password criteria:
          • A lowercase letter
          • A capital (uppercase) letter
          • A number
          • Minimum of 5 characters
    • Click Create
  2. Create Multiple StudentsScreen_Shot_2022-09-15_at_11.40.08.png
    • Select the Screen_Shot_2022-09-14_at_16.32.29.png three dots / action menu, then Create Multiple Students
    • Type in or copy and paste each student name on a new line
    • Click Create Screen_Shot_2022-09-15_at_11.41.17.png


      Usernames and passwords will automatically be generated but can be changed later.

  3. Add students using a classroom Join CodeScreen_Shot_2022-09-15_at_12.06.31.png
    • Students who already have an account can log in and be added to your classroom using the classroom Join Code you provide them.

      • Copy and share the Join Code from the classroom subnav bar below the classroom name
      • Select the Screen_Shot_2022-09-14_at_16.32.29.png  three dots / action menu, then Generate Student Join Codes to print and distribute them to students
  4. Import an existing student’s informationScreen_Shot_2022-09-15_at_12.11.39.png

    Click the Screen_Shot_2022-09-14_at_16.32.29.pngthree dots / action menu, then Import Student.

    You will see the students who have previously used Studies Weekly with you as the teacher. Select a student and then Import, which allows you to import one existing student at a time.


4. Make sure students can log in

After you create their class, add publications, and create student logins, students are ready to learn.

  1. Send students their Username and Password
  2. Send them a link to Studies Weekly Online:

For troubleshooting student account problems, read these articles:


5. Use Studies Weekly Online and Google Classroom

You can also assign Studies Weekly assessments, articles, or other media (e.g., images, audio, video) to students in Google Classroom.

  1. Click the Google Classroom icon in the top right corner.Screen_Shot_2022-09-14_at_14.32.31.png
  2. Select the Classroom you are sharing it to.
  3. Add a Title, Description, Points (or “Ungraded”), and Due Date. Click Share to Google Classroom.Screen_Shot_2022-09-15_at_12.25.27.png
  4. The assignment will show up in your students’ Classroom stream.

For further instructions on using Studies Weekly Online, view the additional Getting Started articles or the search for other articles here.