Getting started for principals and administrators

This article was last updated January 2021.

The Life Skills GO platform allows principals and administrators to view the classes and reporting of each of their teachers, as well as perform administrative duties such as adding new teachers, resetting teacher passwords and creating school-wide units of work.

Accessing principal / administrator features

When logging in as a principal or administrator, a Teachers button is available under the My School dropdown menu in the left hand menu.

This interface will allow school administrators to see each teacher, have the ability to add new teachers, and are able to perform administrative tasks with each teacher account.

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Creating a new teacher account 

  1. Click the Create Teacher button.
  2. Enter the teachers first name, last name, email address and select the teacher's role. 
  3. Press the Create button.

The new teacher is now ready to use Life Skills GO. The teacher will have an invitation email waiting for them in their inbox, which will allow them to set their password and start using the platform.

Please ensure that the email address entered for the teacher is accurate. If the email address is incorrect the teacher will not receive their invitation and will be unable to use the platform until this is rectified. Please contact us if you would like support adding new teachers.

Viewing my teachers classes & lesson results

  1. Identify the teacher's class you would like to observe, and press the Login button associated with this teacher,
  2. You will now be "logged in" as this teacher, able to observe the platform from their perspective.

Once logged in as this teacher, class lesson results can be viewed by clicking the Reporting button on the dashboard.  These instructions will help you navigate the Reporting Dashboard.

Alternatively for quick access to selected classes, you can have teachers share their classes with you. These instructions will help teachers share their class with you.

Help: A teacher is unable to log in

For detailed information on the best ways to help your teachers log in and set up, please see this help article.

Manage students in your school

From the My School dropdown menu, select Students. In the Students interface, you have the ability to create new students, managing exisiting students, award student badges and view a student's profile. 

To create a new student, enter the student's name, select their grade and click Create Student.

To edit student information, check the box next to the student(s) you want to edit and click the edit icon above the list of students. Edit the information and then click the check button to confirm the changes.; 

To delete students, check the box next to the student(s) you want to delete and click the delete icon above the list of students. A confirmation will appear with information about how many students you are deleting. Click the delete button to confirm. This action will remove students from all of their classes, and prohibit them accessing Life Skills GO.  

To award student badges, check the box next to the student(s) you want to award badges to. Click the badge icon to view the list of badges you can award to the students. Select a badge and confirm by clicking Yes.

To view a student's profile, select the student you want to view by clicking on the student's name.

Creating units for your whole school or stage level

From the My School dropdown menu, select Whole School Units. The Whole School Units interface will allow you to create units that can be seen and selected by all teachers within your school.

See the instructions here for more information on how to do this.