As you dive into Edulastic for the 2020-21 school year, you’ll discover that it’s full of new features and updates that help bring teaching and learning to the next level. You’ll find a new and sleek look, 50+ question types, advanced options for online lessons, and so much more. No matter whether you have a free-forever Edulastic account, Teacher Premium, or Admin account, you’ll notice new changes. The updates will make instruction more powerful than ever before and are driven by feedback and suggestions from the education community. You asked, we listened.

These powerful updates mean that some favorite features are now located in slightly different places. We’ve pulled together resources to help you adjust. Whether you’re looking for a quick, 3-minute read about the new features or a deep-dive into everything available, this is the blog post for you.

For guidance about the differences in the updated platform, read on. Find blog posts, tutorial videos, live training, training recordings, FAQs and more below.


Overview of New Features

This year, we rolled out new tools that will help you work with students no matter whether you’re doing distance learning or in-person learning.

All Edulastic educators now find a new and sleek look, 51+ question types, math and ELA diagnostic assessments, collaboration tools, and more.

Edulastic Teacher Premium and Enterprise accounts now have student groups, practice assessments, dynamic questions, playlists, and more.


On-Demand Training

Get a walkthrough of Edulastic 2020 with a one-hour training session.

New to Edulastic or want an overview of a current free teacher account? You’ll learn how to set up classes, assign assessments, view data, and everything in between.

Check out this one-hour training if you are a teacher or school leader with a Premium or Enterprise subscription, or are simply interested in learning about Premium level features.

This training walks you through the updates for Free Teacher and Premium accounts. We dive into the new version while discussing what’s different from the old.


Self-Paced Training Courses

Learn at your own pace and take an in-depth course that is specific to your role. Upon completion of any course, you’ll earn a professional development certificate.

Take your knowledge of Edulastic and the new features to the next level with this training course.

Become an expert in Edulastic Teacher Premium and Enterprise accounts with this course that focuses on the new updates.


FAQs – What’s different in the new version?

The spiffy new version of Edulastic looks a bit different from the old version. Don’t worry – it’s still easy-to-use and navigate.

Sync with Google Classroom by clicking on the “Sync with Google Classroom” button in the upper right-hand corner of the manage class tab.

1.How do I sync with Google Classroom?

You can access the “Sync with Google Classroom” button in the upper right-hand corner of the manage class tab.

Free for everyone.

2. How do I create an assessment?

The workflow for creating an assessment is new and improved. Now, you name the test and add a description, then add items, review your work, and adjust the settings as needed. Check out this video for a quick walk-through.

Free for everyone.

3. Where can I access tests and items that I’ve created?

Find tests and items you’ve authored by clearing the filters and selecting “Authored by Me”.

Go to the test or item tab and select “Authored by Me” on the left-hand side. If you click ‘Clear All’ near the Filters section before going to the ‘Authored by Me’ tab, it will display all your assessments.

Free for everyone.

4. It looks like I have more options for math questions. What are these?

There are lots of options for advanced math in Edulastic! Learn all about them here.

Premium.

5. How do I archive an old class?

Go to the manage class tab and click on the class you’d like to archive. Go to the “three dot” actions icon. Select Archive Class. Learn more.

Free for everyone.

Looking for More?

If you didn’t find what you were looking for in this blog post, we have several other resources for you to check out.

We compiled the most common questions coming into our support line.

Watch how-to videos, DIY training materials, teacher talk webinars, and more.

Visit the Help Center to find detailed articles on just about everything in Edulastic.

Have a specific question? We’re here to help. Email us at support@edulastic.com. We’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

Log into Edulastic to try the new features!