Create a new user account

The easiest way to learn how to create a new account is just to do it yourself and follow along with these instructions.

1. Click New and follow the prompts to create a new Hero and choose a username

2. We will try to automatically identify which school a new user is at using the IP of their device.

If we have correctly identified your school, click yes (tick). Go to step 3.a.

If we couldn't automatically identify your school don't worry, just click no (cross) and we'll link the new user with your school in a later step. Go to step 3.b.


3.a If we correctly identified your school, new users will then be asked to select their class from a dropdown list.

4.a New users will be asked to enter their real name and grade. Real names are strictly private and are only visible to teachers at your school and Makers Empire admins. Real names make it much easier for teachers to identify their students in the app.

5.a New users will then be prompted to complete two basic tutorials: Make a tower and Your favourite colours, before coming to a Checkpoint. At the checkpoint, the new user will be asked to choose a password, or select Google, Schoology or Clever*.

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3.b If we could not automatically identify your school New users will be prompted to complete two basic tutorials: Make a tower and Your favourite colours, before coming to a Checkpoint. At the checkpoint, the new user will be asked for a Class Code. There are two options for entering the Class Code:

Option 1. Display your class' QR code and scan it. To find your class' QR code go to Class Management in the Teachers Dashboard, select your class, click the drop down menu on the right (downwards pointing triangle icon), select Class QR Code and print/save.

Option 2. Type the Class Code. To find your Class Code, go to Class Management in the Teachers Dashboard, select your class, the Class Code is displayed in italics beneath your class' name.

4.b New users will be asked to enter their <b>real name</b> and grade. Real names are strictly private and are only visible to teachers at your school and Makers Empire admins. Real names make it much easier for teachers to identify their students in the app.

5.b New user is then asked to choose a password, or select Google, Schoology or Clever*.

6. We know only too well how easy it is to forget a password. To find all of your students' usernames and passwords, To find your class' QR code go to Class Management in the Teachers Dashboard, select your class, click the drop down menu on the right (downwards pointing triangle icon) and select "Username & Password List". You can print this list and give each student a card with their login details. They can use this in class and/or at home.

*Clever login is not currently available for Mac users sorry.

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