Resources are the building-blocks of your LearnPad lessons. A resource can be a whole document editing application or just a single photograph. The Content area contains a range of pre-prepared content which you can select, or you can add your own resources.
To select a resource from the Content area you must be logged in. Browse to the resource you want to select and highlight the star in the bottom left of the resource description:
You can add your own resources from the resource management page. Press the “Add New Resource” link in the Actions bar on the right hand side.
Enter the name of the resource, select the type, then press Add Resource. You will then be taken to the management page for that new resource and you must finish configuring it based on the type you specified:Website, File, Folder, or Application.
Resources have some extra properties that might be useful, particularly if the resource is going to be published in the Content area.
Add an icon either by selecting one from your organisations images or by pressing Upload Icon on the Action bar and uploading a PNG file.
Tags are a way of categorising resources to help future discovery. Press the Edit Tags link on the Action bar and select the appropriate tags for this resource.
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Sending Work to Other Devices
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Creating and managing website Resources
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Handing Out Work to Devices
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Adding apps not available in ClassConnect
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