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K12
Getting Started Guide

Thank you for using TestOut courseware materials. Sometimes it can be overwhelming to start using new software or begin a new semester, so we’ve gathered a few resources to help make it a little easier to get started.

 
Getting Started is as Easy as 1-2-3
(typically takes less than an hour)
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Select your preferred setup method

By initially selecting the correct option, you will eliminate duplicating classes and students.

Choose an Option to
Complete Your 3 Steps:


Learning Management System (LMS) integration

Connects to LMS like Canvas, Schoology and Blackboard. Can provide grade return and single sign on. Student accounts and classes are created in this process. 

Steps to set up using an LMS
Request to receive a key and secret for your LMS
Import Students (25+ Students)

Upload many students at once. This option will set up students, classes and add additional instructors.  Activation of licenses is done in an additional step.

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Individual Students (Less than 25 Students)

Instructors who have a few students to add one at a time. You will individually create the students, classes and activate licenses.

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Invite Students to Class (recommended)

This option allows students to create their own account after receiving an email from the teacher and will be automatically enrolled in their class.

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Additional Resources to Help in the Classroom
I have set up my classes, now what?

Each of these resources will help you utilize TestOut courses in the best way to help you and your students.

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Schedule a time to meet for an individualized training.

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Learn how to find our PowerPoints, Lesson Plans, mappings, outlines and more to help plan your class.
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Use to set up a schedule for your class.

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Check out a list of our most frequently asked questions.

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Learn about best practices from instructors.

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Learn from past webinars about using our materials.

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Schedule a time to meet for an individualized
training and walk through.
Schedule Training
Self-guided
pre-recorded trainings
Watch Trainings
Assessments and Reporting

Now that your students are using TestOut materials, here are directions on how to see their progress, create classroom specific exams, and schedule the Pro Certification exam.

Let other teachers help you


Facebook Instructor Community 

Join and engage with other teachers using our course materials.  Get tips, feedback, helpful hints and brag about how good your class is doing! 


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Posters for your classroom

We have designed many unique posters for your classroom. Download and print off the ones your students will enjoy.


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When you partner with TestOut, you get a whole team of people on your side dedicated to making sure you and your students have a great experience. Each team member is eager to help. Don’t ever hesitate to reach out to any one of us for assistance.

Please send all general questions and concerns, or LabSim maintenance (i.e. moving licenses or deactivating students) to  K12@testout.com or your account manager.

For other information on pricing, products, training, or account set up, please contact your Account Manager.

Team Southeast

Travis Wilde  
Account Executive
New customer acquisition
Wendy Edwards  
Senior Customer Success Manager
Current Customers

Team Northeast

Kyle Orton  
Account Executive
New customer acquisition
Cindy Rhoades  
Customer Success Manager
Current Customers

Team West

Jared Skelton  
Account Executive
New customer acquisition
Heidi Petersen  
Customer Success Manager
Current Customers