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Teacher Account Basics: How To Set Up & Customize Your Account?

Updated on January 17th, 2017 by Vlada Lotkina

Here you will find all information about setting up your account, changing your information and preferences. 

Create A New Teacher Account

Getting started with ClassTag is super easy as well everything else you would do on ClassTag!

Select one of the action buttons from the landing page such as "Get Started" and input your basic information such as your name and your e-mail. To make sign up process even quicker you can select an option to "continue with facebook", this will pull in your e-mail and password information. Keep in mind that signing up with facebook will mean that all your ClassTag communications go to the email address you have used to sign up for your facebook account. 

Sign In To Existing Account

If you have created an account on ClassTag in the past, you can simply click "Sign in" from and get going. Once in your account you will be able add or graduate classes and update all account settings. Read on!

Re-set Password

We know it happens that you can forget your password! Nothing to worry about! All you need to do is click "resent password" and you will receive an email shortly with a link to get your password updated. 

Account Settings

You can customize your account in your account settings. From your computer or phone, click on the top left to pull the menu with your classes and account settings in the bottom.

Upload / Change Profile Image

One small gesture of uploading your profile photo can make a big difference! Just click photo and your smiling face will be visible on all communications to the parents and set a great tone.  

Change Email Address

It is very important to keep your email address on ClassTag updated as it is the main way you will be getting communications in addition to the ClassTag platform itself. You can change your email address at any time if it is outdated. Just type in the new email and click 'Save Changes'. 

Change Privacy Settings

You can uncheck "Share My Contact Information With Parents" and effective immediately your contact information will not be visible to parents in the class directory. Parents of course can do the same for their respective accounts.

Visit Your Schools and Classes

You can view and visit all classes you are member of on ClassTag including classes that you might have graduated or archived in the past. What a great way to relive some fun memories?!

Remove Yourself from Classes

If you have transitioned into a new role or for another reason do not want to be associated with a given class on ClassTag, you can click on the little wheel icon next to each class to disconnect.  

Change Mail Preferences

Getting too many emails or perhaps not enough information from ClassTag? You can modify that right in your mail preferences. We generally send to teachers the same emails that go out to parents, so that you know what everyone is getting. You can modify your preferences here and of course parents can adjust the settings to best fit their needs. 

Deactivate Your Account 

We are very sad to see you go, but we understand that there are instances when you might need to deactivate your account. You can do so at the bottom of your profile page. Please do send us your thoughts and feedback! We love learning from you!

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