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

Updated on August 8th, 2017 by Vlada Lotkina

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

Create New 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 "Sign Up" 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. 

Login To Existing Account

If you have created an account on ClassTag in the past, you can simply click "Login" 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 "Forgot password" and you will receive an email shortly with a link to get your password updated. 

Profile Settings

You can customize your account in your profile settings. From your computer or phone, click on the top left to pull the left side navigation menu with your classes and you will find profile settings wheel in the top.

From your profile settings you can customize your personal information, photo, your school, class and family information. 

Upload Profile Photo

We believe that personal relationships is the foundation of effective family engagement and thus we highly recommend uploading your photo that would make all communications and interactions much more personal. 

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.  

Account Settings

You can manage your account contact information, credentials and mailing preferences from account settings. From your computer or phone, click on the top left to pull the left side navigation menu with your classes and you will find account settings button at the bottom of the list. 

Change / Add Email or Phone Number

It is very important to keep your email address and/or phone number 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 and phone number at any time if it is outdated. Just type in the new information 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.

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!

Change Mail Preferences

Now you can select your preferred communication method as email or sms once you have added both to your account and verified your phone number. 

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. 

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