The Second Thing to do in Arch!
In an earlier article we touch on the first thing to do after you have joined the ALCA Community. The second, is to add your students to your Professional account so you can then enroll them into our Classes. Watch the video above to see how quickly you can move forward with your students.
As far as student class enrollment, we need to make a distinction between educators who have a Professional account and those who have a Organizational Membership through their district or university. The above video applies to Professional members only. In organizational memberships, the district or university administration work with ALCA to establish the student accounts.
If you have an organizational account as an educator and your classes are not already included in your Arch Classes, please contact your administration to determine next steps for moving forward with your classes and students. If need be, please contact ALCA using the contact information below.
Your First Steps in Arch from ALCA on Vimeo.
Arch helps teachers personally organize work around their classes using the Classes tool, one of ten tools in Arch. The Calendar tool helps to organize and streamline access to the classes and their assignments. In these two Arch Tools, teachers (and their students) focus on and accomplish their day-to-day work.
Put another way, Arch Classes provide the Learning Management System (LMS) features in the Arch Data, Instructional, and Learning Management System (let’s just call it Arch).
The other Arch Tools facilitate day-to-day work in Classes. For example, teachers can: