Quick Start Guide

Quick Start Guide





Create: Add Content & Questions


  1. Click Add Test
    Enter the name of your course (Math– 3rd – Parallelograms)

  2. Add Content:
    Add Video: Link to video Ex: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xx2VJTemUBo

    Add Image
    : Link to image
    Image on the web: Link should be to image source. Right click on image, Copy Image Link. Ex: https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/61svTNg9ZGL._AC_SX679_.jpg
    Image on your computer:
    You must upload to Cloud Storage like Google Drive, OneDrive, DropBox, etc. and get the shareable link.

    Add Text: Text-based content and links to other resources: websites, PDFs, spreadsheet, documents. Resources like documents, PDFs, etc., must be a link to file located on the web or uploaded to Cloud Storage like Google Drive, OneDrive, DropBox, etc. and shareable link created.

  3. Add Question:
    True/False: Enter the question. Select the correct answer. Add optional feedback.

    Multiple Choice: Enter the question. Enter answer options. Select correct answer (only one correct answer). Add optional feedback.

    Multiple Select: Enter the question. Enter answer options. Select correct answers (multiple correct answer). Add optional feedback.

    Coming Soon ... Free form response/short answer and survey questions.


  4. Publish: You will notice that your course is in Draft and will continue Auto Saving as you add more content. In Draft mode, the course is not available to students. Once you click Save, the course is Published and you can share the code with students.


Try: Checkout Your Activity


  1. Download WhatsApp: https://www.whatsapp.com/download/
    *After setting up WhatsApp on your phone, you can download the Windows or Mac version and Try your content right on your laptop!

  2. Connect to Hello PLATO: Add Hello PLATO to your WhatsApp contacts using the QR Code or phone number. +15614487076


  3. Wake up Hello PLATO by typing Hello, Hi, or Start. Follow the prompts!

Share: Onboard Students

We recommend that you walk students through this step in class. Students will only need to complete steps 1 and 2 one time for the initial setup.

  1. Download WhatsApp: https://www.whatsapp.com/download/

  2. Connect to Hello PLATO: Add Hello PLATO to your WhatsApp contacts using the QR Code or phone number. +15614487076


  3. Wake up Hello PLATO by typing Hello, Hi, or Start. Enter name. Enter code. Follow the prompts!

Review: See How Your Students Performed

  1. Click the Report link to the right of the course you want to view. You will be able to see who took the course, how long it took them to complete, and their final score.
Coming Soon ... Enhanced Reports!