Creating a New Teacher Account

Creating a New Teacher Account

Creating a New Teacher Account


In order to access MySciLife as a teacher, you’ll have to create an account. Be sure to have the zip code where your school is located handy—we use it to verify and approve your account before you can log in. Visit www.myscilife.org and click Finish to access the form to create a Teacher account.


Note: All account information is confidential and will be retained in accordance with our Privacy Policies.


The form includes the following list of prompts:


What Is Your Name?: Enter your first and last name.


Where is Your School?: Enter the zip code of the school where you teach. Once you’ve entered it, you’ll be presented with a list of schools in that area that are already using MySciLife. If your school appears, select it from the dropdown menu. If you are the first teacher from your school, you will not see your school’s name and will instead need to enter the name of your school into this list. Please capitalize and spell it correctly.


What is Your Email Address?: Enter your school email address.  Be sure to enable your email account to accept mail from messages@myscilife.orgYou may need to ask your school email administrator to “whitelist” this address so messages do not get blocked by your school’s SPAM filter. You will be opted in to initial email notifications by default. If you would like to change your email notification settings, you can do so at any time via the My Account page.

 

Create A Login Name: Enter a login name that you will use to access all of your content in MySciLife. Teacher login names are visible only to their owners and administrators.


Create A Password: Enter and confirm a password to protect your account. Passwords must contain at least one uppercase letter and one number and are case sensitive.


Legal Stuff: Before you finish signing up, there are two boxes to check: 


Check the first box to agree with our Terms of Service and Privacy Policies. We recommend reading both, as they include important information about MySciLife teacher responsibilities and can help you answer parent questions. 


Note: agreeing to the terms of the first box is mandatory. 


Check the second box if your students are under the age of 13 and, as such, are subject to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule (COPPA).


Captcha: Complete the captcha so we know you aren’t a bot.


When complete, click the Finish and you’ll be ready to go!  If you completed everything correctly, you will see a welcome page with tips to get started. 


If there were errors in your signup information, you’ll be prompted to go back and fill any blank fields. After fixing the errors, click the finish button.


Your school zip code must be verified and your teacher account must be approved by the MySciLife administrator before you can log in. Once you have received a confirmation email, you are ready to start using your new account. 


See [ARTICLE NAME] to learn about MySciLife’s automated teacher training.





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