These tips can be used to deliver a training that introduces users to the Illuminate system.
Login to system (10 min)
-Be sure to know what usernames and default passwords have been set prior to the training. Ask your District what they chose as the default.
-Explain the site dropdown menu choices in the Control Panel if a user needs to select a site.
-Explain to users that Illuminate is web-based so they may access it from anywhere they have an internet connection.
Control Panel (2 min)
-Click on the Control Panel.
-Explain that this is where you can see what site you are logged into, which academic year you are viewing, change your password, logout, or access our help documents.
-If you have student groups created this is also where you can change your visibility to see those students by selecting the group.
Help (10 min.)
-From the Control Panel, click on the Lessons and Video link.
-Explain Illuminate has three products, find the product your district purchased and click on the link.
-Explain the help documents have everything relating to how to build, create, or do things in Illuminate. Select a manual that relates to the audience you are training and show the different lessons contained within a manual. Let the audience follow along with you.
-Let the participants find different items in the help system. Give them time to explore so they become familiar with the help system.
-The "EXTRAS - Cool Things to Do" is a great place to look at ideas other districts have shared.