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System Requirements

What are the computer or system requirements to utilize WILL's games in my classroom?

System requirements include the following:

  • Windows or Mac Operating System
  • DSL or better internet connectivity
  • Flash Player 10 - Download at http://www.adobe.com/download/flashplayer
  • Headphone or Speakers
  • Recommended Internet Browsers: Firefox 2+, Safari 3+, or Internet Explorer 7+
  • Intel Pentium 4 1.5GHz, AMD Athlon™ 64 2800+ processor or equivalent
  • 256MB of RAM

Purchasing

How do I purchase a game or games?

In browsing our game catalog, select the game right for your students by clicking the green "Add to Cart" button on the right hand side of each individual game description page. You will see your selected game in your Shopping Cart. Now you have options to "Proceed to Checkout", or "Keep Shopping" to purchase additional games. This page also walks you through purchasing 'assignment credits' for student access. If you are ready to checkout and have selected "Proceed to Checkout," the next "Buy Now" selection will allow you to enter your contact and payment information via the secure PayPal web service to purchase game(s) and/or 'assignment credits'. On each page, you have the option to "Edit" or "Delete" your choices.

How do I purchase more 'Assignment Credits'?

2 options are available:
1) Select the "My Account" header tab, and then select "History". This history page gives you a summary of remaining assignment credits, and a green text option to "purchase assignment credits."
2)Select the "My Stuff" header tab, then select "My Assignments." Click on the option link (in green text) to "purchase assignment credits."


Codes

How do I redeem a code?

Under the "My Stuff" header tab, select "Redeem a Code." Enter your access code in the white box and upon confirmation, assignment credits will automatically appear in your account.


Games

How do I know how long my video game is still available?

When logged in to your account, click on "My Games" and the video access expiration date will be identified next to game title. This information can also be found under "Account" header tab and by clicking on "History" for a summary of all licenses/games.


Classes

How do I create a new class?

Under the "My Classes" header tab, select "Create a New Class" on the right hand side of your screen. You will be walked-through steps to set up your classroom:

  • Name your class for easy reference / Write a brief description of your classroom (optional)
  • Choose what game(s) you want to use for this class
  • Add your students
  • Review your student list and verify 'assignment credits' used/remaining, and
  • Select "confirm" to get started
How do I delete a class?

Under the "My Stuff" header tab, select "My Classes", then select "Manage Class". On this "Managing Class" page, you will see 3 tab headers. Click on the "Edit" header tab. This page gives you the option to edit or "Delete Class".


Classes

How do I delete or change an assignment or assignment due date?

From the "My Assignments" page, you will see the game(s) listed and due date. The due date can be easily changed by clicking the calendar icon immediately to the right of the current due date. Select a new due date and it will automatically update your assignment page.

How do I add a new assignment?

Under the tab "My Stuff" header tab, select "My Assignments". This page gives you the option to "Add a New Assignment" and walks you through the process of setting it up by picking a class, picking a game, and picking a due date. Once complete, it will automatically show up in your "My Assignments".


Students

How do I add or delete a student from a class?

FROM AN EXISTING CLASSROOM
Once your classroom is set-up, a list will show you the students in that class, and icons at the bottom of your student list allow you to add, delete, or edit your student roster.
SETTING UP A NEW CLASSROOM
Under the "My Classes" header tab, select "Create a New Class" on the right hand side of your screen. After naming your class and choosing what game(s) you want to use for this class, the next step is to add your students. Choose "+Add New Student" and enter the first and last name for the first student. Continue until all your students for that class are added. At any time, you can select the red circle icon on the right hand side of each student's information to "delete" that student from your list. When your student list is complete, click "Next". Even after creating that new class, you can add or delete a student at any time by following the instructions above for adding or deleting "from an existing classroom."

Can I print out my roster of students/classes with usernames and passwords?

Yes. From the "My Stuff" header tab, select "My Classes." Select the classroom you would like to print out the student information. Once in that classroom, select "Check All" to select all students within that class, then click on the "Print" icon and click "ok" to print.

Can I export my roster of students/classes with usernames and passwords to a spreadsheet?

Yes. From the "My Stuff" header tab, select "My Classes." Pick the classroom you would like to export and click on the "Check All" button. Then click on the "Export" icon right below the student list (icon looks like a piece of paper with a green arrow pointing to the right). Select "save", choose file name and file destination and your information will be saved on your computer.


Account Settings

Can I change my password?

Yes, you can change your password anytime, but try to keep it as something that's easy to remember. Click on "Account" tab at the top of your page, then "Settings." This allows you to enter and save a new password for your account.

How do I log-out?

On the top of the page, click on "Account" header tab, then select "Log Out."



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Getting Started

How do I receive my username and password to get started?

Your teacher or administrator will provide this information to you.


Assignments

How do I view Assignments?

Click on "My Stuff" and then "My Assignments." This page shows you the Game title and summary, the percent completed, the assignment due date, and a green button titled "View Assignment." Click on "View Assignment," and the next portion of the assignment needing to be completed will be highlighted in green.

How do I begin my Assignment?

Click on the "My Stuff" header tab and select "My Assignments." Click on "View Assignment," and the next portion of the assignment needing to be completed will be highlighted in green. Select the next portion and get started.


Assessments

Once I complete my pre-assessment, can I go back and change my answers?

No. Once you have completed the pre-assessment and you click "Submit", your answers are saved. This also applies to your post-assessment results.

Can I replay the video game, even after I've completed my post-assessment?

Yes, you can replay the game as many times as you'd like. In fact, it is encouraged to replay the game multiple times, to demonstrate how your series of choices lead to many different outcomes.


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