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Teachers - Getting Started with Scrible (with Office 365)

Signing in

We offer a number of ways to sign into accounts.  We recommend using our Office 365 Single Sign On option.  Having you and your students sign in using this will avoid having to remember a separate password for Scrible and needing to receive external emails with a password reset link. 

Teachers in one of our Edu Pro Plans will need to setup classes in Scrible, either manually or we have the ability to sync roster information from Microsoft if you are using their School Data Sync service.  Note that roster sync requires prior approval from your Office 365 administrator.  For teachers with our Edu Pro Teacher Plan (and certain other group plans), once students are in your class, they'll automatically get the upgrade to Scrible Edu Pro.


Installing Scrible Tools

To use Scrible, you and your students will need to install the Scrible Toolbar Chrome extension or Microsoft Edge Extension.  This is how you bring research from the web into your Scrible libraries and get the Toolbar to annotate it.

You and your students should also install our Scrible Writer Word Add-in.  This is what allows you to manage your bibliography in the document, review your research, and incorporate annotations as cited quotes.

Learning More

Please see this blog post about our guides and in app tours to help get started with Scrible.  


Getting Help

If you have any questions or run into any issues, the fastest way to get help is through our Help page or by emailing (for instance if you have a screenshot of a problem you want to send in).  


A few notes for fastest support 

·  If you're having trouble with the Toolbar, please click the Megaphone icon () near the right end.  This will open up the help form and it includes extra logging information from the Toolbar in the report which may help us determine what caused the problem.

·  If your students can't receive external emails and they submit support requests, please have them include a teacher email address we can reply to.  

·  If teachers are submitting a request on behalf of a student, please ask them to include the student's email address to aid us in finding the correct account when researching the issue.


Roster Syncing

If your school uses the Microsoft Education roster syncing service, you can let Scrible sync rosters directly from Microsoft Education.  To enable this, head to your Classroom page in Scrible and click the "Sync classes" button.  Choose "Office 365 Education" from the list and follow the steps to grant Scrible permission to retrieve your class rosters.  NOTE: To sync roster information, Scrible will also need to be approved by your Microsoft admin if they haven't already done so.  Once both approvals are made, Scrible will sync a list of your classes from Microsoft.  You can then enable syncing of rosters for the specific classes you wish to use in Scrible.  Class rosters will be periodically synced automatically, but if you have made changes in Google Classroom you need to pick up before that, just click the "Update" button on that class to immediately sync those.