How do I share Resources?

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Share Personal Resources

You may choose to share your Resource Collections (excluding Home) with other educators or connected users by clicking Share located between Add Resources and Options.

Share a resource collection

To share a collection, follow these steps:

  1. Click Resources.
  2. Click a collection you’d like to share or, create a new collection.
  3. Click Share.
  4. Select all users you’d like to share with and click Add People. You may need to select a different building in order to locate other users.
  5. Deselect any users to remove people if desired.
  6. Click Save Changes to complete.
Note: Resources within the Home collection cannot be shared. Create a new collection in order to share resources.

After you’ve added people, you can adjust permissions or remove members at any time. To set permissions or remove members, follow these directions:

  1. Click Resources.
  2. Click a collection you’d like to modify.
  3. Click Sharing.
  4. Select Permissions to adjust permissions:
    • Use the drop-down menu next to a user to adjust permissions to View Only or Can Edit
    • Click X to remove users from accessing the collection.
  5. Click Save Changes to complete.

Add a Collection

To add a collection, follow these steps:

Adding a Collection

  1. Select Resources from the top.  
  2. Click Add Collection (the grey box with a green and white plus sign).
  3. Title your new collection.
  4. Click Create to finish.

Who can I share with?

You can share resources with faculty (teachers and administrators) at your school or organization, or with users with whom you're connected.

Share Resources Publicly

You can also share any of your personal Resources with the Schoology Community in Public Resources.

Share a resource publicly to the Schoology Community

To make your Resources public, follow these steps:

  1. Click Resources along the top of the page.
  2. Click the bookshelf icon to the right of the item you would like to make public to share in public resources.
  3. Fill out the pop-up form to provide information to Schoology users who may be looking for your research.
    (Title, Info, Grade Level, Resource Type, and Tags can be filtered during a search by other educators).
  4. Choose a Subject.
  5. Select Make Public to complete.
Note: Tests/Quizzes cannot be publicly shared. Instead, you can share test/quiz questions by creating and sharing a Question Bank.

Once an item has been made public, you will see a globe icon below the Resource name in your personal collection:

public resource icon

If you make a change to the item in your Personal resources - for example, updating the title or description fields - you will be prompted to update this change in the Public version as well. 

 1. Click Update Public Version.Update Public Version link

 Confirm update public version resource

2. Click Update so that the changes made to your personal version are updated in the public version of the resource as well.

Share Group Resources

To share resources with a large number of people, such as all instructors in your grade level, we recommend using Group Resources. The Group Resources area displays a list of all groups to which you belong, as well as your School Resources. If you’re not yet a member of any groups, you can create a group.

To Add Resources to a group, follow these steps:

Adding resources to a group

  1. Click Resources.
  2. Click Group in the left menu.
  3. Choose the group to which you'd like to add resources.
  4. Click Add Resources at the top, center of the page.
  5. Select the type of resource you would like to add:
    • Folder
    • Assignment template
    • Test/Quiz template (Enterprise only)
    • Assessment template
    • Item Bank
    • File
    • Link
    • Discussion template
    • Page
    • External Tool
    • Package – SCORM (Enterprise only), Web Content
    • Rubric
    • Badge
    • Add Question Bank

For more information about Resources, read our article dedicated to the Resource Center.

 


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