How to create a teacher account

This page will show you how to create an individual teacher account and join your school. You need to register for an individual teacher account for data security and privacy reasons.

Once you have set up your teacher account you will then be able to add your classes and pupils. Click here to find out how you can add your classes and pupils

Select which option you would like to find out more about:

How to create a teacher account

Sumdog teacher signup page

Step 1

Sign up for your free teacher account here.

Type in your first and last name then click ‘Next’.

Sumdog teacher signup page with boxes for email and password

Step 2

Type in your email and add a secure password for your account. You can use your work or private email, although we recommend using your work email. If you forget your password you can request a new one here.

You will need to agree to Sumdog’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Make sure you read through and understand these policies, then tick the box to confirm. Please feel free to contact us if there’s anything you’re concerned about.

Click ‘Next’.

Step 3

A confirmation email will be sent to the address you registered. This must be verified within 14 days. If the account is not verified within 14 days the account will be deleted.

To confirm your account click on the link in the email or copy and paste the web address into your browser.

Step 4

Log into your account here. When you log into your account for the first time you will be prompted to search and request to link up with your school account.

Follow the instructions below to join your school account.

How to join your school account

These instructions explain how to join an existing school account. If you need to create a new school account, see further below for instructions.

Join school page with arrow to country

Step 1

Once you have set up your account and logged in, you will be asked to confirm your country. Scroll down to choose from the list of countries.

Step 2

Fill in your school details. A list of suggested schools will appear.
You may see the initials of teachers currently linked to that school to help you narrow down to the correct institution.

Once you have located the right school, click ‘Join’ to link yourself to that school.

If you can’t see your school listed, it’s possible a school account has not yet been created. Follow the instructions below for how to create a new school account.

Step 3

Completing your registration on the school account will require approval from an existing teacher at that school. Your request will show as pending on the Sumdog dashboard until this has been granted.

Any teacher linked to a school account is able to verify your request.

When a teacher logs in they will be presented with a screen showing them that a new teacher has submitted a verification request. They should click ‘I CAN HELP’ to complete the verification process.

Step 4

Once your request has been approved you will then be able to link students to your class through the Sumdog dashboard. More information on how to add your pupils to a class can be found here.

How to create a new school account

It is important to ensure that an existing account is not being duplicated when creating a new account. Follow the instructions above to ensure your school does not already have a Sumdog account.

These instructions explain how to create a new school account.

Join school page with arrow to country

Step 1

Once you have set up your account and logged in, you will be asked to confirm your country. Scroll down to choose from the list of countries.

List of schools with arrow pointing to create

Step 2

Fill in your school details. A list of suggested schools will appear.

If you can’t see your school listed, click the ‘Create’ button in the box entitled ‘Can’t see your school?’

Step 3

Fill in the relevant details of your school including address, zip code/postal code, timezone and operating times.

Set up logins for your students

Step 4

You will be taken to a setup page for classes and students. This is where you link the students you teach to your class. This is important for setting tasks and tracking progress properly through the Sumdog teacher tools.

Instructions for how to set up a class can be found here.

Need help?

Contact our support team at support@sumdog.com

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