How do I use Notebooks?

Notebooks include a comprehensive set of tools and functionalities designed to give teachers and students a more consistent, seamless, and integrated experience. 

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How do I edit a Notebook?

You may need to edit a Notebook in order to make changes to your curriculum. If you open up a Notebook and only have "Viewing" access (visible in the upper right), please follow these steps. 

To edit a Project/Math Unit Notebook:

  1. Open up a Notebook you want to edit
  2. Click View Only in the upper right
  3. Select Editing
  4. Click Continue Editing
  5. Click Go to Copied Notebook

Note: if the Notebook is already assigned to students, you will need to unassign and reassign the Checkpoint or Activity in order for students to see the updated content. Learn more about assigning projects.  

How do I access edit history?

  1. Click on the Edit History icon in the upper right
  2. Switch to previous versions by clicking the timestamp along the right-hand side
  3. See new changes between versions
  4. Click Restore Version to restore a version of a Notebook
  5. Click on Current Version in the upper left
  6. You or your student can now see the version you have restored

How do I demo a Notebook?

A Demo Notebook allows you to quickly go over a template to your class without showing real student work.

To use your Demo Notebook:

  1. Open up a Notebook from the Project Overview page
  2. Click View Only in the upper right
  3. Select Demo Notebook

Note: Selecting "Update Demo Notebook" will overwrite any content currently in your Demo Notebook. You can always see previous versions of your Demo Notebook using Edit History. To preserve a running log of Demo templates, please manually copy and paste the content of the template into your Demo Notebook at

How do I print a Notebook?

  1. You can anticipate how your Notebook will print by looking at the page break numbers alongside the border of the page
  2. Click the Print icon in the upper right corner  to print 
  3. Click Print in your browser print window. You can also use this time to change the layout, adjust margins, or download the Notebook as a PDF

Note: If your Notebook preview appears cut off, please try switching the print Layout to Landscape.print4.png

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