Critical Web Reader Tutorials

Tutorial 1 – Introduction to CWR

Introduces the CWR tool and gives an overview of the features available in the teacher interface.

Tutorial 2 – Critical Web Reader Dashboard

Introduces the Critical Web Reader teacher dashboard page and related functionality.

Tutorial 3 – Administering Classes

Introduces the functionality used to administer classes in the Critical Web Reader. This includes class preferences such as the class message and picture, managing activities assigned to the class, re-setting student passwords, and accessing student work.

Tutorial 4 – Assessing Student Work

Introduces assessment features within the Critical Web Reader, including rubrics, providing feedback on student work, and use of the student engagement survey.

Tutorial 5 – Creating an Activity

Walks through the process of creating a new Critical Web Reader activity.

Tutorial 6 – Creating a Lens

Walks through the process of creating a new Critical Web Reader lens and lens rubric.

Tutorial 7 – Using Activities

Introduces the functionality related to Critical Web Reader activities, including viewing the list of available activities, and editing, copying, deleting, or reflecting on activities.

Tutorial 8 – Using Lenses

Introduces the functionality related to managing Lenses within the Critical Web Reader, including viewing a list of standard lenses and your own personal lenses, as well as the capability to edit, copy, delete, and share lenses with other teachers.

Tutorial 9 – Sharing Activities and Lenses

Walks through the process of sharing custom activities and lenses with other teachers within the CWR system.

High school student using CWR