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Using Schoolbox with Flat for Education

Flat with Schoolbox

Using Schoolbox for your music courses? Flat for Education is the best solution to create any music notation activity in Schoolbox. Flat provides you seamless integration with Schoolbox: SSO (Single Sign-in), rostering and assignments with Flat.

On this help page you will discover how to:

If you need any help to configure or use Schoolbox with Flat for Education, please contact us at edu@flat.io.

Setup your Schoolbox Integration

It only takes a couple of seconds to set up Schoolbox for your Flat for Education account.

1) Go to your My Classes > Create a new class > Use another LMS with LTI and copy the Consumer Key and Shared Secret. Keep these details private, they will allow Schoolbox to access to your Flat for Education school account.

2) Open your Schoolbox instance, then go to your “Schoolbox Administration”, open the “LTI Providers” tab, and click on “+” to add a new provider:

3) Add a provider name (“Flat for Education”), paste the configuration XML URL (https://flat.io/lti/cartridge.xml), add the Consumer Key and Shared Secret obtained at the first step, and click on “Create provider”:

Add LTI provider in Schoolbox

That’s all, you can now use Flat for Education in Schoolbox.

Activities with Flat for Education in Schoolbox

To create a new activity using Flat for Education in your Schoolbox instance, open a Schoolbox class, add choose “+ Add components”. Go to the “Multimedia Tab and choose “Embed Learning Tool”.

Add Activity in Schoolbox Class

Then choose “Flat for Education” as component:

Select Flat for Education as component type

We advise you to rename the added component to reflect the name of your new activity. This name will also be displayed in your Flat for Education account:

Rename the component

The second step is to complete the configuration of your newly created Flat for Education assignment. Select the assignment type (New score, Template, Sharing Writing) and the different options, then click on Create at the bottom of the page to make the assignment available for your students. You can also check out dedicated guide for more details on the available options.

Complete assignment setup in Schoolbox

That’s all, your assignment is ready! As soon as your student open the assignment from this Schoolbox page, you will see their names listed on this assignment page, have access to their work and be able to give them live feedback.

Student view example

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