How do I Create and Search Community Groups?

Groups are a feature avaliable inside the "Community".

 

Learn how to create groups via video: "How do I create and search Community Groups"

 

 

From the homepage click the "Menu" icon.

 

 

From this menu click "Community".

 

 

Click on the "My Community" tab.

 

 

From  "My Community" one can:

  1. Create a Community Group
  2. Search a Community Group

 

 

 

Create a Community Group

 

Within the "My Community" tab, click on the "Crate group" icon.

 

 

In this window fill out the information completely.

Click "OK".

 

 

 

Search Community Groups

 

Within the "My Community" tab, click the "Discover Groups" button.

 

 

Search by "Subject" and/or "Grade Level".

 

 

 

Choose a group to explore

 

Click on a group. Get a reference number to share this group with a colleague. Bookmark this group. It will show up in the "Dashboard" tab.

There are 4 tabs on each group page:

  • Overview
  • Conversations
  • Members
  • Files

 

 

 

Conversations

 

Use this location within a group to share, discuss or ask questions with other members of the group.

 

 

 

Members

 

This location with the group shows the other members. Click on them to explore or bookmark their profile.

 

 

 

Files

 

Create files and folders to upload resources for sharing.

 

 

Echo is constantly being improved based on the feedback from users and we strive to keep our documentation up to date.  If this document doesn’t match what you are seeing in Echo, please let us know.

 

 

 

 

Documentation for Prior Interface

Groups are a feature available inside The Community Tool

Want to learn by video? Watch: How do I create and search Community Groups

Click on The Community Tool on your left menu.

On this page you can:

  • Create a Community Group
  • Search a Community Group
  • Bookmark a Community Group

Create a Community Group

Click on the Create Community Group button.

Completely fill out the information on this page, be sure to include Keywords and a strong description.

Click OK at the bottom of the page

This group will now show up in your Community Groups I am a Member of on your Dashboard.

Create a Community Group

Search Community Groups

Click the Search Community Groups button on your Dashboard.

You can search by Subject and Grade Level

Search Community Groups

Choose a group to explore

You can get a reference number to share this group with a colleague as well as bookmark this group so it is right on your Dashboard.

There are 4 tabs on a group page:

  • Overview
  • Conversations
  • Members
  • Files
Choose a group to explore

Conversations

This is a threaded discussion board

Conversations

Members

See other members profile pictures and click on them to be taken to their profile page.

Members

You can create files and folders to upload resources for sharing.

Note:  At this time we do not have notifications for groups....it is on the Echo Road Map! Stay Tuned

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