Scheduling Lessons Tutorial

Learn how to schedule one or more lessons in your Teachworks account.

1. Add Lesson

To schedule a lesson you can either 1) Click Calendar in the navigation menu and then click the Add Lesson option, 2) Click a date on the calendar, or 3) Select a timeslot on the Week or Day view of the calendar.

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2. Select Students

You can select students in the student field, or you can leave this blank if you want to add students later.

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3. Lesson Title

If you select a single student, the student's name will be set as the title by default, but you can change this to anything. The title is displayed on the event on the calendar.

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4. Description

If you want to enter a description, check the Description box and a text box will appear.

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5. Select Teacher & Service

Select a teacher and service. If you've set default services on the student's profile or if the student has purchased a package of lessons, these services will be grouped under the appropriate heading.

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6. Set Location & Limit

Select the location for the lesson. If the lesson is open to more than one student, you can enter a limit. Leave the limit field blank for no limit.

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7. Start & End

Select the start and end date and times for the lesson.

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8. Repeat Settings

You can schedule repeating lessons by checking the "Repeat" box.

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A window opens up with the repeat settings and includes a wide range of options such as repeating by day, week or month, spacing between lessons and ending on a specific date or after a specific number of lessons.

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The repeat settings will be displayed next to the checkbox.

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9. Check for Conflicts

Click the "Check Conflicts" button to find any availability, appointment or location conflicts for the scheduled lessons.

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Any conflicts found will be displayed in a window. You can either make the necessary changes to the lesson or schedule the lesson and make changes later.

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10. Schedule the Lessons

Click the Submit button to schedule the lessons.

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For instructions on all Teachworks features, refer to the Teachworks Knowledge Base.