Learn Lumio

Getting started with Lumio

Learn the ins-and-outs of Lumio in five simple steps.

How do I get started?

Simply pick one tile from each tab below to try out, and you’ll be a pro in no time!
Come back and try new tiles when you’re ready for more.
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    1. Start

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    2. Enhance

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    3. Engage

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    4. Deliver

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    5. Share

Step 1

Start

Choose how to start building a lesson or resource.

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Combine existing resources

Combine PDFs, PPTs, Lumio lessons, and Google documents into interactive, student-centered lessons.

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Start with a video

Show your students the world. Watch videos without commercials.

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Start with a new page

Add new pages throughout your lesson to capture and illustrate new ideas.

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Add a ready-made graphic organizer or manipulative

Save time and frame classroom discussions with these ready-made resources that you can send to student devices.

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Step 2

Enhance

Add interactivity to enhance the lesson.

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Create an assessment

Assessment made easy! Knowing your students is now simpler than ever.

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Create a game-based activity

In less than five minutes, create a game-based activity students will love.

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Add a ready-made activity

Instantly add ready-made pages that activate prior knowledge and help students question and reflect.

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Add instructional audio

Add your voice to any page to personalize a lesson and guide students.

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Step 3

Engage

Engage students on their devices individually or in collaborative groups.

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Create an individual handout

Move from static to active with the click of a button. Create an interactive, individual handout.

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Create a collaborative workspace

Provide a Think Tank for student creation and real-time collaboration.

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Visualize math concepts with Desmos

The Desmos graphing calculator makes learning math concepts a visual and engaging experience.

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Explore with PhET interactive simulations

Quickly add engaging, interactive, research-based simulations to any Lumio lesson.

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Step 4

Deliver

Connect student devices and capture teachable moments as you deliver your lesson.

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Connect student devices

Use 'Teacher-Pacing' during whole-group instruction. Switch to 'Student-Pacing' when you want students to explore the lesson on their own.

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Add interactivity in Delivery mode

Capture a teachable moment, brainstorm, or work through more examples.

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Start a brainstorming session

Instantly capture student ideas, questions, and connections in one space.

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Enhance the student reading experience

Help students boost reading comprehension and increase fluency with Immersive Reader.

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Step 5

Share

Share the lessons you've created with students and colleagues.

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Share a lesson with teachers

Share individual lesson links with colleagues for easy collaboration.

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Share a lesson with students

Put interactive lessons, notes, and activities in your students' hands, in or out of class.

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Share and collaborate with colleagues

Easily share and collaborate using Shared Libraries.

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