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Guide for Teachers: How to set up and complete Kami assignments
Guide for Teachers: How to set up and complete Kami assignments
Learn how to get started and assign your first Kami assignment to your students if you don't use Google Classroom, Canvas, or Schoology.
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1. Set up your Kami to get started

Install the Kami extension:

πŸ“Œ Note: If your school or district has purchased a Kami license, this step might have already been taken care of by your tech administrator. You can skip this step if you already have the Kami extension installed in your browser.

  • Install the Kami for Google Chrome extension here.

  • If you use Microsoft, install the Kami for Edge extension here.

Sign up or log in to Kami:

  • To open Kami, click the extension from your browser, or head straight to

  • Sign up or log in using your school's email account, either With Google or With Microsoft.

  • If signing up, follow the prompts to create a profile and make sure to select Teacher as your role. This gives you the ability to add students to your teacher license.

2. Connect Kami to your Google Drive or OneDrive

If using Google Drive:

  • In Google Drive, right-click on the file and click Open with, then choose Annotate with Kami.

  • If Kami's not there, select Connect More Apps to search "Kami" to connect.

πŸ“Œ Note: If connecting Kami with Google Drive for the first time, Google will ask you for a list of permissions. This step is essential to allow seamless connection with Kami and Google apps.

If using OneDrive:

  • Log in to Kami and head to the Dashboard.

  • Select the folder in the top-right called Open File.

  • In the "Open file from" section, choose OneDrive to bring up the file picker.

  • Select a file you wish to open in Kami to complete the connection.

3. How to add students to your teacher license

If you have a Teacher Plan, the easiest way to get your students set up is to share your license key. This can be found under License Dashboard in your Kami Profile. Learn more about this here.

πŸ“Œ Note: If you have a Kami School or District Plan, only the License Administrator can add students through the license dashboard. Have a chat with your administrator if you or your students need full access to Kami.

4. How to create a Kami assignment

Creating and sharing a Kami assignment with your students is super easy. Watch the quick tutorial below on how to get started:

After you add students to your license, teach them how to get started, open, and submit their first Kami assignment using this Guide for Students

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