Help Articles

Articles on how to use Simbi (read.simbi.io).

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25 articles in this collection
Written by Alex Gillis, Arienne Stevenson, and Janessa Ferrell

Getting Started with Simbi

The Quick Start Guide for Educators
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Written by Arienne Stevenson
Updated over a week ago

Earning Volunteer Hours with Simbi & Simbi Foundation

How do I volunteer using the Simbi reading platform?
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Written by Alex Gillis
Updated over a week ago

Add Student Class List with CSV Upload

Looking for a way to create multiple student accounts using a CSV file?
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Written by Janessa Ferrell
Updated this week

Timing Shown on Group Leaderboards

Why doesn’t my volunteer time match the narration time on the group leaderboard?
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Written by Alex Gillis
Updated over a week ago

Group Leaderboards

What are group leaderboards and how do they work?
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Written by Arienne Stevenson
Updated over a week ago

Recording Issues

What to do if my narrations sound distorted?
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Written by Arienne Stevenson
Updated over a week ago

Signing on with Google or Microsoft single sign-on

How can I sign into Simbi using my existing Google or Microsoft account?
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Written by Arienne Stevenson
Updated over a week ago

Account Settings

How can I change my account settings, avatar, name, password, email, and notification preferences?
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Written by Arienne Stevenson
Updated over a week ago

Tips to Help Struggling Readers

4 practical ways to help struggling readers with Simbi: Read Along, Narrate, Digital Highlighter, Text Settings
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Written by Arienne Stevenson
Updated over a week ago

Check and Re-record Narrations

How can I double check the quality of my narrations, and re-record if necessary?
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Written by Arienne Stevenson
Updated over a week ago

Checking Student Reading Level

Can I use Simbi to determine if my students' are meeting grade level expectations?
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Written by Arienne Stevenson
Updated over a week ago

Schedule a time to speak with a Simbi team member for a 1-on-1

Have a complex question? Looking to speak with a Simbi team member?
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Written by Alex Gillis
Updated over a week ago

Edit Learner Accounts

How can I edit the information that a student or educator added to a student account?
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Written by Arienne Stevenson
Updated over a week ago

Set Up My Class on Simbi

Learn how to get your class set up on Simbi
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Written by Arienne Stevenson
Updated over a week ago

Microphone Permissions

How do I set up recording with microphone permissions?
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Written by Arienne Stevenson
Updated over a week ago

Library Filters

How can I use filters to select library books?
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Written by Arienne Stevenson
Updated over a week ago

Narrate

What is the Narrate feature and how does it work?
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Written by Arienne Stevenson
Updated over a week ago

Educator Resources

Where can I find tips and ideas for using Simbi in my classroom?
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Written by Arienne Stevenson
Updated over a week ago

Assignments

How do I send reading assignments to my group members? How do I complete an assignment I received?
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Written by Arienne Stevenson
Updated over a week ago

Transfer Students to New Class or Group

How can I transfer a student with an existing Simbi account to my new class or group?
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Written by Arienne Stevenson
Updated over a week ago

Groups

How do I create groups and add participants? How do I manage or delete my groups?
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Written by Alex Gillis
Updated over a week ago

TellMe

How can I use TellMe voice recordings to assess my students' understanding?
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Written by Arienne Stevenson
Updated over a week ago

Journey

What's the Simbi Reading Journey?
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Written by Alex Gillis
Updated over a week ago

Earning Points (Simbi Stars)

What are Simbi Stars, and how do I earn them?
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Written by Alex Gillis
Updated over a week ago

Read Along

What is Read Along, and how does it work?
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Written by Alex Gillis
Updated over a week ago