Getting Started

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How to Create a Problem Set

  1. Personalize by selecting the grade levels you work with and your role
  2. Select “new problem set”
  3. Follow the prompts to customize the math palettes available for students
  4. Name your problem set by selecting the “edit” button to the right of the set title.

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Next section: How to Add a problem

How to Add, Edit, and Delete Problems

Instructions for Mouse/Trackpad Users

How to Add a Problem

  1. To add a problem, select “Add a Problem”
  2. Enter the equation for the problem.
  3. In the next field, add the problem instructions/title.
  4. Select “Add Problem” to save your problem to the set
  5. Repeat steps 5-8 to add more problems
  6. Select “Done” when you have finished adding problems to the set.

How to Edit a Problem

  1. Select the “edit” icon on the problem you wish to edit
  2. Make your desired changes in the equation or title field
  3. Select “update problem”.

How to Rearrange Problems in a Set

  1. Click and hold on a problem and drag to re-order. Changes are automatically saved.

How to Delete a Problem

  1. Select the “trash” icon by the problem you wish to remove
  2. Select “yes” to confirm you want to delete it or “cancel” if you changed your mind.

Instructions for keyboard users coming soon!

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How to Collect and View Student Work

How Students Turn in Their Work:

  1. If you’re using Google Classroom or Microsoft Teams, students select the corresponding button when they are finished with the problem set. This submits a link to their work under their name in your platform of choice.
  2. If you are using another LMS or other tool for turning in assignments, students will select “share permalink” and copy their unique link. Students will then send you their problem set link however you specified.

How to View Student Work:

  1. Select the student’s problem set link
  2. Select a problem to view the student’s work
  3. Select “all problems” button at the top left of your screen to view a different problem

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How to Assign a Set With an LMS (learning management system)

You can assign problem sets directly to Google Classroom and Microsoft Teams through our built in integration.

  1. Finish creating your problem set
  2. Click the LMS button you want to assign to
  3. Follow the prompts in the new window that will pop up

LMS Integrated:

  • Google Classroom
  • Microsoft Teams
  • Canvas (coming soon)
  • Blackboard (coming soon)

Do you need integration with another LMS?  let us know at

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How to Assign a Set Without an LMS (learning management system)

You can use Mathshare without an LMS.  

  1. Finish creating the problem set
  2. Click the “share my answers” button in the upper right corner of the problem set page
  3. Copy the link and give it to your students and they will be able to view and complete the problem set

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