Get started for students

Part A. Create an account

Step 1: Create an NFB account

Welcome to Ocean School!

Go to https://oceanschool.nfb.ca/welcome

You will see a video tour of Ocean School.

At the end of the video, you will create an NFB account.

Type in your email address.

We suggest that you use the same email that you use to contact your teacher.

Set your password, then click Sign up.

Step 2: Confirm your registration

Once you’ve created an NFB account, a confirmation email will be sent to you. This can take a few minutes.

Click on the link provided in the email to complete your registration. Please check your junk mail folder if this email does not appear in your inbox.

Step 3: Bookmark your Class URL

Your teacher will share a Class URL with you.

Go to your class URL.

Bookmark this URL and use it every time you use Ocean School for class.

Let your teacher know when you’re ready to move on to the next part.

Part B. Create a crew

Ocean School is designed for you to work in small groups called crews.

Crew members navigate Ocean School and unlock media together.

You must create a crew the first time you log in.

Make sure all of your crew members are together when you create your crew because you need to link your accounts.

Working alone? You can have a one-person crew.

Step 1

Choose one member of your group to create your crew on Ocean School.

That person will do Step 2 and Step 3.

Here's an example of a crew.

Step 2

Go to your Class URL. If you’re not sure what it is, ask your teacher.

The Ocean School page will open.

Step 3

Click Get Started.

Enter a Crew name in the Create a Crew box, then click Keep Going

Click Add a member.

Log in to Ocean School.

For the Username, use the email address that you used to create your NFB account.

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Step 4

Now the rest of your group members need to log in on the same device.

Click Add a member to add the next person.

When all of your crew members have logged in, click Keep Going.


Step 5

Work together to create a flag.

Now you're ready to get started!

You can continue to explore Ocean School together on one device or log into multiple devices.

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