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Is there any way to just download all the resources for a unit for the age group I want?
Every single time the site updates it gets prettier... but more frustrating to navigate. I just want a folder of the printouts for a whole unit on my computer so I can go week by week and prepare what I need, but now I apparently need to not only go into each lesson individually on the site but sort through every single resource in each lesson individually to figure out which ones I want before I can download them?
It's particularly frustrating that I can't open the individual resources before downloading them. As far as I can see, I now not only have to download a dozen separate files, rather than having the option to download one file and then sort through that week's materials (or better still, download an entire unit's worth of materials in one zipped file), but if I'm not sure what each one is or whether it's useful to me I have to download it, then open it, then decide if I want it, then sort everything into files, for every single piece of material within every single lesson. It increases my prep time immensely.
Edit: I also apparently can't download all the songs, or even view them all together anymore? I have to sort through every lesson to find the music files, and then download them separately.
Hello Emily and Jennifer,
Thank you for your feedback! I understand the convenience involved with being able to download all the files at once, however, we have many users that don't have fast/stable internet connections, which makes downloading all the resources at once difficult, if not impossible. For that reason, we have split out the downloads so that people are able to only download what they need, and in smaller pieces.
We have retained the older ABC Resources page here: https://myanswers.com/edu/resources/v1/, where you can still download the full lesson content in a .zip file. We are discussing ways to incorporate complete downloads into the new resources page (https://myanswers.com/edu/resources/), but I don't have anything definitive to share as of yet.
I would prefer that the video, powerpoint, and handout resources be separate downloads. Why download an 800 MB .zip just to use the powerpoint? Also, the videos could play from a stream service, in addition to the download option, for more flexibility.
it would be easier if we could preview and then choose what files we want to download in each individual lesson.
The video files listed in the middle school curriculum are not all available for download. For example, the "Kinds" video is still not there for Unit 2 Lesson 14, even though an answer to this same question from 3 months ago says it has been fixed
I have been unable to find the Six Days video referenced in the teachers guide, adult lesson 12. I have downloaded and unzipped the unit 12 resources, and it does not appear to be there.
I called in to get help because we do not use all of the lessons in the curriculum. I called in to get help because i have been having to set up classes and change dates in order to get to what I need. This is getting VERY time consuming. I called in and the person I spoke with emailed me a link to help me get to the lessons but i keep getting a 500 error message when I click on the lessons. I love the new format and expanded lessons in the 2nd generation curriculum but do not love the access to it. This digital format is definitely not as user friendly as before. Not loving it!
You can access the lesson resources outside of the ABC Digital access window here: https://myanswers.com/edu/resources/. Please note that you'll need to enter the access codes found in the teacher's guides. If you have lost any codes please let me know.
You can postpone your ABC Digital class lessons by going to your class schedule, clicking the more icon, and selecting "Reschedule lesson."
Beyond that, we will be expanding schedule customization options, but until then, please contact us for any schedule changes you need.
Hello, I am able to log into the resource download page, and I have entered the code that was emailed to me when I purchased. However I get the error that the code is invalid. Now, I am able to log into MyAnswers and see all of the classes, and I can view the resources within those classes. Specifically what I am looking for is the family devotion booklet.
I'm using the KJV curriculum. In Unit 8, I've noticed that the verse slides do not have the verses on them. Is there a reason for this? Is this what they are going to be like from now on?
Hi Micky, I heard back from our curriculum team and have a response for you!
"Starting with Unit 8 KJV and Unit 9 ESV, we do not include the verses in the PPT for Adult and High School. This was done because the upper grades generally read long passages and sometimes entire chapters, which makes the PPT tedious to create and to flip through during class. Also, our intention is that students will be bringing their own Bibles to class and get used to reading from their own Bibles, which negates the need for the verses on the PPT. We included the references so that can be displayed to help students find the passages, but then they can read from the text. This is also important because we often refer to context, which will not be available if students are reading from the slides, and ask questions that refer back to the passage.
Middle School is inconsistent, because we did not include verses in KJV Unit 8, but then decided to go ahead and include them in Unit 9 and forward. At some point, I’ll try to update that one for consistency.
The PPT files are entirely editable, so he can always copy the verses in himself if he needs them."
Please let me know if you have any more questions or issues!
The link to the next lesson is showing a server error on your part. I need this link functional to send to the parents of our Sunday School class members. Can you please help with this as soon as possible?
The link to the next lesson is showing a server error on your part - Server Error 500. I need this link functional to send to the parents of our Sunday School class members. Can you please help with this as soon as possible? I have been getting this server error message the past two days. Thanks, in advance!
It looks like your share link for Lesson 122 expired at noon on June 9, 2020. I just manually re-set it to expire next Monday.
Please note that, as stated, the share links only last a week, so if you generate them too far ahead of time they may expire before your class actually gets to the lesson. For that reason, I would recommend holding off on generating them until you are a week or less from your lesson date.
I just generated a custom share link for your next lesson (123):
If you have any more questions, issues, or need your schedule adjusted, please let me know!
Can I email or communicate with all my Coordinators at once from the digital dashboard?
Yes, you can send a group email at People -> Send Email: https://myanswers.com/vbs/manage/14414/send-email/
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