Here is a FREE step-by-step multimedia guide to setting up your own TeachersPayTeachers.com store and uploading your first free product. This guide follows TPT's Copyright Faq recommendation to apply Creative Commons licenses to your work. CC licenses protect your copyright, gives you credit, AND lets other use your work beyond Fair Use limitations. Learn how to share your work with more people online and make it open for others to re-use, re-mix, and pass it on to others!
Just click on the icons in each step to watch the videos OR read the PDF files.
Before you begin any steps, please watch the Introduction video at the top near the title to understand the process. Or, watch the introduction video HERE!
Don't have a TPT account? Go directly to the materials here: Sharing OPEN Resources on TeachersPayTeachers - Upload Your First FREE Product
After following these instructions, you will walk away with some technology skills, an online store, and a free product to share (TeachersPayTeachers requires your first product to be FREE). There is also a tutorial on how to make your own thumbnail or preview image. In the future, you may also earn extra income through your online store.
I will walk you through registering for a TeachersPayTeachers and OneDrive account, designing a thumbnail for your product page, taking screenshots, making and applying a Creative Commons license, zipping a file, and uploading a resource online.
In these instructions, you have 2 choices.
Follow ALL steps
if you want to make these little preview images called thumbnails for your product page.
If you don’t care what image shows up on your product page, and you just want to register for an account and upload a resource, then follow the BLUE steps
1. Internet connection
2. Basic web browsing and word processing skills
3. Email account
4. Resource to openly share on online
5. Slide presentation experience
If you plan on following every step and making a thumbnail, it is recommended that you have experience making a slide presentation.
Recommended Operating Systems:
- Windows 7 or older
- Mac OSX
All the tools that we’ll use are free and online.
CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
Sharing OPEN Resources on TeachersPayTeachers
by Thanh Tran
is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License
Based on a work at http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/The-Lost-Teacher