When you use the Resource Builder or Lesson Builder tool in the Resource Bank to create an educational resource, you are able to import materials that you had previously created in Word from OneDrive. OneDrive is a free web-based application in which documents can be created, edited and stored online.

We recommend using the OneDrive Import feature rather than adding a URL link to your OneDrive within a resource for a few different reasons:

  • This feature makes it easy for educators to share resources they've built in Word in a remixable format, with the added value of the platform's powerful version tracking.
  • You needn't worry about the permissions associated with your Word Document

Note: You must have a Windows account to import documents from OneDrive.

Import your Word Document

Once you have started building a resource, you can import a Word document from OneDrive.

  1. If you already have content in your resource you would like to keep, click the Add New Unit link, to the left of the editing window. If you do not click the Add New Unit link, the import will overwrite your existing content. You will not be able to use the "Undo" button to revert this change. If you are starting from a blank document, there is no need to click the Add New Unit link.
  2. Click the Import OneDrive Word Document link.
  3. Click the Allow button to allow the Resource Bank to retrieve documents from your OneDrive account. The Resource Bank cannot access all of your documents - you specify only the ones that you allow the Resource Bank to import.

a. Scroll through the list to find the document you would like to import to the Resource Bank.

b. Click to select the document.

c. Click the Select button.

The content of your document is imported into the text field where you can edit the resource directly in the Resource or Lesson Builder tool. Once you are satisfied with your imported document, the next step is to describe and publish your resource.  

Note: Only importing Word Documents is supported at this time.