Creating a waffle shortcut for Teacher Dashboard

Created: 09/09/2015

You can now either add Teacher Dashboard to every user's waffle, across the whole tenant, or you can do it on a per user basis.

Add app tile for all users

As the tenant administrator, click on the waffle in the top left corner and the go to the Admin menu.
admin menu

Select 'COMPANY PROFILE' from the left menu and then select Custom tiles.

From here you can click on the + icon and fill out the popup form with the below recommended details:

  • Tile name: Teacher Dashboard
  • URL: https://teacherdashboard365.com
  • Description: Teacher Dashboard [or what ever description you want to add]
  • Image URL: http://www.teacherdashboard365.com/TDWaffleIcon.png
popup form
Click on Submit.

The application will now display on every users Waffle menu.

Add an app tile on a per user basis

As the tenant administrator, click on the waffle in the top left corner and the go to the Admin menu.
admin menu.
Under Admin, click on Azure AD

Once in Microsoft Azure, under all items, click on the name of your directory and click on 'APPLICATIONS'. This will take to you a list of all of the applications that have been installed on your Office365 tenant. From here you can click on the Teacher Dashboard App and then go to 'USERS'.
Azure Users Assign Page

For each user that you want to see the Teacher Dashboard app, click on their name and then click on 'ASSIGN' at the bottom of the page.

At the time of writing, it is unclear if you can bulk select users to assign permissions to more than one user at a time