What is the Student Lesson Journal? How do I use it?

Your Student Lesson Journal is a place where you can easily access any notes or lesson materials you and your teacher shared during your lesson, as well as videos your teacher recorded during your one-on-one lessons.  The Journal was designed for:

  • Music students who want to review their performance, track their progress, or just document sweet riffs;
  • Language students who want to look back at their lessons during review sessions, or practice copying their teacher's perfect pronunciation;
  • Computer skills students who want to review the steps their teacher went through on programs like Photoshop, ProTools, or Dreamweaver;
  • Any other students who like to keep track of their improvements as they study!

Access your Student Lesson Journal on a Computer

From the Journal in your Student Account, you can view:  

  • Videos of your private online lessons that your teacher recorded for you (with your permission)
  • Text shared in the chat during group classes or private online lessons.
  • Files shared by your TakeLessons live, or private online teacher during your group classes or private lessons.
  1. Log in to your TakeLessons student account

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  1. Click Journal in the header of your account. Every lesson you have ever taken will be listed in your Journal, with the most-recent lesson at the top.

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  • Any videos your teacher recorded of your lessons will be displayed within each lesson's entry in the Journal. To play a recording in your browser, just click the Play button over that video!
  • Any files your teacher shared during a lesson will be displayed below the videos for that lesson. Click on any file to download it at any time.

Access your Student Lesson Journal from a mobile device

From the Journal in the TakeLessons Live App, you can view:  

  • Videos of your private online lessons that your teacher recorded for you
  • Text shared in the chat during group classes or private online lessons.
  • Files shared by your TakeLessons live, or private online, teacher during your group classes or private lessons.
  1. Log into your student account using the TakeLessons Live App for iPhone and iPad or the TakeLessons Live App for Android

  2. Tap the Journal tab.

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  1. Tap the + Symbol next to a lesson to view the Journal Entries for that class. Any videos your teacher recorded of your lessons, or files that were shared, can be found here.

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  1. To view a lesson recording, just tap the Play button over that video.
  • Any files your teacher shared during a lesson will be displayed below the videos for that lesson. Tap on any file to view it.
  • Tap on the Chat log to view any written content shared during your class.

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Learn More

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