These instructions describe how to set up Sapling Learning as an approved LTI Tool for use in your Moodle course, where LTI stands for Learning Tools Interoperability.
To begin, enter the course in your school's Moodle system and Turn editing on
Add an activity
"Add an activity or resource"
where you want the Sapling Learning link to be.
Choose "External Tool" and click "Add"
Click the "Show more..." link
Add tool details
- Fill in the Activity name, for example, "Sapling Learning Homework."
- For External tool type, select the plus sign (+) to enter the Tool settings.
Add tool settings
Fill in the Tool name
, Tool base URL
, Consumer key
, and Shared secret
. The Tool base URL must be gateway.mnv-tech.com
. Your Client Success Specialist will provide the rest.
In the Privacy
section, select Force SSL
, then click the Save
button at the bottom.
Select External tool type
Select the new tool from the External tool type
drop-down list and make sure the key/secret are removed here, otherwise you will get a 401 error due to invalid key/secret. Be sure to select New window
for the Launch container
Also make sure all three boxes in the Privacy
section are checked ( Share launcher's name with the tool
, Share launcher's email with the tool
, Accept grades from the tool
). Click Save and return to course
Send your class the instructions for student sign up
Sync grades (optional)
If desired, set up grade sync
within your Sapling Learning course.