December Teach Challenge: FAQs

What if I miss a deadline?

No problem - you can catch up to the next milestone and still be eligible to complete the challenge if you do the following by January 7th at 11:59pm EST: a) publish your class, b) create a class project in Teaching A Great Skillshare Class that has, at minimum, a class topic, c) leave at least 1 piece of feedback on a peer's project in the November Teach Challenge, d) start your Class Draft e) create a Class Outline and post it in your class project, f) Create an Intro Video and post it in your class project.

Additionally, you must make do the following by February 1st, 2017: a) make at least 1 referral to Premium Membership, b) get 10 Premium Enrollments c) get 75% positive reviews with a minimum of 4 reviews.

Please note, to be eligible for the bonus the required referral cannot already be a teacher on Skillshare.


How do I start my class draft?

Head to and click “Start a Class.” Your class creator is where you’ll upload all of your class content and videos before publishing your class. Although you should feel free to use your class creator as a private working space as you plan out your class, this space is only visible to you and the Skillshare team.


How do I create a project in the Teach Challenge?

Head to the Teach an Amazing Skillshare Class. Then, start your class project in Teach an Amazing Skillshare Class project gallery. Follow this quick visual tutorial for some extra guidance.


How do I share my intro video in the Teach Challenge? 

 Upload your intro or sample video to YouTube or Vimeo and share the URL in your class project. Don't have a YouTube account? Head here and click "Upload" in the top right hand corner. 


Do I have to live in the USA to participate?

You can teach a Skillshare class from anywhere in the world!


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