Get Started with myON (Students)
The guides and tips below help students and families get reading in myON.
Students follow these steps to log in and start using myON:
- Go to https://www.myon.co.uk/.
- Select myON Login.
- Start typing your school name and select it from the drop-down list.
- Enter your user name, then your password. Select Sign In.
Note: Each student has a unique user name. Ask your teacher if you need help. Passwords are case-sensitive.
- The first time you log in, the Interest Inventory will open.
For each category on the page, choose the face that shows how interested you are in that category. When you finish, select Save at the top or bottom of the page.
For each category on the page, choose the circle that shows how interested you are in books in that category. The circle farthest to the left shows the least interest; the circle farthest to the right shows the most interest. When you finish, select Save at the top or bottom of the page.
Finding Books in the Library
Select Library at the top of the myON window to start looking for books.
Select Recommended to see books that are recommended to you based on your year and your Interest Inventory. (Your Star score is also used if it is available.)
You will see a few book ideas at the top of the page. The book shown will change after a few seconds, but you can also use the arrows to see the next or last book.
You will also see many categories of recommended books, including books in your ZPD (your reading range), top picks, special collections, books popular with students in your year and books about the topics you chose as interesting to you. Choose the arrow in a row to see more books.
You can select the drop-down list in the last "Because I Like" group of recommended books to choose a different category.
If you want to change the interests you chose, select Edit your interests above the recommended books.
To see more information about a book, select the book cover. To open the book and start reading it, select the button. To see information about the book, select the button. To add the book to your favourites, select the button. To take an Accelerated Reader Quiz (if one is available), select the button.
If you click the button, a window with information about the book will open.
Next to each piece of information on the right, you can click to see more books like this one. For example, you could find more books from the same book series by clicking the icon next to the Book Series name.
To see more information about the book, click . You can see the author, the audio length, the ATOS book level, the AR quiz number and the copyright date.
To see book reviews, click .
Select Browse to choose books by category.
Choose one of the categories to see books in that category. If you would like to see the books in a subcategory, select it.
You will see the books in the category or subcategory. If you select the (filter) icon, you can also choose whether to see only fiction books, only non-fiction or only graphic novels.
Usually the books that you find look like this:
If you want to see more information about the books, select the List button above the books. You will see a description of each book, its ATOS book level, the years and how long the audio is. If you want to go back to seeing just the book covers, select the Grid button.
Favourites & Bundles
Favourites & Bundles shows the books that you added using the icon in a list of books, the button when viewing a book's information or the button when reading a book. It is a good place to save books that you are interested in reading.
Select Search to look for books by title, author or other book information. You can also choose to find books that are fiction or nonfiction, books with certain book or reading levels, books for your year group or types of stories. For more information, see Using Filters When Searching.
Seeing Your Progress
A dashboard shows students goals and how many minutes they have read this week and month, how many books they have finished, and how many pages they have read. For more information, see Student Dashboard and Targets.
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Student Profile Report (Student Access)
Students and parents can print a profile report to see a visual snapshot of their personalised reading activity. See Student Profile Report (Student Access).
Get myON apps for iPad, Android, Kindle and Chrome apps.
Students have access to literacy tools such as highlighter, brush and sticky notes.
Book Annotations (Early Years)
Book Annotations (Middle Years)
Book Annotations (Upper Years)