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To register follow the directions below.
Then click the links above for more information about ALEX

Welcome to the Alabama Learning Exchange (ALEX) tutorial!

This tutorial allows you to learn how to use ALEX, an information portal that provides insightful information such as lesson plans and opportunities for professional development. We hope that this tutorial will help you to use ALEX to its fullest extent.

Download the entire ALEX tutorial as a PDF file (1 MB). Requires the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.

An ALEX login allows you to have your own personal workspace and to create lesson plans.

Here is the procedure for registration.

1. Direct your browser to http://alex.state.al.us.

2. Click on the "Login" button. Completing this action will direct your browser to another screen where you will see this:

Login Page

3. Click on the "Create New Account" link. After this action, you will see fields that look like this:


4. Fill in the fields. After completing the fields, click on the "Create Account" button. You will see a dialogue box like this:

5. To immediately activate your account you must be able to check your email account after you have created your username and password.

Check the inbox of the email address that you used to register.
You will receive a confirmation email that will instruct you to click on a link that will activate and update your account. You will not be able to login until you do so. Click the link provided in the email message. The following screen will appear:



To select your school system, click the drop down arrow to make your selection. Once you have chosen your system, another field will appear. Again, click the drop down arrow to select your particular school. Once you have completed these two actions, click the "Update Account" button.

6. This message will appear:



You are officially registered! At this point, you can click on the "Home" link located on the left side of your screen. You can use all of the features offered by ALEX. You can also click on the ALEX title image on any page and it will return you to ALEX's home page.


Once you have logged in, please click on "Personal Workspace". This is where your personal lesson plans and bookmarks are stored and lesson plans are created.




Now, click on the links at the top of this page to learn more about ALEX!



Notice that when you login, the word "login" changes to "logout" indicating that you are logged in.

Please make sure that you logout at the end of your work session if you are using a computer that is accessed by other people.