Portal Option Require Teachers to Use Standards' Mark Types for Assignment Scores (SBG Gradebooks Only)
To enter scores for assignments for the entire class, select Scores By Class from any of the dashboard views.
The class assignment description will display along the top of the form with all students enrolled listed to the left of the page. The Scores By Class page will open to the current assignment. Vertical and horizontal scroll bars are available.
A link is available on the student name list on the left side of the Scores by Class page. Clicking on the student name will navigate to the Scores by Student page.
To the right of the student name on the Scores By Class page is a Profile and Calendar icon for each student.
Clicking on the Profile icon next to a student will navigate to the Student Profile for that student.
Clicking on the Calendar icon next to a student will navigate to the Attendance page for that student.
If the Teacher Portal group is given Read permissions to the Contacts (CON) table, an additional Quick Contacts icon will display. Clicking on this icon will display a Quick Contact list for the student.
If the student has an Alias name populated, the alias will display below the student name in parentheses.
If the Gradebook Option Display Student ID below the Student Name is enabled, the Student ID will show under the Student Name in place of the Alias Name. Hovering over the Student ID will display hover text with the Student ID and Alias name if populated.
When clicking in a Score field for a student on the Scores By Class page, the row will highlight in blue. The blue highlighting will remain on the selected student until the user moves to the score field of another student or until the page is refreshed.
A checkmark will display to the left of the assignment date indicating that the assignment is marked as Grading Complete and also display in blue. When Grading Complete is not set the assignment box will display in dark blue.
More assignment information can be displayed by clicking the down arrow to the left of the assignment description. The following Assignment window will display with more information. The Edit link will open the Edit Assignment page. The Enter Scores link will open the Scores By Assignment page.
The Assignment window can be moved by clicking the mouse on the header and dragging to the desired location. Multiple Assignment windows can be opened at the same time. Click the mouse on the X in the upper right corner to close the Assignment window.
Entering Student Scores ↑
Click the mouse in the Assignment Score field for the student selected and enter a score. All changes to the page will be updated immediately.
If using Narrative Grades, a dropdown will be available in the score field. The dropdown will include the Narrative Marks, NA, TX values and also a blank.
The cursor will move down the assignment selected for each student displayed. There are additional navigation options below:
UP and DOWN Arrow Keys - moves up and down the page
ENTER - moves down the page
TAB Key - moves across assignments for student selected
SHIFT and TAB - moves backward across assignments
NOTE: Scores are not factored into the overall grade until the Assignment has been marked as Grading Complete or the Gradebook Option of “Apply Assignment Scores Immediately?” is on.
The Scores By Class page has different sort options. These Sort Options include by Student and Assignment options. To select a sort option, click the mouse on the Sorting by drop down menu
at the top left of the Scores By Class page.
A Sort Options menu will display. Select the appropriate Sort Options and then click the mouse on the Sort button to apply the selected sort order. Clicking on the Close button will close the Sort Options menu. The Scores By Class page will now display with the applied sort. The Sort will stay applied to the gradebook until changed by the user.
The Show Filters option on the top left of the Scores by Class page can be used to filter assignments by Categories or by Standards if applicable. Both the Categories and Standards filters can be used at the same time if desired. Click the mouse on the Show Filters option to display the following.
The Categories options will display the categories for existing assignments. Selecting a Category will filter the Scores by Class page to only assignments with the selected category. Below the Quiz/Test category is selected. Click the mouse on the Apply Filters button to continue.
The Scores by Class page will now only display assignments with the selected filtered categories. In the example below, only assignments with the category of Quiz/Test will display. The % and Mark will total only the filtered assignments.
If using Standards, the Standards filter option will display the standards linked to existing assignments. Selecting a standard or standards will filter the Scores by Class page to only assignments with the selected standards. Select the standards to filter and click the mouse on the Apply Filters button to continue.
The Scores by Class page will now only display assignments with the selected filtered standards. In the example below, only assignments with the selected standards will display. The % and Mark will total only the filtered assignments.
Filters Sets can be saved and will be available to select on the Filter Sets option. To save a filter, once the filter is selected, click the mouse on the Save As New Filter Set button and the following will display.
Enter the Filter Set Name and click the mouse on the OK button. The filter will now be available on the Filter Sets option dropdown. Click the mouse on the Apply button to limit the assignments to the selected saved filters. Click the mouse on Delete to delete the saved filter set.
The Show Filters option can be selected or deselected. When selected, the page will expand and in the upper left, the filter options will display. When de-selected, the upper left filter section will be hidden but the filters are still applied. Click the mouse on Clear Applied Filters to remove all filters.
The Scores By Class page has a Show Trend option. This option displays if the gradebook is a non-rubric gradebook and if the gradebook option Hide the Overall Percentage / Trend Analysis Score is not selected. If the Show Trend option is selected, a Trend column will display on the Scores by Class page. The trend icon will display in the Trend column for student if there are more than 10 applicable scores for assignments that are marked as Grading Complete.
Clicking on the Trend icon in the Trend column will bring up the Trend graph for the student.
The following is an example of a Trend graph.
The Scores By Class page has an Override Not Applicable Scores option. This option displays on Scores By Class for a gradebook that has the Filter Assignments by option set to Assignment Due Date under the Manage | Options area.
When selected, the override option will allow a score field that has a Not Applicable to be overwritten with a valid score for the student.
To override a Not Applicable score on the Scores By Class page, select the Override Not Applicable Scores option on the top left of the page and then click the mouse in the score field that has Not Applicable.
The score field will become editable. Enter a valid score for the student.
The new score will be updated and will display on Scores By Class, Scores By Assignment and Score By Student pages.
The Scores by Class page has a Show Formative/Summative Indicator. When the Show Formative/Summative Indicator option is enabled, the Scores by Class page will display an F for Formative or an S for Summative in the Assignment header as a visual indicator for which assignment is Formative or Summative.
When scores are entered for Rubric assignments, an Average (Avg) column will display in place of a percentage column.
Please see the Rubric Standards-Based Gradebook Calculation Explanation article for more information on how rubric grades are calculated.
Attendance Flags ↑
Attendance flags also display on the Scores by Class page. Blue triangles will display in the upper right corner of the score field if the student had an attendance code on either the Assigned Date or Due Date of the assignment. Moving the mouse over the blue square will display the absence information for the student.
The Scores by Class page has the ability to add a Status/Comment for a student. If no Status/Comment exists, the score cell will show with no indicator. To add a Status/Comment to a score cell for a student, hover the mouse over the top right of the score cell and a dark grey triangle will display.
Clicking on the dark grey triangle in a cell will display a pop up box for that student. A status can be selected and a comment can be added. When complete click the mouse on the Save button.
After a Status/Comment has been added and Saved the Score cell for that student will display a light orange colored triangle.
Hovering the mouse over the Status/Comment triangle will provide a pop up with the information for the student.
Category Colors ↑
If the gradebook categories have been assigned colors in the Manage Categories area, the colors will display on the Scores by Class page as a color strip at the top of the assignment column.
A Category legend will also display at the bottom of the Scores by Class page. When the legend is hovered over it will display a list of which color is associated with which category.
Portal Option Require Teachers to Use Standards' Mark Types for Assignment Scores (SBG Gradebooks Only) ↑
When the Portal Option Require Teachers to Use Standards' Mark Types for Assignment Scores (SBG Gradebook Only) is used the score fields on the Scores by Class page will change to drop-downs that align with appropriate mark values available to the teacher based on the assignment Due Date. Please see Standards - Applying Different Mark Types to Terms for more information.