Teachers have a Gradebook and Quick Grade in the Grade section. The Gradebook is a quick way for a teacher to see all scores or coins for a week for the entire class. The Quick Grade page is where a teacher can quickly grade all questions that require grading by a teacher.
From your Studies Weekly Online account and within the desired Classroom Card, click the Grade button.
After Grade is clicked, the classroom navigation bar is collapsed to optimize screen space. To reopen the navigation bar click the 3 lines next to the name of the report at the top of the page.
The Gradebook is a convenient place for teachers to see all student scores or coins earned all in one place. To access the Gradebook you must first choose a Publication and week in the Table of Contents dropdown.
- Publication: Dropdown to alternate between publications.
- Week: Dropdown to select a week within the chosen publication.
- Filter By: Sort by All, Activity, Article, Customized Content, Vocabulary Review, or Weekly Assessment. Teachers can also organize by Coins or Points.
- Students: The student rows will display all of the students enrolled in the selected classroom. Teachers may need to scroll down to see all the students or type a student name in the search box. Selecting a student name will open a Weekly Review* modal.
- Each Item in the Week: The selected week's content will display in columns. It shows the icon relating to the item type and the name of the item. Teachers may need to scroll right to see all the assigned content for the week.
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Selecting a student name from the Gradebook list will open a Weekly Review modal.
The modal will show the student’s responses and include the following:
A. Direct link to the week in the Table of Contents
B. Total Number of Submissions for the student and the date and time of the Submission(s)
C. Total Coins awarded for the week
D. Submission number, Coins earned for the submission, and Total Score for the Assessment, Activities, Crossword, and for Customized Content.
E. Print button
Use the scroll bar on the right side of the modal to view all the answered content for the week.
In the Gradebook, Article Comprehension Questions will be numbered sequentially and have the following for each enrolled student:
Not Started: The student has not started the item.
In Progress: The student has begun the item but has not completed it.
Completed: The student completed the article questions. Scores are not shown for article questions since they must get the questions correct before moving on.
Allow Retake: Shown in the upper left corner if the teacher has allowed additional attempts of the item. Teachers may click this button to cancel a retake for the selected content.
Retake not selected: The retake button will be grayed out if the teacher did not allow the student to repeat the item. Teachers may click this button to allow the student another attempt for the selected content.
Number of submissions: This will show the total number of attempts on an item. When you click the number in the Gradebook you will see a pop-up modal with the date and time of each submission. When you click a submission you will see the student’s answer.
Progress Bar: The actionable progress bar shows the student count for Not Turned In (red), Ungraded (orange), Graded (green). Hovering over the bar with your cursor will give the totals for each color. Clicking the progress bar, will open the Grade view for that item.
In the Gradebook, Activities, Assessments, Customized Content, Crosswords, and Misspilled will have the same options as above plus the following for each enrolled student:
Student score: The student has completed the item. If the student’s score is orange, it needs to be graded by the teacher. Click the score to open the Grade view for that item.
Comments available: The comment bubble will be visible in the upper right corner if a student or teacher added a comment to the item. When you click the comment bubble, a Review window will appear that includes the comment(s).
Time: Time in which Misspilled was completed.
Student submissions that need graded can be found in the Quick Grade tab. Teachers receive a notification in the upper right corner when a student has completed content that requires grading.
To view the submission(s), click the Bell and the Notifications Box will open.
- Teachers can click MARK ALL AS READ for the notifications to go back to 0.
- Click an envelope to mark the individual item as read.
- Get quick access to a submission by clicking it and see how many students have submitted for each customized content in parentheses.
- Click CLOSE or the X to exit the Notifications Box.
After a teacher clicks the title of a submission, Quick Grade will open and all ungraded student submissions will be visible.
Each column in Quick Grade can be sorted by clicking the arrow next to the name of the column. This includes Student Name, Item, Submission Date, and Number of Attempts.
Click on the Number of Attempts and a pop-up modal will appear with the date and time of each submission. Select a submission to see the student’s response.
When teachers click the Grade button next to a student’s name, a box with the student’s submission will pop up. Once you enter the grades, scroll to the bottom and select Mark as Graded or the Grade Next button will move you to the next item that needs to be graded.
To return to the previous page click the X in the blue bar in the top right corner of the page.
After students have submitted their Rubric offline, teachers can leave comments and score them in the Rubric tab of the Grade section. Students can also leave comments or ask questions within the Rubric in their Table of Contents.
The Rubric page will show:
- Publication dropdown menu
- Rubric dropdown menu
- List of students in the selected classroom
- Criteria for the Rubric and point value of each (example shows 1).
- Comment bubbles, scores, and total points for each student
- Print button
To begin, select a Publication, Rubric, and student name to begin leaving comments or to add scores for the chosen Rubric.
Teachers and students can communicate in both the Not Yet! and For Sure! columns of the rubric before, during, and after the submission and scoring process.
To send an individual comment, click the Paper Airplane. Selecting Save, Next Student or Previous Student will send all comments that have not been individually sent.
Students will get a teacher comment alert in their Notification Center every time their teacher leaves a comment. When a student selects the comment, the Rubric will open in the Table of Contents.
Teachers will get a student comment alert in their Notification Center every time a student leaves a comment. When the comment is selected from the list, the Grade page will open to the Rubric.
Teacher's may edit or delete their saved comments at any time by hovering over the comment. Selecting the red X will delete the comment. To save an edited comment, click the green save button.
Teachers can award full or partial credit for each criterion by typing the value in the Score boxes. Scores can be edited any time or left blank until full credit can be awarded. Students will get a Rubric Grade Alert in their Notification Center each time their teacher clicks the Save button.
When a teacher Saves a score for each criteria in the Rubric, the content will show as completed on the student’s Table of Contents.
Visit the Rubrics article for additional information.
Make sure and refresh the web browser for the most up to date notifications.
Teachers can leave a comment for the student when grading. Students can then view and reply to those comments.
- At the bottom of the question block, click Comments.
- Click where it says Add Comment.
- Enter your comment.
- Click the Paper Airplane button located to the right of the comment text box to send it to the student.
Once sent, you can also hover over the comment to edit or delete the comment.
To learn how to let students retake submissions, see the How to Allow a Student to Retake a Submission article.