Setting up Gradebook for Your Classes Username is wcpss followed by your 6 digit Employee# Password is your Lotus Notes email password
On the Start Page, that lists your current classes, click on Gradebook in the Navigation Bar. Homebase
Scroll down to Launch PowerTeacher Gradebook Note: Java will need to run first, or be updated/installed. Launch Gradebook
Select Classes and scroll to 2013-2014 for classes to appear Finally, select Run Report at bottom of screen You may select additional columns (#, birthday, or create your own To get a class roster, select Reports and the arrow for Student Roster Note: You will be prompted to open or save; you can print from the screen. Student Rosters
Defaults are HW, Project, Test, and Quiz and are color-coded. Use the + - to edit. To set up your grade categories, click on Tools, then Categories. **When setting up your Gradebook, it is important to do it correctly the first time. You will need to determine if you will be using total points or category weights. Gradebook Categories
3) Select either total points or Category Weights. Total Points is finished. Category Weights needs weights added. Gradebook Calculations 2) Select the Correct Course & Quarter 1 arrow 1) Select Grade Setup and then select Calculations 4) Select Copy to apply these settings to other Quarters and then to other Courses…continued on next slide
Select Q1 only. Ok. Copy Grade Setup **This is an error. Q4 should/will be directly under Q3.
Select Boxes Q2, Q3, and Q4. Select Next and Finish. Select Boxes Q2, Q3, and Q4. Select Next and Finish. Copy Grade Setup
2) Select Term Weights and indicate 50 for Q1 and 50 for Q2. 1) Select S1 Semester Term Weights 3) Do the same for S2
E1 is used for Final Exams for CC Math I. F1 should be Term Weights of 25 for each Quarter (unless Final Exam calculates) Final Term and Exam Weights
Select Entire Class. Ok From any of the Reporting Terms, select copy. Copy Final Term Grade Calculations to Other Classes
Select Courses that have same weights. Select Next and Finish. Copy Grade Setup to Other Classes
You can include a description and provide a link to the handout/material. To Add Assignments, select the Assignments tab and select the + to open New Assignment screen Add Assignments
After you hit SAVE, it will appear on the top of screen. Select the Publish tab to post it, assign immediately or drop down to On Specific Date and use the calendar icon. Then SAVE. After you hit SAVE, it will appear on the top of screen. Select the Publish tab to post it, assign immediately or drop down to On Specific Date and use the calendar icon. Then SAVE. Add Assignments cont.
Go to Tools and click on Copy Assignments, then NEXT and select which classes to copy the assignment to, and hit OK. Copy Assignments
When you go back to the tab for Scoresheet for each of your selected classes, the assignment will appear and you can enter a score: Scoresheet
Choose which cells to fill and for Collected, Late, Exempt, Missing, and Score; can add a comment in the box, then click OK. Go to Tools and select Fill Scores Scoresheet cont.
The assignment will appear with filled scores and comments. *Notice at the bottom it gives you the Mean, Median, and Mode for the assignment. Scoresheet cont.
Comment Bank, Grading, Mail signature, Score Codes, Section, Spell Check, Standards, and Student Display. From Tools, go to Preferences to see other options Gradebook Preferences
To add a Description and any links for each class section, go to Class Content, Class Info, and you can give a Custom Display Name (ie. 8 th LA Period 1) and save: Course Descriptions
Locking Gradebook Click on File and scroll to Lock Gradebook or click on Ctr+L
Username is wcpss followed by your 6 digit Employee#