Educator Access Plus

Course Recommendations

To access course recommendations follow the instructions below:
  • Click on “My Classes” from the main area of Skyward
  • Click on “Class Options” for the class you wish to assign recommendations for
  • On the left hand side click on “Recommendations”

To assign a recommendation for multiple students follow the instructions below:
  • Click on “Modify for Entire Class” on the right hand side
  • Select the course you wish to recommend and then click “Add”
  • Toward the bottom, you can select all the students or just the students you want you want to recommend to a particular course.
  • After a course and students have been selected, click “Save” in the upper right hand corner

To assign a course to an individual student follow the instructions below:
  • Click the arrow next to a student name
  • Click “Add Course Recommendation” next to “Course Recommendations”
  • Click the Course you would like to recommend and click “Add”
  • Then click “Save” on the upper right hand side of the screen to submit the recommendations

If you have problems with any of these steps, email [email protected] with the class you are trying to add recommendations for and a description of the problem and edtech will follow-up with you to resolve these issues.


Online Assignments

Middle School and High School Teachers now have the ability to create an assignment in Skyward and make it accessible online for students.  After a student completes his/her online assignment, Skyward can score the assignment and place the grade in your Grade book.
 
Below are two links to adding online course assignments tutorials:
Specialists - Art, Music, PE

Below are instructions for Art, Music and P.E. Specialist for Grad Marks and Categories for Elementary Secondary Gradebooks

You MUST update your grade marks for ALL courses on a yearly basis. Once a grading period has closed you will not be able to access to the grade mark areas to update or make changes. Courses MUST be updated by September 19, 2013, when Quarter 1 progress closes. At that time grades are transferred into the student management system and NO changes to grade marks will be allowed.

When entering your gradebook for the first time you will need to setup your grade marks and categories. This is very important setup for your gradebook to calculate your student’s grades properly.

Grade Marks Elementary Specialists
Specialists - Library Classes

Below are instructions for Art, Music and P.E. Specialist for Grad Marks and Categories for Elementary Secondary Gradebooks

You MUST update your grade marks for ALL courses on a yearly basis. Once a grading period has closed you will not be able to access to the grade mark areas to update or make changes. Courses MUST be updated by September 19, 2013, when Quarter 1 progress closes. At that time grades are transferred into the student management system and NO changes to grade marks will be allowed.

When entering your gradebook for the first time you will need to setup your grade marks and categories. This is very important setup for your gradebook to calculate your student’s grades properly.

Grade Marks Elementary Specialists
Taking Positive Attendance Using a Scanner
 
Below is a link for teachers using a scanner to track positive attendance within Skyward.
 
Updating Categories for Specialists

You MUST update your categories for ALL courses on a yearly basis. Once a grading period has closed you will not be able to access the category tab to update or make changes. Courses MUST be updated before Quarter 1 progress closes. At that time grades are transferred into the student management system and NO changes to categories will be allowed.

Updating Categories for Specialists
Updating Categories in Gradebook

You MUST update your categories for ALL courses on a yearly basis. Once a grading period has closed you will not be able to access the category tab to update or make changes. Courses MUST be updated before Quarter 1 progress closes. At that time grades are transferred into the student management system and NO changes to categories will be allowed.

Updating Categories in Gradebook