Marking Criteria-based Tasks
Criteria Tasks Video
View this video in mainland China here.
Criteria Task overview
Via Classes > Gradebook > Tasks
Marking your tasks is quick and easy. Under your Gradebook tab, you can click Tasks, which will allow you to access your grades.
On the top pane, you can select specific tasks. Clicking the title of a task will open the task and you can enter each student's marks or comments.
You can view progress bar graph offering a visual representation of how each student has progressed over the course of the term by opening the Progress icon.
Grades & comments entered via the Tasks tab are automatically visible to the students and parents on their accounts, unless the teacher has manually hidden the Assessment results for a Task via the Gradebook > Tasks page.
Click Hide Task Results to not share results of the task with students.
When Task Results are hidden, a "no view" icon appears next to the Task Category tag. Teachers cannot Send grades notification for tasks with hidden results. Click Show Task Results republish Task Results.
All Tasks are set to show results by default.
Hide or Share Task Results
Via Class > Tasks > Select Task
Select a Task in your class with Dropbox Coursework or Google Coursework submissions enabled. Teachers can lock and unlock submissions for Tasks either for individual students or for all students in the class.
Tasks with Hide Task Results enabled will show a "no view" icon next to the Task Category tag. Click Show Task Results on the right navigation panel to make grades and comments entered in the Gradebook visible to student and parents.
Annotate & Grade
Via Class > Tasks > Annotate and Grade
Select a Task in the class from the Tasks & Units tab to access the dropbox list of students. Click Annotate and Grade icon to access the annotation and assessment split-screen gradebook.
Teachers can annotate the document with annotation tools across the top on the document panel and assess the Task via the Details panel on the right.
Switching between students to assess is done at the top of the page in the student dropdown list.
The assessment data and comments entered in the split-screen view sync directly into the Gradebook > Tasks > Task section.
Marking Points-based Tasks
Via Classes > Gradebook > Tasks
Access your Gradebook via Classes > Select Your Class > Gradebook
In the Gradebook > Tasks tab, your tasks are listed. You can select a task by clicking on it.
Next to Chloe's name we see ( 10 / 10 - 7 ). This means she received 10 (out of 10) for the task which translates to a IB Grade of 7, by using the grade scale for this class.
On the right navigation panel, you can edit the class Task Categories by clicking on the pencil Edit icon. If your school uses weighted grading, the category weights will determine your students' term grades.
Clicking on a task will bring you to that tasks gradebook. Click on the bar graph icon next to a student's name to compare their grades across tasks.
After typing in the grade and possibly a comment for a student, you can move on to the next student on the list by clicking on them. Your grades and comments will auto-save, so you don't need to worry about losing your student's marks.