New Teachers

        Completing the activities listed below will give you a solid understanding of Skyward's Educator Access Gradebook, and prepare you to get the school year started.

Please complete the following activities in order... 

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1.  Watch the Skyward Educator Access Overview video and complete the following tasks:
  • Login to Skyward using the directions and credentials provided by your technology director or trainer
  • Click on the link to Educator Access Plus
  • From your Educator Access Plus Home page, click on each of the links listed below to familiarize yourself with each area. Note: clicking the Skyward Back button or the Home button will take you back to your Educator Access Plus Home page. 
    • My Gradebook
    • My Students
    • My Classes
    • Post Daily Attendance
    • Teacher Access Tutorial
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2.  Watch the Skyward Gradebook - Tabs Overview video below and complete the following tasks:

  • Click on My Gradebook, then click on the link for one of your courses
  • Mouse over each tab in your Gradebook to see the available options
  • Mouse over the Display Options tab, then click Grade Period Display
  • Un-check any terms that you do not wish to display in your Gradebook at this time.  Note: the current term will always display.
  • Use the tutorials below to run a blank Grade Sheet Report and Class Roster for each class/gradebook.
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3.  **Secondary Gradebook users ONLY - Watch the Adding Assignments video and complete the following tasks:
  • Add an Assignment to at least one of your gradebooks
  • Copy that Assignment to at least one of your other gradebooks (if applicable)
  • Edit one of your Assignments
3.  **Standards Based Gradebook users ONLY - Use the Standards Gradebook Overview and Add an Event tutorials listed below to complete the following tasks: 
**The options below may not be available in your Gradebook - this is determined by your District...**
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4.  **Secondary Gradebook users ONLY - Watch the Scoring Assignments video and complete the following tasks:
  • Use Quick Scoring to add scores to assignments for several students
  • Use the Show Cell Details button to add detail to a score
  • Enter scores by Assignment - click on the name of the Assignment, then click Score Entry
  • Use the Mass Assign Options to enter or remove scores for all students for one assignment
  • Review the No Count and Missing checkboxes so that you understand how they function and the impact of each on a student's overall grade
  • Delete all scores that you have entered
4.  **Standards Based Gradebook users ONLY - Use the Scoring Events tutorial listed below to complete the following tasks:
**The options below may not be available in your Gradebook - this is determined by your District...**
  • Scoring Events Tutorial
  • Enter student scores for Skills or Events - Click on the Skill or Event, click Score Entry (Events only) 
  • Mass assign a score for all students
  • Mass remove a score for all students
  • Delete all scores that you have entered
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5.  Watch the Taking Attendance video and complete the following tasks:
**Note: The system does not allow you to take attendance for non-school days**
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6.  Use the Assigning Seating Charts tutorial listed below to setup a seating chart in at least one of your classes.

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You may find the handouts listed below helpful as well...  Welcome and have a great year!

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millerr-Susp@calhounisd.org,
Sep 23, 2013, 12:19 PM
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Tim Howard,
Sep 14, 2018, 2:13 PM
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millerr-Susp@calhounisd.org,
Aug 22, 2014, 12:15 PM
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millerr-Susp@calhounisd.org,
Aug 22, 2014, 12:19 PM
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millerr-Susp@calhounisd.org,
Aug 22, 2014, 12:17 PM
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millerr-Susp@calhounisd.org,
Aug 22, 2014, 12:18 PM
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millerr-Susp@calhounisd.org,
Sep 23, 2013, 12:20 PM
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millerr-Susp@calhounisd.org,
Aug 22, 2014, 12:17 PM
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