In order to enter a midterm or final exam grade into your grade book you must first switch to the correct view.
If you have a year long course you will find “Final Exam” available in T4 as this is the only term in which you would have a final exam.
If you have a semester course you will find “Final Exam” available in T2 OR T4 as these are the only terms in which you would have a final exam for those courses.
For year long courses that are NOT Pass/Fail there is a Midterm option available during T2.
Once you have located the correct “Task” you must create an assignment in this section. This assignment is the placeholder for your exam.
Then enter grade as you normally would.
Once the grading window has opened. You will see “Post” above your “In Progress Grade” and you will see “Post Grades” in your menu on the left.
Check the “Internal Calendar” in your Google Calendar for grading windows dates.
Step 1 – Open your grade books verify all your assignments have been scored and the “In Progress” is populated.
Step 2- Entering Grades
There are two methods to “Post” grades.
- Method 1 – Post by section
- Method 2 – Multi-post all sections
Step 2 – Method 1 – Post grades by section
To Post grades by section click “Post” in the “In Progress” column
You will see the following window. VERIFY the correct term and correct task is selected.
- Term Grade – This is the grade for the term
- Midterm Exam – Midterm Exam Grade (Only visible in certain terms and grading windows)
- Final Exam – Final Exam Grade (Only visible in certain terms and grading windows)
- Final Grade – Final grade for the course (Only visible in certain terms and grading windows)
VERIFY grades in “Posted” section match grades in “In Progress” Section.
TIP - You CAN override the grade & percent in the “Posted” section if you choose.
Step 2 – Method 2 – Multi-Post
This will post “In Progress” grades for ALL selected classes at once! Please ensure your grade book is up to date for all classes BEFORE running this.
Click “Post Grade” on the left side menu of the instruction portal.
TIP - You can post grades by section with this tool as well.
Click “Multi-Post Grades”
You will not see the “Multi-Post Grades” window below.
Make sure you select the correct Term and “Post from” and “Post to” are correct. In general these should match.
The next widow will display the status of grades per class.
- New/Updated Grades – These are in progress grades that have NOT yet been posted.
- No Grades – These are grades that are empty and have no in progress grade. (Verify you have at least one assignment and that it is graded.
If you attempt to post grades for a section that has “No Grades” you will get an error.
Please uncheck this section on the previous screen by selecting “back”
When you are ready click “Post”
If everything was successful you will see “Your grades have been posted successfully” and see a list of the courses that posted.
Step 3 – Entering Comments
You can now enter grading comments.
This can be done in BOTH the “Post Grades” view in Method 2 OR directly from the section grade book.
This example will show the section grade book process.
Open your grade book and click the “CC” to start entering comments.
You will now see the comment entry box.
In the “Report Card Comment” box at the top you can write custom comments. Use the checkbox(s) to select canned comments.
TIP - You can use a combination of custom and canned comments. The preview window will display your work.
Periodically or when done save your grade book and
Once all your grades have been posted and you clicked “Save”
Move to your next class with the “Section” drop down list”
To print a grade book summary for a student simply navigate to “Reports (Grade Book)”
Then select “Student Summary”
Check “Show Assignment Detail”
Select the student(s) you wish to print.
Select the term(s) you wish to print