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Power teachertraining 2010

  1. 1. Power Teacher<br />2010<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />Set up Gradebook<br />Introduction to new features<br />Review some old features<br />2<br />Handout Page # none<br />
  3. 3. Training Handouts<br /><ul><li>For Staff
  4. 4. Resource
  5. 5. PS & PT
  6. 6. Power Teacher</li></ul>3<br />Handout Page # none<br />
  7. 7. Power Teacher Log on Page <br />http://powerschool.avongrove.org/teachers/pw.html<br />Please see Karen Norris in the hallway if you lost your passwords or get locked out.<br />4<br />Handout Page # none<br />
  8. 8. Gradebook<br />
  9. 9. Setup the Gradebook<br />Quick Launch Button<br />The Quick Launch button is the arrow next to Gradebook<br />From the Power Teacher Start Page click Gradebook<br />6<br />Handout Page # 2<br />
  10. 10. Change to the Correct School Year<br />Use the dropdown to select the correct school year<br />Last Year<br />7<br />Handout Page # 3<br />
  11. 11. Check Preferences<br />8<br />Handout Page # 4<br />
  12. 12. Check Preferences<br />9<br />Handout Page # 4<br />
  13. 13. Reporting Term Grade Setup – Calculations <br />New Feature – Copying the Grade Setup<br />10<br />Handout Page # none<br />
  14. 14. Copying the Reporting Term Grade Setup<br />NOTE- You can only copy classes with the same reporting terms (includes Finals)<br />Yearlong courses only<br />set up one class<br />Semester courses<br />Set up 1 class in each semester<br />Art cycle courses<br />Set up 1 class in each marking period (not art cycle)<br />11<br />Handout Page # none<br />
  15. 15. Reporting Term Grade Setup – Calculations <br />Go to the correct Section of the Handout<br />Classes with Final Exams<br />Classes without Final Exams<br />Semester Classes<br />Art Cycle Classes (MS only)<br />Life Studies<br />12<br />Handout Page #<br />
  16. 16. Year End Grades<br />Y1<br />Handout Page #<br />13<br />
  17. 17. Classes with Final Exams<br />Select a class<br />Click on the Grade Setup Tab<br />Select the Calculations Mode<br />Double click on Y1<br />Select Term Weights<br />Enter the weights as shown<br />Click Save<br />14<br />Handout Page # 5<br />
  18. 18. Classes with Final Exams<br />15<br />Handout Page # 5<br />
  19. 19. Classes without Final Exams<br />Select a class<br />Click on the Grade Setup Tab<br />Select the Calculations Mode<br />Double click on Y1<br />Select Term Weights<br />Enter the weights as shown<br />Click Save<br />16<br />Handout Page # 6<br />
  20. 20. Classes without Final Exams<br />17<br />Handout Page # 6<br />
  21. 21. Semester Classes<br />Select a class<br />Click on the Grade Setup Tab<br />Select the Calculations Mode<br />Double click on Y1<br />Select Term Weights<br />Enter the weights as shown<br />Click Save<br />18<br />Handout Page # 7<br />
  22. 22. Semester Classes<br />19<br />Handout Page # 7<br />
  23. 23. Art Cycle Classes<br />Select a class<br />Click on the Grade Setup Tab<br />Select the Calculations Mode<br />Double click on Q1<br />Select Total Points (default)or Category Weights<br /> <br />20<br />Handout Page # 8<br />
  24. 24. Life Studies<br />Handout Page # 9<br />21<br />Select a class <br />Click on the Grade Setup Tab <br />Select the Calculations Mode<br />Double click on Y1 <br />Select Term Weights<br />Enter the weights as shown<br />Click Save<br />Double click on Q3<br />Select Total Points<br />
  25. 25. Life Studies<br />Handout Page # 9<br />22<br />
  26. 26. Band, Choir, Orchestra <br />Select a class<br />Click on the Grade Setup Tab<br />Select the Calculations Mode<br />Double click on Y1<br />Select Term Weights<br />Enter the weights as shown<br />Click Save<br />Handout Page # 9<br />23<br />
  27. 27. Band, Choir, Orchestra <br />Handout Page # 9<br />24<br />
  28. 28. Marking Period Grades<br />Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4<br />
  29. 29. Marking Period Grades (Q1-Q4)<br />Double click on Q1<br />Select Total Points or<br />Category Weights<br />26<br />Handout Page # 11<br />
  30. 30. Total Points<br />Double click on Q1<br />Select Total Points<br />Click Save<br />Double click on Q2<br />Select Total Points<br />Click Save<br />Double click on Q3<br />Select Total Points<br />Click Save<br />Double click on Q4<br />Click Save<br /> <br />27<br />Handout Page # 11<br />
  31. 31. Category Weights<br />Enter or edit Categories <br />Double click on Q1<br />Select Category Weights<br />Click add categories<br />Place a check next to the categories for that marking period only<br />Enter the correct weights for those categories<br />Click save<br />Click on Q2<br />Repeat steps 1-6<br />Click on Q3<br />Repeat steps 1-6<br />Click on Q4<br />Repeat steps 1-6<br />Go to the copy grade setup section<br />28<br />Handout Page # 11<br />
  32. 32. Category Weights<br />Add all your Categories you will need for the YEAR<br />29<br />Handout Page # 12<br />
  33. 33. Category Weights<br />Adding categories to the grade setup <br />Click add category<br />30<br />Handout Page # 12<br />
  34. 34. Category Weights<br />Select categories for that marking period<br />Click ok<br />31<br />Handout Page # 13<br />
  35. 35. Category Weights<br />Enter the Category Weights (their total must equal 100)<br />Click Save<br />32<br />Handout Page # 13<br />
  36. 36. Category Weights<br />Enter Category Weights - Total must equal 100<br />33<br />Handout Page # 13<br />
  37. 37. Category Weights<br />Repeat for the other quarters (Q2, Q3, Q4)<br />34<br />Handout Page # 13<br />
  38. 38. Copy Reporting Term Grade Setup<br />Complete the Grade Set up process for a class (Y1, Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4, F1)<br />Right Click on Y1 <br />Arty cycle classes Q1<br />Select Copy Grade Setup – Entire Class<br />35<br />Handout Page # 14<br />
  39. 39. Copy Reporting Term Grade Setup<br />Select the classes to copy to<br />Click Next<br />36<br />Handout Page # 14<br />
  40. 40. Copy Reporting Term Grade Setup<br />Confirm the information<br />Click Finish<br />Repeat for courses with differentreporting terms<br />37<br />Handout Page # 14<br />
  41. 41. **Copy Reporting Term Grade Setup<br />Semester & Art Cycle Courses<br />If you attempt to copy a class with different reporting terms and error message will occur<br />38<br />Handout Page # 15<br />
  42. 42. **Copy Reporting Term Grade Setup<br />39<br />Handout Page # 15<br />
  43. 43. Setting up the Final Exam <br />Click on the Grade Setup tab <br />Select the Calculation Mode<br />Double click Y1<br />Confirm the settings shown<br />40<br />Handout Page # 16<br />
  44. 44. Setting up the Final Exam <br />41<br />Handout Page # 16<br />
  45. 45. Setting up the Final Exam <br />Click F1<br />Confirm Total Point is selected<br />42<br />Handout Page # 16<br />
  46. 46. Setting up the Final Exam <br />Add a category called “Final” <br />43<br />Handout Page # 16<br />
  47. 47. Setting up the Final Exam <br />Click the Assignments tab<br />Change the Reporting Term to F1using the drop down <br />44<br />Handout Page # 17<br />
  48. 48. Setting up the Final Exam <br />Click the “+” to add an assignment <br />45<br />Handout Page # 17<br />
  49. 49. Setting up the Final Exam <br />Enter the information<br />Place the assignment in the “Final” category<br />The Due Date MUST be 6/29/2011<br />Click Save<br />46<br />Handout Page # 17<br />
  50. 50. Setting up the Final Exam <br />Check the Due Date<br />47<br />Handout Page # 17<br />
  51. 51. Setting up the Final Exam <br />Copy the final Exam assignment to other classes (if necessary)<br />48<br />Handout Page # 18<br />
  52. 52. Setting up the Final Exam <br />Select which classes to copy to<br />Select the Final to Copy<br />49<br />Handout Page # 18<br />
  53. 53. New Features<br />
  54. 54. Scoresheet Tab – Student View Mode <br />51<br />Handout Page # 19<br />
  55. 55. Scoresheet Tab – Student View Mode <br />View Reporting Term Grades <br />Select a student<br />Click the Terms tab<br />52<br />Handout Page # 19<br />
  56. 56. Scoresheet Tab – Student View Mode <br />View Assignments <br />Select a student <br />Uncheck the Terms tab<br />Click the Asmts tab<br />53<br />Handout Page # 20<br />
  57. 57. Scoresheet Tab – Student View Mode <br />Enter Assignment Scores <br />Right click in the score box<br />Select grades<br />Select a grade/score<br />54<br />Handout Page # 21<br />
  58. 58. Student Info Tab<br />View the Class <br />Click on the students Tab<br />55<br />Handout Page # 22<br />
  59. 59. Student Info Tab<br />View Individual Student Info<br />Double click on a student’s name above<br />56<br />Handout Page # 22<br />
  60. 60. Custom Class Names<br />Creating Custom Names for Classes <br />Click on the Class Content Tab<br />Mode tab = Class Info<br />57<br />Handout Page # 23<br />
  61. 61. Custom Class Names<br />Enter a custom display name <br />Click save<br />58<br />Handout Page # 23<br />
  62. 62. Custom Class Names<br />Return to your Preference<br />Click on the Section Tab<br />Set it up as shown<br />Note – Found issue with HS, 11th and/or 12th period show above Alpha HR<br />59<br />Handout Page # 23<br />
  63. 63. Teacher Defined Codes<br />Start in Preferences<br />Click on the Score Codes tab<br />Default New code <br />Absent= ABS<br />*exempt codes do not show on the parent/student screen<br />60<br />Handout Page # 24<br />
  64. 64. Teacher Defined Codes<br />To add a new code <br />click add<br />Enter the information<br />Click ok<br />61<br />Handout Page # 24<br />
  65. 65. Teacher Defined Codes<br />Demo of Gradebook view<br />Missing and/or Comments will display ABT (as is)will not display in Parent/student view<br /> <br />62<br />Handout Page # none<br />
  66. 66. Entering Assignment Scores <br />Quick Grade<br />Createan assignment<br />Right click in the score box<br />Select grades or Select the score or Teacher defined Score<br />63<br />Handout Page # 25<br />
  67. 67. Entering Assignment Scores<br />Quick Fill<br />Right click on the assignment title<br />Select quick fill<br />Select the score<br />64<br />Handout Page # 26<br />
  68. 68. Extra Credit on an Assignment<br />Enter the extra credit points for that assignment in the box provided<br />65<br />Handout Page # 27<br />
  69. 69. Extra Credit Assignments<br />Enter “0” pts for the assignment and assign pts for the extra credit<br />66<br />Handout Page # 27<br />
  70. 70. Power Teacher<br />New Features<br />
  71. 71. Power Teacher Printer Reports<br />From the Start page click the Printer for a class<br />68<br />Handout Page # 29<br />
  72. 72. Power Teacher Printer Reports<br />Use the drop down to select a report to Print <br />Click Submit<br />69<br />Handout Page # 29<br />
  73. 73. Power Teacher Printer Reports<br />Current List of Reports <br />New<br />AUP permission by class<br />Teacher Roll Sheet (vertical<br />Note – Found issue with HS, AGSD AUP Class List Permissions – not showing<br />70<br />Handout Page # 29<br />
  74. 74. Middle School<br />
  75. 75. Student Discipline – Log Entry<br />From the start page<br />Click on the class backpack<br />72<br />Handout Page # 30<br />
  76. 76. Student Discipline – Log Entry<br />Click on the student’s name on the left<br />Use the drop down to select Submit Log Entry<br />73<br />Handout Page # 30<br />
  77. 77. Student Discipline – Log Entry<br />Enter the Information<br />Subject - is the incident (cutting class, disrespect, chewing gum, forms not returned)<br />If incident is handled by the teacher and needs no further administrative action, follow the incident title with the letters TA (example: chewing gum –TA) (TA=Teacher Action)<br />Log Entry <br />Describe action - “Student name was 10 minutes late to class with 2 other friends”<br />Do not use other student’s names<br />Include any action taken (example: lunch detention)<br />Include any contact made with parent/guardian (example: mother contacted 8/31/10 8:25 a.m. )<br />Click Submit<br />74<br />Handout Page # 31<br />
  78. 78. Thank You<br />

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