Track student progress in the Grades tab

Every class team has a Grades tab where educators can view assignments as well as track how individual students are progressing in class. Use the Grades tab to see an overview of your class, access data quickly, and open or return student work.

Navigate the Grades tab

To open the Grades tab, navigate to your desired class team and select Grades.

The Grades app open in a class team.

  • You'll see that students appear in a column, with their assignments in a row next to their name. Assignments are listed in order by due date, with the nearest date at the beginning.

    Full view of Grades tab

Viewing an assignment

Select an assignment to open it and view details.

Select an assignment to open it.
 

Export all grades in this class as a .csv file by selecting Export to Excel.

Export to Excel button

Status of student work

When students view and turn in work, you'll see a status in the cell associated with their name and assignment.

Students' status on their assignments.

Viewed

The student has opened and viewed the assignment.

Turned in

The student has turned in the assignment and their work is ready to be graded.

Returned or points

After you've graded student work, the points assigned will show. You'll see Returnedif the assignment doesn't have points. 

Blank

No action has been taken on the assignment yet.

Take action on student work

Each cell in the Grades tab grid can be edited. Simply select it to make a change.

You can also select More options  More options icon in the cell to open the student's work, or select Return to quickly return graded work to them.

Select More options to open student work or return it.

Select any student's name to view a detailed list of their grades in your class so far. 

Tip: Use the search bar to quickly find specific students.

Each student's assignments are listed with the nearest due date at the top by default. Here you can view the assignment's title, its status, and how many points have been awarded so far.

One student's list of grades.

  • Sort assignments by date or title by using the arrows.

  • To quickly open student work and grade it, select the status next to the assignment.

    Select a student's assignment status to open their work.

  • Export all of one student's grades in this class as a .csv file by selecting Export to Excel.

    Export to Excel button

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