This nifty new feature should help make grading go a bit quicker: now, you can now autofill empty grades. Whether the entire gradebook column is empty, or just a few students are missing grades, or you need to override all students’ grades, with a new value,Gradebook autofill smartly updates students’ grades with a value that you chose. Let’s take a quick look:
We have some new improvements to the QuickSchools Gradebook, which we’d like to announce. When you click on the Gradebook Template icon on the top right corner, you now have several new options:
You can now print your Gradebook without having to use the Print Screen feature.
Print Student Progress Reports
This feature will produce Gradebook Print-Outs for each student for the current selected subject. It should come in handy for your Parent Teacher conferences, since each student will be printed on it’s own page. Read more…
We have many new exciting improvements in QuickSchools which will be announced very soon. But just for starters, here’s a small improvement on how you can now bulk print your report cards. Instead of bulk downloading all your report cards for a particular marking period (which is still available), there’s now an option to “Print (In Order)”, which will produce a single PDF with all the selected report cards linked together in the order you specify on the screen:
Now that report card season is coming up. Please feel free to try that out, and let us know of any other improvements you’d like to see in future releases.
We’re excited to announce a nifty new feature – Custom Grading Categories in Gradebook! With this feature, teachers can make their own categories in their own subjects, in addition to the ones already setup in school. Let’s take a look at how it works.
First, administrators will need to enable this feature by going to Turn Features On/Off –> Gradebook / Report Cards “Configure” menu, and select “Teachers can create their own grading categories”. Now, teachers can begin to create their own categories from the Gradebook.
Within a Gradebook, scroll down to the bottom of the page and select “Change Grading Scale”. This brings up the Gradebook configuration page.
Next, select the “Edit your own categories” link: Read more…
We have a new feature in Mass Parent Messaging (still in beta as of Aug 31, 2015), where you can now specify your own phone number for caller ID when sending out voice messaging. This process does require that you verify your phone number, but once verified, all calls that you make will have your specified phone number, and when parents call back, they will reach you directly. Here’s how you set it up:
Go to “Parent Messaging” > “Voice Message”, and click on the “Change” link if you’d like to change the caller ID from what has been currently set:
Then on the pop-up dialog box, specify the number you’d like to use: Read more…