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You can quickly enter lesson scores for an entire class. Here’s how:
Log in to CatformsRecords.com, and select a role of Teacher. You can enter scores for the classes you teach.
Open the menu My Classroom, enter Scores by Class.
The date defaults to today, but can be changed to any date that falls within the Classes Start and Classes End of the current school year (See This Year, School Info, Settings tab)
In Class Lookup, you can select your classes from the drop-down list.
Hint: if you start typing, the classes that match will immediately show up.
Once you have selected a class, the available lessons for that class will populate the Lesson Lookup list. Again, typing will speed up the selection process.
Enter a score only if all students have the same score on the selected lesson. If a blank or 0 score is needed for averaging purposes or to record a completed unit with no test, enter a 0 here.
Click the checkmark in the upper left corner to continue or the X to cancel.
The second form now opens with a row for each student in the class, showing the selected date, class, lesson, and student name. Fill in the score for each student you wish to record. You can also change the date, but not the class, lesson, or student name.
For reference purposes, any student lessons that have already been recorded will show up on the grid with a pre-existing score. In the example, Danny Martin’s L402 score was entered a few days before. Changes to an existing score on the grid will be ignored. Delete or modify an existing lesson score elsewhere, such as in My Classes, Student Scores tab.
If you leave a student score blank, the lesson will not be recorded for that student, but can always be entered later.
If you enter a 0, it will be recorded as though it were a blank score. This is useful if you are recording a completed unit with no test, or if you have a unit where the only purpose of recording a unit test is to pull the averages of daily lessons, quizzes, and/or chapter tests together for a unit final score. Note: the program complains each time you enter a score below the class minimum, which is why it is much easier to enter a 0 score on the preceding form.
Click the checkmark in the upper left corner to accept or the X to cancel. A double-click on any row will also accept and close the form.
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