12a. Prepare an Assignment for the Student Portal

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Prepare an assignment to be administered to students through the Student Portal.

Note: Student Portal is not available on free or paid single-teacher accounts. Please contact sales@gradecam.com to upgrade to a school or district license.

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1. Select the "Assignments" tab.

Assignments Tab

2. Select the assignment you want to use with the Student Portal.

Select the assignment

Note: See the related article on how to create an assignment in GradeCam Go!

3. Select the "Keys" tab (1) and then select the "Student Portal" button (2).

Keys Tab, Student Portal Button

4. Select the "Pick Classes" tab.

Pick Classes Tab

4.1. Select the class you want to access the assignment in the Student Portal from the drop-down menu.

Select Class

Note: Individual classes may have separate settings. This is useful for teachers that teach multiple classes of the same subject.

4.2. Click the Add link.

Add Link

4.3. For each class select the date and time the assignment will be available in the Student Portal.

Date and Time

4.6. Repeat for these steps for each class you want to have access to the assignment in Student Portal.

Save

5. Select the "While Available" tab to select options you want students to have while the assignment is available in the Student Portal.

While Available Tab

5.1. SCORE: Toggle the slide to gray if you don’t want students to see how many points they received for the assignment or leave it on blue if you do want them to see their score.

SCORE: Use the check box to determine if you want students to see the points earned after completing the assignment.

5.2. RESPONSES: Select what students will see after completing the assignment. For each selection a description will appear for you to know more information about that option.

RESPONSES: Select what the students will see after completing the assignment.

Displaying Responses Options

  • Hide Responses: After turning in the assignment, students won't be able to open the assignment to review their responses or attachments.
  • Show Responses: After turning in the assignment, students can review their responses to each question, but won't know which questions were answered correctly.
  • Show Responses and Incorrect Answers: After turning in the assignment, students can review their responses to each question and will see if the response was correct or incorrect.
  • Show Responses and All Correct Answers: After turning in the assignment, students can review their responses to each question, and the correct answer for each question is also shown.

5.3. DOCUMENTS: Select the level of access you want students to have to documents associated with the assignments.

DOCUMENTS: Select the level of access you want students to have to documents associated with the assignments.

Documents Options

  • Hide Documents: PDF attachments will be unavailable.
  • Show Documents: PDF attachments will be viewable inside the app.
  • Show Documents and Allow Download: PDF attachments will be viewable inside the app, and there will also be a "Download" button for students to save PDFs to their device.

6. Select the "After Expiration" tab to select the options you want students to have after the testing window closes.

While Available Tab

6.1. Select the Score, Responses and Documents settings for what will happen after the testing window closes.

Select the Score, Responses and Documents settings for what will happen after the testing window closes.

Note: If you teach multiple classes, you may want to select "Hide Documents" following each class period's assignment. This will prevent students from earlier class periods sharing the documents with the later class periods.

7. When you are done adjusting your settings select the "Save" link.

Save
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