For each class, you need to determine what assignments the students will complete. Also,
as the class progresses you may want to change the assignments or add new ones. This
document describes how to select and assign assignments to a class or select students.
|1||Click on the Classes tab. |
Note: Select your school, if necessary.
|2||Place a check beside the class(es) that you wish to assign instruction. (You may
assign the same assignment to multiple classes at once).
|3||Click the Assign button and select Instruction.
|4||Select the tab (Created, Preset, or Shared) that includes
the assignment you are assigning.
|5||You can assign the entire assignment by clicking the box next to the
name of the assignment or you can expand the
assignments/units by clicking the + symbol to select only parts
of the assignment.
|6||Click Next. |
Choose Who to Assign To
|1||All Students: Automatically assigns the selected instruction to all of the students in the class or classes you chose.|
Selected Students: Gives you a list of all of the students in the class or classes you chose and lets you manually select which students will receive the assignment by placing a check next to their name.
Assign Nickname or Icon (Optional)
You have the ability to give any assignment a nickname or a different icon; this is
done after the assignment is assigned. This makes it easier for your students to
select the correct assignment; this is especially useful if you have assigned more
than one assignment. To do this:
|1||From the Classes Tab, click on the Instruction Sub Tab|
|2||Locate the specific assignment.
|3||Click on the name of the assignment; the Instruction Details box will
|4||Type in a nickname.|
|5||Select an icon; use the arrows to scroll for more choices.
|6||Click Save. To exit Instruction Details, click Close.
Instructional Mode vs. Manual Mode
When you assign instruction, it will default to Instructional Mode. This means that the students will proceed through the assignment and unit components in order and cannot skip around. Instructional mode is the recommended mode for most assignments. In some cases, you may want to allow the student to navigate to any unit and any component within that unit to give them additional practice opportunities. To allow this functionality, you can change the assignment to Manual Mode.
|1||From the Classes Tab, click on the class that contains the assignment.
Locate the specific assignment on the Instruction Sub Tab. |
|2||To change the mode for everyone that has the assignment, click on
the in the mode column next to the name of the assignment to
change it to an .|
To change the mode for specific students, expand the assignment by
clicking on the + symbol beside the assignment name. Then in the
mode column click on the beside the specific student(s) to
change it to an .