Welcome Career and Technical Education Educators
Beginning in the Fall of 2020, the Odysseyware Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses are now available natively within the Edgenuity system. While it may seem daunting to learn a new system, the following quick-start guide is designed to help you easily transition into the Edgenuity platform, understand the changes to the grading logic, and learn more about the best practices in managing your CTE students.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Simplified Chinese
- Traditional Czech
- Vocabulary terms for the lesson
- Lesson objectives
- Read Aloud - highlight the text to be read aloud and select the read aloud icon
- Translation icon - highlight the text to be translated and select a language from the translation icon
- Interactive Dictionary - highlight a word and select the dictionary icon
- Screen Mask - Letterbox- provides a white line for students to move up and down the page as needed while graying out the background
- Screen Mask - Ruler- provides a gray line for students to move up and down the page as needed
- Automatic Progression is enabled, because many assessments include teacher-graded items.
- Fail Attempts are set to 1.
- Pre-Testing is disabled.
- Prescriptive Testing is disabled.
What do I need to know about the Edgenuity LMS to manage my CTE courses successfully?
|Understanding the Homepage||Learn about all the buttons on the homepage after logging into the system.|
|User Groups||User groups allow educators to organize student accounts, making it easier to manage the student roster in various places.|
|Exploring the Course Structure||Become familiar with the structure of an Edgenuity course. Each hyperlink allows the educator to view the content the student will see.|
|Exploring the Course Documents||Find teacher documents related to the selected course.|
What do the new grades mean and how can I use them with my CTE courses?
|Overall Grade||Actual Grade||Relative Grade|
Where can I access, view, and grade work completed by a student?
|Accessing a Student's Gradebook||How do I get to a student's gradebook?||Accessing the Gradebook|
|Resetting an Activity||Can I reset a student's activity?||Resetting an Activity|
Where can I find more information on how my students are scoring as a group?
|Accessing Classroom Data- Test||Can I see how my students fared on the tests in the course?||Gradebook- Tests|
|Accessing Classroom Data- Quiz||Is there a way to find how all of my students scored on the quizzes?||Gradebook- Quizzes|
|Accessing Classroom Data- Activities||Where can I find how the students did on specific activities in the course?||Gradebook- Activities|
Edgenuity has a variety of ways to monitor students as a whole. Some key reports are outlined below, but feel free to check out some additional reports in our Report Library.
Multiple Student Reports
Is there a place to find real-time data on my students' progress?
|Alerts||There are three different icons shown under the 'Alert' column, what do they mean?||The orange alert means the student is waiting for a review of his/her work before s/he can access the assessment. The yellow alert means the student has submitted work that needs grading. The red alert means the student is out of retakes on an assessment.|
|Progress tab vs Course tab||What is the difference between the Progress tab and the Course tab?||The Progress tab displays each student's basic information for each course- their grade, start date, target date, date of first grade, date of the last grade, days since the last action, target completion, and progress.
The Course tab provides details specific to individual student courses. This page is useful when comparing students assigned to the same course, as it provides a graphical representation of student progress.
|Interpreting Dates and Progress on the Dashboard||There looks like a lot of information on this page. What are the key data metrics to monitor?||Some of the key data to monitor to are: Start Date, Target Date, First Grade, Last Grade, Days Since Last Action, Target Completion, and Progress.|
Is there a page where I can keep an eye on student's overall performance in a course? I'd like to track their progress, pacing, grade, and even the last time they had a gradebook entry.
|Active Tab||Is there a list of all my student enrollments?||Accessing the Active Enrollments|
|Action Buttons||What are all the actions that can be taken with an enrollment?||Action Buttons|
|Other Tabs||What do the other tabs, other than Active, do?||Manage Enrollments tabs|
Looking for ways to pair filters together? Check out our best practice suggestions on this page.
Individual Student Reports
Is there a report where I can see a summary of a student's progress in a course?
This report is accessible to an educator and a student. It outlines a student's grades, progress, due dates, attempts, and scores.
|Accessing the Course Report||Where can I locate this report?||Accessing the Course Report Via the Student's Grades|
|Understanding the Course Report||There seems to be a lot of information on the report, what does it all mean?||Understanding the Course Report|
This is a familiar resource, but now that the courses are in Edgenuity's LMS, will the completed number of activities now populate?
Yes, an educator will be able to fully track active and idle times as well as the number of completed activities.
|Accessing the Session Log||Where is this report located?||Accessing the Session Log|
|Understanding the Session Log||What does all this information mean?||Understanding the Session Log