The Grade Transfer feature works for any teacher with “current” classes or students (as determined by term dates used in your rostering) and allows assignment grades to be quickly pasted into any online gradebook. To learn more watch the video above or read on.
Customize settings for how students are organized within each class (last name sort, first name sort, student ID sort) to match your online gradebook and how the transfer feature works using the Grade Transfer Settings article.
Grade Transfer relies on matching the Gradient list of students for a class to the list of students and order in your online gradebook. Verifying that students are in the correct order and that scores are in the correct format within Gradient to match your online gradebook, is essential.
STEP 1: To begin, open an assignment with graded responses.
STEP 2: From the toolbar, select Transfer. Within another browser window, open your gradebook to the class or course you would like to transfer grades to.
STEP 3: Select the Class that has grades to transfer for this assignment.
STEP 4: Select the format to export scores.
1. Exact Points Awarded - Display the actual number of points earned out of the total points possible.2. Percent Points Awarded - Converts the points earned into a percentage which is typically out of 100 max points but can be adjusted if desired.3. Performance Band Abbreviation - Enters the abbreviation from the Performance Band (i.e. 4 for Mastery, 3 for Progressing, etc.)
STEP 5: Select one of the three options for transferring scores and follow the step-by-step directions provided for that method.
STEP 6: Select Done to close the transfer window.
In the Transfer the... section, choose the preferred score format.
Many teachers choose performance band abbreviation to use a rubric based performance band to match their grading scale.
Then choose a specific standard to transfer scores from the dropdown menu for...
The grade transfer will be based upon the score achieved for that specific standard for each student.
In the Transfer the... section, choose performance band abbreviation
The grade transfer will be based upon the performance band selected in the assignment setup.See the Performance Bands article for more information.