Schoology

Schoology Integration for Teachers and Students. Learn how to how to create an assignment in Schoology which will allow the Schoology assignment to be mapped to a NEW or EXISTING assignment within Gradient. Mapping assignments allows students to access Gradient via Schoology as well as pass scores from Gradient into the Schoology gradebook.

Create Assignment in Schoology

Add assignment criteria that will enable mapping to Gradient.

Login into Schoology and select the course needed.

Select Add Materials. Select Add file/Link/External Tool. Then select External Tool.

Create a New Assignment Required Fields

  1. Tool Provider: Choose GradeCam Gradient
  2. Title of Assignment
  3. Select to Enable Grading checkbox to include Gradient assignment scores in Schoology
Note: The name in the Configure External Tool area may vary. The name displayed is configured by your Schoology administrator. If you cannot find the GradeCam Gradient option, please contact your district’s Schoology administrator.

Mapping Schoology Assignment to Gradient

After creating the assignment within Schoology, map the Schoology assignment to a Gradient assignment.

Select assignment from the materials window.

When mapping an assignment from Schoology to Gradient there will be two options. New and Existing.
NEW - creates a new assignment in the users Gradient account.
EXISTING - choose an assignment that has already been created in the users Gradient account.
Note: If a user does not have existing assignments in Gradient, New is the default option.

Map Assignment

Map to a NEW Assignment

From the New section, select Create.

Map Your Assignment window

  1. Add Assignment Name
  2. Select number of questions for assignment (Default is 10).
  3. Select options to make assignment private and send scores to from Gradient to Schoology.
  4. Once you have entered the assignment details, select Create Assignment.

    Adjust the online access for the assignment. See Create Online Access in Student Portal

    The Gradient window is open within Schoology to add answer keys, attachments, change question types along with full view of all Gradient functions. Or select the icon in upper right to expand the Gradient window.

Map to an EXISTING Assignment

From the Existing section, choose Select.

Map Your Assignment window

  1. Search for the assignment to be mapped
  2. Select an existing Gradient assignment

Select the option to send scores to from Gradient to the Schoology gradebook.

Adjust the online access for the assignment. See Create Online Access in Student Portal

Student View

Note: Schoology assignments that are mapped to Gradient, will not allow students to navigate to other Gradient assignments.

Student selects assignment in Schoology that has been mapped to Gradient. The assignment will be in the active window within Schoology for the assignment to be completed. Students may select the icon in upper right to expand the Gradient window.

Important Information

Assignments
Deleting an assignment in Schoology does not delete OR remove access to the assignment in Gradient. In order to remove it from the student portal, the teacher will have to go into Gradient and also remove access from the Gradient student portal there.