Strong enough for your teachers to be comfortable. Flexible enough to fit your instructional approach. Bring clarity to your grades.
Ever forget your gradebook at home? Skyward solves that problem. I love the ease of inputting grades, weighting them, and being able to have student data available no matter where I am!
Sue Keene, Teacher
Decatur Township, IN
1) Built on Transparency
Administrators can use the Gradebook Tracker to keep tabs on what's happening in the classroom. Teachers will have access to all relevant information and the ability to provide clear and actionable progress reports to parents. Parents will be able to track their students' performance and intervene when necessary. Students can become more accountable with visibility into each assignment and how it impacts their overall performance. It's a win-win for everyone.
What's the value in a mobile gradebook? Watch this 2-minute story from an Indiana CTO about an upset student and one tech-savvy teacher:
2) Standards-Based Grading
No matter what level of instruction, from elementary up to high school, try a standards-based approach. Evaluate skills directly or create activities to track skill mastery. If you're ready to move away from the letter grade, Skyward's Gradebook can help you get there.
Read more about SBG in Skyward here
3) Traditional (Secondary) Grading
You shouldn't have to worry about the limitations of your technology when designing a grading strategy for your district. Skyward's Gradebook supports a variety of grading methods and multiple scales per class. Customize scales and categories and create student groups for assessments, assignments, and expectations.