PowerTeacher

psli

 

Click here to log on to PowerTeacher

pt

 

psfq

 

 

PowerTeacher Pro Frequently Asked Questions

If you can't find the answer to your question here, please email Ranay Lozada ranay.lozada@rpsb.us 

{slider title="How do I open my gradebook?" open="false"}

Click on the words PowerTeacher Pro

1

{slider title="Do I need to download the app for my phone or ipad?" open="false"}

You do not need to, just log on the same way you do on a desktop computer.

{slider title="Do I have to download Java?" open="false"}

NO, this gradebook works on ANY device, PC, Mac, Ipad, tablet, chromebook, iphone, android phone.
All from web browser, if you are connected to interent your gradebook will open.

{slider title="How do I take attendance?" open="false"}

Nothing has changed there once you log in to your portal, click on chair or chart.

4

 

{slider title="How do I create assigments?" open="false"}

 

INSTRUCTIONS

Click Create
Choose Assignment
a1
Complete 1 - 6
a2
1 - Choose class(s) - click up arrow when done

Name assigment
Choose category
Choose score type
Type in points possible
Include in final grade
Select a due date (defaults to today)
Click save.

a8

Green bar indicates SAVED

a5

Click on assigment

a6

Enter scores

a7

 

 

{slider title="How do I change classes?" open="false"}

Click class at top of gradebook
Select a different class
course

{slider title="How do I create categories?" open="false"}

Click Create

Choose Categories

c1

Choose class

c2

Or choose multiple classes

c3

Type category name
Choose a color
Make active
Click save

c4

 

{slider title="How do I enter comments" open="false"}

Enter Comments for Report Cards

 

Choose the SCORESHEET for the class you are working with. End of Year Comments will be posted on Q4 

com 1

On the Scoresheet click on the FINAL AVERAGED GRADE
Then click on Comment Box

com 2

Type in Comment or click on COMMENT BANK

com 3

Select comment click green INSERT button at bottom - Close window
Select another student grade if more comments need to be made SAVE scoresheet changes (save button bottom right)

com4

By clicking the star you mark comment as a favorite and it will always be at the top.

starcom

 

BACK TO POWERTEACHER SIGN IN 

{slider title="How do I print PROGRESS REPORTS" open="false"}

On Teacher Portal Page click the printer at end of class (homeroom class or which ever class you print progress reports for)

pg1

redbar

Select Progress Report (Current) from drop down.

Do not change anything in other fields.

Click Submit

pg2

redbar

On report page, click "Refresh" button until staus changes to "Complete VIEW", or just wait for status to change on its own.

pg3

redbar

Click "View"

pg4

redbar

This will open progress reports in a pdf version.
Print Reports. 

pg5

{slider title="How do I enter a past quarter grade for students that transfered into my class?" open="false"}

When a student comes to your school in the middle of the year.  

The teacher maybe asked to enter grades from other schools, or when looking at your all term report (shown) you will see a student is missing a grade.
1new

 

To enter grades

  1. Find  the grading period the grade is missing.  You are going to enter a assignment for that grading period called "Transfer Grade".   

  2. Click the drop down on the quarters to see the dates of the grading period you will choose a date in that range to for the assignment.

    2new

  3. Once you have your date simply create a assignment for that class, choose a catagory and a date. You can name the assignment "Transfer In Grade"

  4. You can click students and exclude students you do not want to get the grade, or just not give them a grade (you may have more than one student that needs a grade.

  5. Click save when done.
    3new

  6. Go to that class scoresheet
    4new

  7. Choose the correct grading period.

  8. Enter the grade, you may add a note on the grade that says if the grade came from another school, just so parents know that you didn't assign that grade it is just the grade the student came to you with.

    5new

  9. Click save when done.

{slider title="How do I enter a grade for a DROPPED student?" open="false"}
How to find and Enter grade for dropped students.

To find drop students and enter grades

  1. Click on the students charm

  2. Select the "Show Dropped Student Link"
    1dr

  3. Students that dropped that class will show up.

  4. Click on Students Assignments and enter grade or (grades) if you only know the exit grade just enter that on any assignment.

  5. Click SAVE when done.
    2dr

 

{slider title="How do I see a scoresheet?" open="false"}

Click Grading
Click Scoresheet
s1

{slider title="How do I set up category weights?" open="false"}

Select settings then Traditional Grade Calculations

Cw1

Select class you wish to set weighting for.

cw2

Choose actions by grading period

cw3

Choose category weighting from drop down and click the "+" sign for as many categories you will be using in your weighint formula.

cw4

Choose Attribute "Category" and type in  the weight, in this example 80% and 20%.

Click SAVE when done.

cw5

Select other grading periods and repeat following step.

cw7

Select other classes  and repeat all steps.

cw6

{slider title="RECALCULATE Grades" open="false"}

Recalculate Grades 

This needs to be done, in the middle of every grading period
and when you are finished with end of grading period (before office stores grades).

1 - Open your gradebook click on A+ Charm choose Traditional or Comment Verification - Then click GEAR by grading period

recal

2 - Click on Recalculate Final Grades.

rec

3 - Click check box under the first one (all classes will be selected).

4 - Click RECALCULATE.

3r

5 - White box with dots will indicate recalculation is being done.

4r

6 - Green box will appear at top once done (box disappears).

5r

 

BACK TO POWERTEACHER SIGN IN 

{slider title="Where can I find more help?" open="false"}

Click Here

If you still can not find the answer you are looking for please email Ranay Lozada ranay.lozada@rpsb.us 

{slider PowerSource}

If you can't create an account email ranay.lozada@rpsb.us

PowerSchool PowerSource

{/sliders}

 

 

 

 

 

PowerSchool Admin

PSADMIN

Click here to log in to PowerSchool

ps

psA FAQ

 

Search for Perfect Attendance

PT FAQ2

 

 

 

If you have any quick steps that you think others could use please send to Ranay Lozada, I will reveiw and post.

If you have a PowerSchool question you think others need the answer to please email Ranay and I will create a how to guide. 

Ranay Lozada

ptc ranay

Louisiana BelievesLouisiana Department of Education    Louisiana Homework HelpHomework Help Public LibraryRapides Parish Library Teacher Workshop DatabaseCoursewhere Louisiana Report FraudReport Fraud

child abuseReporting Child Abuse or Neglect
Call 1-855-4LA-KIDS (1-855-452-5437) toll free 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

619 Sixth Street/P.O. Box 7117   |   Alexandria, La 71306   |   Phone: 318-487-0888   |  Fax: 318 449-3167
Hours of Operation M-F 7:30 am - 4:00 pm  Directions
Rapides Schools on Facebook Rapides Twitter
**CUSTODIAN OF PUBLIC RECORDS FOR RAPIDES PARISH SCHOOL BOARD IS SUPT. NASON AUTHEMENT.
ALL PUBLIC RECORDS REQUESTS SHOULD BE ADDRESSED TO MR. NASON AUTHEMENT.**  

Rapides Parish School System is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for employment on the basis of qualifications without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex or handicapping condition. As provided by federal law, applicants may request accommodations in order to complete the application or to take any required employment test.
Asbestos Inspection and Management Plan Availability

Questions about our website Email or call Ranay Lozada - (318) 449-8627 Ext 213 -

 

Translate