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Welcome to the HSD PowerSchool Wiki. Here you will find teacher resources and video tutorials to help you answer your questions as you need them.
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Reference Sheets

2014 November Report Cards (all grade levels)
- quick reference sheet for where to enter marks, comments, learning behaviours, etc. for the November 2014 reporting period
Working with GradeBook Categories
- creating, editing, and deleting categories
Customizing Display Names
- how to change the way your classes are named in the Class List
Quick Entry Tips
- some keyboard shortcuts to entering symbols quickly into your gradebook columns
Weighting a Final Assessment (7-12)
- how to set up and weight a final assessment as a percentage of the final % grade
Copying and Pasting Assignments Between Classes
- how to copy existing assignments into another class, term, or year
Using the PowerTeacher mobile app
- settings for the iPad
Making Voice Comments through the mobile app
- how to dictate your comments into the iPad app
Importing Scores from an Excel Spreadsheet
- how to set up an Excel spreadsheet and then import the summary scores back into GradeBook
Year End Report Card K-8
- a reference sheet for where to enter marks, comments and learning behaviours at the end of the year
Year End (Semester End) Report Card 9-12
- a reference sheet for where to enter marks, comments and learning behaviours at the end of the year (or semester)
Reading Assessment K-8
- a reference sheet for where to enter the September reading assessment data in GradeBook


Video Tutorials:

General

PowerTeacher Terminology.mp4
- understanding the terminology in PT and how it relates to the MB report card
Customizing the Class List in Gradebook.mp4
- create custom names for your classes in the gradebook
Creating a Comment Bank.mp4
- create a customized comment bank

K - 6

EY End of Term Reporting.mp4
- a guide for K-6 teachers on what needs to be entered where for report cards in Term 1

7 - 8

MY End of Term Reporting.mp4
- a guide for 7-8 teachers on what needs to be entered where for report cards in Term 1

9 - 12

SY End of Term Reporting.mp4
- a guide for 9-12 teachers on what needs to be entered where for report cards in Term 1

Custom Score Codes.mp4
- a guide for 9-12 teachers who want to create a custom rubric within PowerTeacher


Learning Matters Inserts
September 2013 - Terminology, Curricular Categories, Term Setups, Assessment
October 2013 - Samples of Assessment Templates



Have a PowerTeacher question not covered here? Contact Vince Hiebert vhiebert@hsd.ca or Anne Reimer areimer@hsd.ca for support.