For each activity session, you can view student work in real time in the teacher dashboard. You can access the dashboard for a session from the "View Dashboard" link on the activity page or from your Dashboard History page.
The teacher dashboard has four tabs at the top, each of which we will dive into below! In addition to these views, the teacher dashboard also includes facilitation tools, including the Class Conversation Toolkit and Written Feedback.
The first tab in the top right corner of the dashboard is where you can find snapshots of student work and any snapshot albums you’ve created. Learn more about using snapshots to facilitate class discussions!
When you open a dashboard, you will first see the summary view. Here you will see a row for each student in the activity session, along with a quick overview of where they are in the activity, a symbol to let you know more about their work on that screen, and a triangle indicator in the corner if you’ve sent the student feedback on that screen.
You can click on any of these boxes to see the current state of the student’s screen. You might use a student screen as a jumping off point for a class discussion and can modify the screen together with the class. Any changes you make will not change the work for the student.
Here is what these symbols mean:
- Dash: It isn’t possible for students to do any work on this screen. Save your time and attention for other screens.
- Check: Everything on this screen is correct.
- Cross: Something on this screen is incorrect.
- Warning: Something on this screen isn’t merely incorrect but indicates the student may have misunderstood the question itself—intervene ASAP!
- Dot: This screen needs human interpretation.
You might also see a triangle indicator in the corner. This means:
- Teal triangle: you sent feedback to the student on that screen, but the student has not yet seen the feedback.
- Gray triangle: you sent feedback to the student on that screen and the student has seen the feedback.
In the dashboard, you can use the teacher view to answers questions like:
- How did all my students answer this question?
- What answers were most common?
If the screen has components that have correctness, you can check the “Show Correctness” checkbox in the top right corner of the screen. This will add icons to pieces of work showing if it’s correct or incorrect.
You can also leave written feedback, and create and present albums of snapshots from the Teacher View by selecting the student response checkboxes.
Correctness from the Teacher Dashboard
Use the student view to preview screens for students. For example, you might work through a screen together with the class or talk through upcoming screens before students work on their own.