Using the Teacher Dashboard

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.

Snapshots View

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!

View of the teacher dashboard, Snapshot tab.  Shows images of student work being placed in a presentation screen. Screenshot.

 

 

Summary View

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.

View of the teacher dashboard, Summary tab.  Shows students progress through an activity. Screenshot.

 

 

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.
View of the teacher dashboard, Summary tab.  Describes the different symbols in the teacher dashboard. Screenshot.

 

 

Teacher View

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.

View of the teacher dashboard, Teacher tab.  Shows every students sketch response to a question. Screenshot.

 

 

Correctness from the Teacher Dashboard

If a screen has components with correctness, you can now select a “Show Correctness” checkbox in the teacher view to see the correctness for each response on that screen.
View of the teacher dashboard, Teacher tab with correctness shown for all students. Screenshot.

 

When looking at an individual student’s response, there’s a correctness button in the header that shows the correctness for each component on the screen.
View of individual student screen from the teacher dashboard, with correctness shown for the student. Screenshot.

 

 

Student View

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.

View of the teacher dashboard, Student tab.  View of student screen. Screenshot.
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