Tracking progress and results for a Practice assignment
The best way to track students' progress while they work on a Practice assignment you've created is by using the assignment's results page.
To view the results of your Practice from your Assignments page, click on the graph iconnext to the assignment. You can also click on the assignment’s name from the Student Data "Grades" tab to view the results.
- On the results page, you'll see each student's progress towards mastering all topics in the assignment under the "Overall Grade" column.
- In the other columns, you'll see students' progress in each topic represented by their current mastery levels. A blank circle means that the student has not started working on that assignment topic.
- Hover over a mastery level icon to see how many questions the student answered in that topic.
As students work on their Practice assignment, their assignment pathway will update as they work and the same progress will be reflected in your results page so that you can keep track. Using the example above, Angela Anteater's assignment progress is shown below as matching the progress in her teacher's results.
How do I interpret student progress using the mastery level icons?
Empty circle: Student has not clicked on/opened this topic at all.
Circle with no stars filled in: Student has opened the topic, but has not achieved any Mastery levels.
Circle with one star: Student opened the topic and is on level 1 of Mastery.
Circle with two or three stars: Student achieved level 2 or 3 of Mastery.
Checkmark: Student achieved level 4 or "full" Mastery.
Click here to learn more about mastery.
What does it mean when I see a student completed a "Refresher Quiz" for a topic?
When NoRedInk recognizes that a student has been assigned Practice that includes topics they've already mastered, students are presented with a Refresher Quiz at the start of the assignment. The purpose of this exercise is to give students a chance to gain some credit towards the assignment for topics they already know well. Click here to learn more.
What the "stuck" icon mean?
"Stuck" icons help you identify when students could be struggling so that you can provide them with more direct support. Click here for more information and some tips on how to help students.
Why do the number of questions students see per topic vary?
Because Practice adapts to students' performance as they work, some students may require more or less questions to gain mastery of a topic. In addition to the number of questions students see, the difficulty of the type of questions students come across also adapts. Click here to learn more.
What does it mean when students master a topic from a "Checkpoint?"
Checkpoints are a collection of all the skills (topics) found in a section of a Pathway. Assigning Checkpoints gives students the option to place out of topics by answering more challenging questions to prove mastery. Click here to learn more about using Checkpoints and instructions for how to exclude them.
Reviewing Practice scores in your gradebook
To get to your gradebook, click on the Student Data tab at the top of your teacher dashboard. You'll find students' scores for their assignments in the Grades tab.
- The score that appears for Practice assignments represents the percentage of assignment completion.
- As you're tracking progress, keep in mind that a student's Practice percentage can still go up since students are able to keep working on assignments until the due date or even after the due date, if late work is allowed (a clock icon will appear).
- A blank circle means that the Practice assignment has not yet been started. After the due date, this will automatically be marked as 0.