High School has chosen to require all teacher to maintain
Excel gradebook to streamline student information record keeping.
Winter semester all student grades will be mailed home by
the school secretary. A permanent grade record will be maintained
in the office so that transcripts for employment and college
applications can easily be requested and be sent out in a
this new system is in place student grades can be compared
with standardized test scores so that as a school we can improve
curriculum and instruction.
should take each of you approximately two hours to learn to use
the Excel gradebook. Each of the five lessons should take about
30 minutes to complete. The four lessons are:
Entering Student Information
Using formulas and functions
Graphing your grades to see class profile
Up Your Grade Book
Adding/Deleting Columns and Rows
Applying weights to new grade columns
your grade book to the server
How the new Excel gradebooks will be used to improve instruction
may use the computers in your classrooms, the library computers
and your departmental computer lab computers. It is suggested that
you use your study hall time, Tuesday's departmental planning time
and before and after school to take this tutorial.
this is a new, innovative change in the way we have maintained grades
at Birdville please know that your administration will provide the
support necessary to assure your success.
proceed to the Task.