• Class Attendance – Teachers

    The video below shows how a teacher would take attendance in the staff view. Teachers need to make certain to enter your attendance in AM & PM for elementary or each period for middle and secondary. Hit the Post button when done attendance Errors where you had entered a student as A, Posted, then set […]

  • Create Custom Class/Homeroom List with Excel

    The following video in the de-identified training database shows you how to filter to a class/homeroom, export to CSV (Comma Separated Value), open, edit, and format in Excel so you can print a custom report.

  • Editing A Field Set

    In this video below of the training database (no real student data) I show you how you can copy and edit a pre-existing field set. In the example I show how to add usual names and aboriginal ancestry fields.

  • Changing Alert Types – Life Threatening and Legals

    The video below shows how to change alert types from Other to Life Threatening or Legal alerts as appropriate. You will need the data that was archived from BCeSIS in June 2015 to complete this task.

  • “Standard” Calendar Check

    This is a check that all of your students have the calendar set to “Standard”. Without the correct calendar all kinds of things will not work!

  • Snapshots – Creating, Removing a Student, Adding a Student

    The following video shows how to create a snapshot in the context of elementary scheduling. The process is the same for creating any snapshot but this one looks at using the homeroom filter to create a snapshot for the whole homeroom and snapshots by homeroom and grade. Further it shows you how to remove a […]

  • Assigning Homerooms to Teachers – Modify List & Check for Primary School Error

    This video below shows how to check that staff do not have a secondary school association to their primary school for the current year. Next it shows how to update the homeroom value using the modify list function. Two common errors with editing homerooms are the primary/secondary school issues as shown in the video below, […]