Friday , 23 February 2018
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Canvas LMS Releasing Gradebook Integration Feature

canvas logoCanvas has taken another massive leap forward to meet the needs of teachers and students everywhere — Grade Passback, a feature discussed at the opening of Digital Days in Spring 2015, is now in Beta and is near readiness for use by NCCS teachers!

Grade Passback integrates the PowerTeacher Gradebook with the standard Canvas gradebook, making it possible to push graded assignments from your Canvas gradebook to your PowerTeacher Gradebook — saving you time!

To see how Grade Passback works in action in Canvas, take a few minutes to watch this Grade Passback Demonstration video.

For more information on Grade Passback, including a step-by-step tutorial with screenshots, click here.


*Note: Grade Passback is in its final stages of preparation for Newton-Conover, and is estimated to be available to NCCS teachers in approximately two weeks.

About James Frye

James Frye (@mrjamesfrye) serves as Instructional Technology Facilitator and Public Information Officer for Newton-Conover City Schools. Formerly, he was an English and Journalism Teacher at Newton-Conover High School and a Blended/Virtual English Teacher. He is a NC Teaching Fellow and studied education abroad at the Hochschule Magdeburg-Stendal in Germany. James holds a Post-Masters Certificate in Educational Leadership & Cultural Foundations from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, a M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction with a Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology from Michigan State University, and a B.A. in English/Education from Lenoir-Rhyne University, where he serves as an Adjunct Professor. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Policy, and Law with The University of Kentucky. In addition to modeling technological and leadership innovation and leading various professional learning, Jamie also serves statewide on the NC Digital Learning Initiative Advisory Board/Home Base Design Team, the NC Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development’s Board of Directors, the #NCed Leadership Team, and is co-founder of Edcamp WNC. He is a member of the NC Digital Leadership Coaches’ Network, and was named an international Emerging Leader by ASCD in 2015. He resides in Hickory with his wife and their baby girl.

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