Overview Tab

When you click a class on the Home page, the Class page opens, displaying the Section menu and, by default, the Overview tab. The Overview tab contains several panels from which you can view, post, edit, delete, and/or copy the following class-related information:

  • Class summary
  • Homework assignments
  • Quizzes
  • Announcements and alerts
  • Class resources

Class Summary

Use the Class Summary panel to add a course description, learning objectives, and other information related to your class. Click Edit to create a new class summary or edit an existing one. Click Copy to copy a class summary to another section of the same class, or to copy a class summary from the previous year to the current class.

the Overview tab Class Summary panel

Homework/Assignment Panel

On the Homework/Assignment panel, add homework and other assignments to your class.

Click an option in the Homework/Assignment panel drop-down list to view All assignments you've added to the class, to view only those assignments Visible to Parents and Students, or to view assignments Not Visible to Parents and Students.

If an assignment you expect to see does not appear in the panel, click the Edit iconto verify that the Visible From and To dates are not older than the current date.

Click Add to add a new assignment or copy an existing one.

Next to an assignment, click the appropriate icon to download files attached to the assignment (the Download icon), edit the assignment ( the Edit icon), change the student/parent visibility status (the Hide Homework iconor the Display Homework icon), copy an assignment to another class (the Copy icon), or delete the assignment from the current class (the Delete icon). To delete several assignments at once, select their check boxes and click Delete.

the Overview tab Homework Assignment panel

You can filter results by clicking the Filter icon, or change the order of items displayed in a column by clicking the column heading.

Class Quizzes Panel

On the Class Quizzes panel, you can add quizzes to your class. Click Add to add a new quiz or to copy an existing one. Next to a quiz, click the appropriate icon to edit (the Edit icon), delete (the Delete icon), or preview (the Preview icon) the quiz.

the Overview tab Class Quizzes panel

You can filter results by clicking the Filter icon, or change the order of items displayed in a column by clicking the column heading.

Class Announcements and Alerts Panel

The Class Announcements and Alerts panel displays your posted class announcements and alerts. Click Add New to add a new announcement. Next to an announcement, click the appropriate icon to edit an announcement ( the Edit icon) or delete an announcement (the Delete icon). To delete several announcements at once, select their check boxes and click Delete.

the Overview tab Class Announcements and Alerts panel

You can filter results by clicking the Filter icon, or change the order of items displayed in a column by clicking the column heading.

Links Panel

The Links panel displays your posted class links. To add a new link, click Add New, or to copy a link from another class, click Add from Library. Next to a link, click the appropriate icon to edit (the Edit icon), copy (the Copy icon), or delete (the Delete icon) the link. To delete several links at once, select their check boxes and click Delete. If you organize your links into folders, select a folder from the Links panel drop-down list to see all the links in that folder.

the Overview tab Links panel

You can filter results by clicking the Filter icon, or change the order of items displayed in a column by clicking the column heading.

Files Panel

The Files panel displays your posted class files. To add a new file, click Add New, or to copy a file from another class, click Add from Library. Click the appropriate icon to edit (the Edit icon), copy (the Copy icon), or delete (the Delete icon) a file. To delete several files at once, select their check boxes and click Delete. If you organize your files into folders, select a folder from the Files panel drop-down list to see all the files in that folder.

the Overview tab Files panel

Filter results by clicking the Filter icon, or change the order of items displayed in a column by clicking the column heading.

This topic was last updated on January 10, 2019.


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