Through an administrator account, you can see various aspects of a teacher's class.

💡 Tip from the Otus Team - you are only able to see the information from the teachers/classes that you have permissions for. If you are looking for a teacher or class, and are unable to find them, your admin permissions may need to be adjusted. You can reach out to us using the chat feature for more information!

This article has the following sections:

  • Searching for a Teacher / Viewing a Teacher's Classes
  • Assigned Assessments
  • Assigned Lessons
  • Gradebooks
  • Class Boards
  • Blogs
  • Mailbox
  • Bookshelves
  • Analytics

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Searching for a Teacher / Viewing a Teacher's Classes

  • While in the Teacher section of the Home module, you can search for teachers by site, group, or name.
  • Selecting the envelope icon on the teacher tile will allow you to send them an email.
  • Selecting the classes icon on the teacher tile will show you that teacher's classes.
  • Selecting a class tile will take you to the roster for that class. From here, you can select any student to view their profile. You can even assign groups or recognitions from here. For more information on what is available on this screen, check out this article.

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Assigned Assessments

As an administrator, you can view the assessments that have been assigned in any class.

  • Step 1: While in the Assessments module, select Assigned.
  • Step 2: Locate the class in the classes dropdown menu.
  • Step 3: If you'd like to see the assessment results, you can select any assessment. You can also grade any assessment this way.

🤔 Can an administrator view a teacher's draft assessments?

Draft assessments are unique to the account they were created in; only the creator of the assessment can preview it. For privacy reasons, the only one that can see your draft assessments is you; you aren't able to see other's draft assessments.

🤔 Can an administrator assign assessments?

Yes! Administrators can assign assessments to classes just like teachers can.

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Assigned Lessons

As an administrator, you can view the lessons that have been assigned in any class.

  • Step 1: While in the Lessons module, select Assigned.
  • Step 2: Locate the class in the classes dropdown menu.
  • Step 3: If you'd like to see the lesson progress, you can select any lesson.

🤔 Can an administrator view a teacher's draft lessons?

Draft lessons are unique to the account they were created in; only the creator of the lesson can preview it. For privacy reasons, the only one that can see your draft lessons is you; you aren't able to see other's draft lessons.

🤔 Can an administrator assign lessons?

Yes! Administrators can assign lessons to classes just like teachers can.

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Gradebooks

As an administrator, you can view the points or standards gradebook for any class.

  • Step 1: While in the Gradebook module, select the desired class from the dropdown menu
  • Step 2: You can view or change any grades in the points gradebook. You can view student results in the standards gradebook.
  • Step 3: You can see an individual student's grade be selecting that student while viewing the gradebook.

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Class Boards

As an administrator, you can view the class board for any class.

  • Step 1: While in the Classes module, select Class Board.
  • Step 2: Locate the class in the classes dropdown menu.
  • Step 3: From here, you'll be able to view the class's draft, scheduled, and posted announcements. You can select the post to see it in full detail as well.

🤔 Can an administrator post or comment on a class's class board?

Yes! As an administrator, you are able to publish a post on any class board, as well as comment on any class board post that has been published with commenting enabled. If you publish post, you will be identified as the author. If you comment on a post, your name will appear with your comment.

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Blogs

As an administrator, you can view the blog for any class.

  • Step 1: While in the Blog module, select Class Feed.
  • Step 2: Locate the class in the classes dropdown menu.
  • Step 3: From here, you'll be able to view the class's published blog posts, as well as the comments left on those posts.

🤔 Can an administrator post or comment on a class's blog?

Yes! As an administrator, you are able to publish a post on any class blog, as well as comment on any blog post that has been published with commenting enabled. If you publish a blog post, you will be identified as the author. If you comment on a blog post, your name will appear with your comment.

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Mailbox

As an administrator, you aren't able to see the content of messages sent from teachers, however, you can see the instances of sent messages by visiting the Family Communication Log of the student profile.

  • Step 1: While in the Classes module, select Students.
  • Step 2: Locate the class in the classes dropdown menu.
  • Step 3: Select a student that you'd like to see communication for.
  • Step 4: Select the Information section. Here is where you can see a list of messages that have been sent to that student or their family members.

🤔 Can an administrator use the Mailbox to send messages?

Yes! As an administrator, you are able to use the Mailbox from within any class. When you send a message, you will be identified as the sender. The message you send will not identify the main teacher or class you sent the message from. The main teacher will not see the message in their Sent section.

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Bookshelves

As an administrator, you can see the resources that a teacher has shared with a class.

🤔 Can an administrator view the All Resources section of a teacher's bookshelf?

Resources are unique to the account they were created/uploaded in; only the account owner can view their All Resources page.

🤔 Can an administrator add resources to a class's bookshelf?

Yes! Administrators can share resources on their bookshelf just like teachers can.

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Analytics

As an administrator, you can view the analytics for 3rd Party, attendance, recognitions, participation, blogs, assessments, and standards for any class.

  • Step 1: While in the Analytics module, choose any type of analytics data you'd like to see; the example above shows Assessments 1.0.
  • Step 2: Select the filter icon in the upper-right corner.
  • Step 3: You can narrow down your search by various filters, including teacher name or class name.

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