Admin accounts include administrative capabilities in addition to the same features available in teacher accounts.
This article provides a brief overview of the modules available to admin accounts. Each section has embedded links for more in-depth learning on each module.
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Select the button below to get a quick overview of each module and familiarize yourself with some of the great features that Otus has to offer for every user type!
When you log in to your account, the District module serves as the landing page. It contains tiles for each of your school sites, and a sub-navigation menu.
The Analytics module is where you can analyze many different types of data housed within Otus.
The Classes module contains all of the information you need to know about your classes and students. See below for links to each of the sections of the Classes module. Administrators can see this information for all classes they have permissions for
Students - clicking on a student will take you to their student profile.
Seating Chart - create a seating chart for your class.
Attendance - take attendance for your class.
Class Board - view and add to your Class Board.
Participation - track student participation.
The Lessons module is where you can build and assign lessons to give to your students. Administrators can see assigned lessons for any classes they have permissions for.
The Bookshelf module is where you can upload resources that you can then share with students or teachers. Administrators can see the bookshelf of any class they have permissions for.
The Assessments module is where you can create, edit, assign, and grade your assessments. Administrators can see the assigned assessments of any class they have permissions for.
You can create assessments by clicking Create Assessment.
You can edit an assessment by clicking on Edit when hovering over the assessment and clicking the ellipses.
You can assign an assessment by clicking on Assign when hovering over the assessment.
Grade or edit the settings of an assigned assessment by going to the Assigned Assessments section for any class.
The Gradebook module is where you can view student grades based on points or standards. Administrators can see the gradebook for any classes they have permissions for.
Points Gradebook - will show student performance based on points earned on assessments.
Standards Gradebook - will show student performance based on attempts on standards.
You can create a Plus (+) Assessment by clicking on the + sign in the upper-left corner.
Otus Plans allows educators to design individualized learning plans for each student and track their progress throughout the year.
🤔 Curious about adding Plans to your district? Contact your district’s Otus Technology Coach or Account Manager, or reach out to us using the in-app chat!
The Blog module allows you to provide a way for you and your students to communicate using a blog format. Administrators can see the blog for any classes they have permissions for.
The Calendar module allows you to keep track of events and due dates. You can also link your Google calendar to your Otus calendar. Administrators can see the calendar for any class they have permissions for.
The Help module will take you directly to the webpage where you can search for help articles, such as this one.