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 in Admin accounts. Each section has embedded links for more in-depth learning on each module.
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!
The landing page of an Administrator account is the Activity Dashboard, where you can view high level insights in the form of interactive charts as to how the district is using Otus.
The District module contains tiles for each of your school sites, and a sub-navigation menu.
The sections of the District module are as follows:
Sites: The sites (schools) in the district.
Teachers: Search the teachers in the district.
Students: Search the students in the district.
Student Groups: Create, edit, view, or delete student groups.
Teacher Groups: Create, edit, view, or delete teacher groups.
Recognitions: Create, edit, view, or delete recognitions.
The Analytics module is where you can analyze the student data housed within Otus.
The sections of the Analytics module for the Admin are as follows:
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. The Admin account can see this information for any class they have permissions for.
The sections of the Classes module are as follows:
Students: clicking on a student tile will take you to their student profile.
The Lessons module is where you can build and assign lessons to give to students. The Admin can see assigned lessons for any class they have permissions for.
The Bookshelf module is where you can upload resources that you can then share with students or teachers. The Admin can see or add to the bookshelf for any class in the any class they have permissions for.
The Assessments module is where you can create, edit, assign, and grade your assessments. The Admin can see assigned assessments for any class in they have permissions for.
From this page, you can:
The Gradebook module is where you can view student grades based on assessments or standards. The Admin can see the gradebook for any class they have permissions for, as well as add or edit grades.
There are two views in the gradebook:
Otus Plans allows educators to design individualized learning plans for each student and track their progress throughout the year.
The Blog module allows you to provide a way for you and your students to communicate using a blog format. The Admin can see or add to the blog 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.