Each group represents a collection of students. Assessments, Lessons, and Bookshelf Resources can be assigned to unique groups of students within the platform.
If you need to remove a student from a group they've been added to, follow the steps below.
❗ Teachers can only remove students from teacher-created groups. If the student is to be removed from a district-created group, they will have to be removed by an administrator.
Step 1: Navigate to your Classes module.
Step 2: Select Students.
Step 3: Choose the correct class from the dropdown menu.
Step 4: In the Group column, click on the student group you wish to remove the student from.
💡 Tip from the Otus Team: If the circle is filled in completely, that is a teacher-created group. If the circle is half-filled in, that is a district-created group. You can only remove students from teacher-created groups (the completely filled in circles).
Step 5: Select Yes or No to confirm.
Student Groups FAQ
What can I use student groups for? Many things! You can assign assessments, assign lessons, and share resources with student groups. Here are some specific examples: give a modified assessment, share enrichment resources, identify students who need extra help, keep track of student clubs, such as Book Club....and many more!
Besides in the class list, where else can I create and assign groups? Groups can be created from many places, such as: assessment analytics, standards analytics, 3rd Party analytics, and the grade book,
How do I remove a student from a group? You can remove students from groups by clicking on the group indicator while on the class list.
How can I see what students are in each group? Click here to see how you can view the students in each group.
Is there a rule to the order the groups are listed for a student? Yes; the group indicators are listed alphanumerically left-to-right , first by district groups, followed by teacher created groups.
Can I share groups with other teachers? You can share groups by making teachers a co-teacher of your class. Any co-teacher of any class will be able to see and use the groups created for that class.
Who can see the groups I've created? Only you and any co-teachers in your class. Students, parents, administrators, and other teachers aren't able to see your student groups.
Who can add or delete new groups (or add/delete students from groups)? Only the teacher and any co-teachers of the class.
What's the difference between a solid and half-shaded circle? The solid circle represents a teacher created group. The half-shaded circle represents a district created group.