Articles for the Classes module
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Classes OverviewThis article will give a brief overview of the sections available in the Classes module.
Class Board OverviewOverview and introduction to the Class Board.
Mailbox OverviewOverview of the Otus Mailbox feature.
Teacher RecognitionsCreate, assign, and manage classroom recognitions as a teacher.
View or Edit Class InformationChange grade level, subject, class name, archive and delete classes, or download a roster on the Class Info page.
Change the Main Teacher of a ClassUpdate the main teacher of a class from the Main Admin account.
Add a Co-Teacher to a ClassAdd co-teachers to classes as a main teacher or administrator.
Remove a Co-Teacher from a ClassRemove or delete a co-teacher.
View Class ListsFrom the class list, teachers can view their students, assign recognitions, manage groups, and much more.
View or Print a Class RosterThis article shows how to download and print a class roster.
Create a ClassManually add a class in an admin or teacher account.
Document BehaviorsOptions for documenting positive or negative behaviors, including visibility of the documentation.
Remove Student from a ClassRemove or delete a student from your class roster.
Archive, Unarchive, or Delete a ClassArchive, unarchive, or permanently delete classes.
How to Move Student Grades from Class to Class Mid-PeriodThis is the best practice for collecting student data before you transfer them between classes mid-year.
Create a Sandbox Class and Sandbox Student AccountAdd a practice/fake class with a practice/fake student for testing purposes.
Add a Long Term SubBest practices for adding a long term (2+ days) substitute teacher or temporary teacher to a class.
Student Profile OverviewThe student profile is the central location for all data related to an individual student.
Main Student ProfileView information related to the student's progress through class performance and individualized learning plans.
Student Profile: Information SectionThe Information section has details for student groups, classes, family contacts and communication log, notes, and attachments.
Review District RosteringReview rostering from the main admin account for your district.
Student Profile: Reports SectionThe reports section of the student profile contains logs of student assessments, recognitions, attendance, and 3rd party data.
Student Profile: Content SectionThe content section of the student profile contains the items added to the student portfolio.
Add Attachments to the Student ProfileTeachers can upload any kind of file to the student record, which stays with the student account from year to year.
Notes and Report Card CommentsAdd, view, edit, or delete notes and report card comments in the student profile.
Student Portfolio OverviewOverview of the student portfolio with links to additional information.
Add Items to the Student PortfolioAdd items to the student portfolio as a teacher or administrator.
Remove Items from the Student PortfolioThis is the process for removing items from the student portfolio.
Family Communication LogView and add to the family communication log in the student profile.
Add Students to a ClassThis article will show you how to add students to a class via email address, class code, or CSV upload.
Locate Student CodeFind a student's code from a teacher, administrator, or student account.
Create and Publish Class Board PostsUse the class board to share announcements with classes.
Edit or Delete a Post on your Class BoardHow to edit or delete a post from the Class Board
Pin a Class Board PostPin a post you want to highlight to the top of your Class Board.
Class Board Days of the Week LogosAdd these images to your Class Board posts to make your daily updates pop!
Class Student GroupsCreate, add students, edit, and delete class-level student groups.
District Student GroupsCreate, add students, edit, and delete district student groups. This function is only available in administrator accounts.
Recognitions OverviewOverview of student recognitions in Otus.
District Teacher GroupsDistrict Teacher Groups can be created and added to by any Admin User.
View and Edit Student RecognitionsView the recognitions an individual student has been given or remove recognitions assigned to a specific student.
District RecognitionsCreate, assign, and manage district recognitions as an administrator.
Review District Student Groups SyncCheck to ensure that student groups are syncing properly from your SIS.
Upload Student RecognitionsUpload behavioral data from outside sources to Otus.
Send a Mailbox Message to StudentsSend an email or text message to students.
Send a Mailbox Message to Family MembersSend an email or text to family members of your students.
Add Otus to Your Email ContactsThis will show you how to add our Otus Mailbox email address to your contact list to avoid messages going to your junk or spam folders.