As students read and answer questions on Actively Learn, teachers can see student thinking, grade responses, and provide individual and timely feedback! Students are more motivated and engaged when they know their teachers are paying attention to their voice, especially in a real world, social reading experience.
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NOTE: Multiple Choice questions are automatically graded.
The one below is set up with the default: zero, Incomplete, Basic, Proficient, Advanced. But the other alternatives are illustrated in the gradebook settings.
NOTE: Choosing not to grade a question means it will not be calculated into the students' grades and will be excluded from the Gradebook report. You can always enable grading for a question if you do change your mind.
After a student submits an answer to a question, they may request to have their response reset. Allowing students to re-attempt the question is helpful for students, especially if they're incorporating your feedback! You can also do this in bulk for all requests in the assignment.
You'll always be able to see any of the student's prior responses in the question as well as earlier grades you assigned them.
Students can send a private message to you when they do not quite understand a portion of the text. The review flags provide the opportunity to evaluate the passage with the student, or with the whole class.
These look like flags in the margin of the text:
When students leave comments, you can reply to them, helping them understand what's going on!
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