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How do I Create an Assessment?

To begin creating an assessment login to Markboard and select the class you're creating an assessment for.

From here click on the green '+' button in the top right of the page.

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Select the style you want for your new assessment. The options are:

  • Grade - score, level or letter-based grades based on an overall value, such as 100
  • Binary - a pass / fail assessment
  • Rubric - similar to grade assessments but also has an attached rubric
  • Observation - anecdotal comments about students

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Once you've chosen a style you'll be asked to enter details for the assessment as shown below

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You'll want to start by naming the assessment which is the only mandatory field to fill out.

At this point, you can edit other details of your assessment which include:

  • Tag assessment to a unit
  • Determine what students will be assessed
  • Specify a due date
  • Adjust the Category the assessment is part of (will default to the first one in your subject)
  • Set it as a summative or formative assessment
  • Set it as an extra credit assignment (only available if the assessment is set as summative)
  • Attach curriculum/standards to this assessment
  • Edit Rubric
  • Select which classes you want to copy this assessment into

This information can also be added or changed later. (See Edit Assessment article)

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