Big Updates to Teacher Tools

Version 0.2.9
Released 10/3/2020

What’s New?

We enabled support for each school district’s unique values such as:

Sample District 1

EXC

I

MSG

PND

EM

Sample District 2

EXE

INC

NG

   

Standards Based Grading

MST

PRF

SAT

AP

EM

With rare exception, all text values from Excel will be sent to Frontline SIS.
See exceptions in next tab.

To support importing of certain file types, some text values will be are automatically converted based on district.

Specifically:

  • “N/A”  and “EX” from Canvas Exports
  • “Excused” “Missing” and “Incomplete” from Schoology Exports

District Group A:

Original Value

“N/A”

“EX”
“Excused”

“Missing”

“Incomplete”

Converted to:

blank

EXC

MSG

I

Applies For Districts:

Austin ISD  | Arlington ISD | Donna ISD | El Paso ISD | Fabens ISD | Galena Park ISD
Goose Creek CISD | Lubbock ISD | Tyler ISD

District Group B:

Original Value

“N/A”

“EX”
“Excused”

“Missing”

“Incomplete”

Converted to:

blank

EXE

INC

INC

Applies For Districts:

Desoto ISD | Forney ISD | Hays CISD | Judson ISD
Lancaster ISD | LifeSchools | Magnolia ISD | Orenda ISD | Palestine ISD
Southwest ISD | Seguin ISD | Taylor ISD | Uplift Education | Waco ISD | Willis ISD

Do you want a different set of auto-converted values for your school or district? Let us know.

Added support for decimal values

  • Numbers above 1 will be rounded to nearest 0.1
    Examples:    
    5.75 🡒 5.8
    8.42 🡒 8.4
    9.04 🡒 9.0

     

  • Decimals between 0 and 1 will round to either 0 or 1 (Frontline SIS doesn’t support decimals less than 1)
    Examples:
    0.4 🡒 0
    0.5 🡒 1

iXL Score Grid Gradebook File Support

You can now export directly from iXL Score Grid (Gradebook View) and import without modifying the Excel file!
Check out how in the new training slides (slide 34) or the iXL video walkthrough

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