Update Class Settings Grid: Assignment Categories

This topic covers how to update the assignment categories for a class from the class settings grid.

  1. Select Classes from the left sidebar.

  2. On the blue bar at top of the class list, hover over the gear icon at the far right, and select Edit Class Settings from the drop-down menu.

  3. Scroll to the right to view columns related to grade settings.

  4. Click the Assn Cats button to the right of a class's name to edit the assignment categories for that class. 

  5. In the Assignment Categories pop-up, select and/or enter the following information:

    • Next to Weight assignment categories?, select Yes to set up weighted categories or select No to set up unweighted categories.
    • Edit the assignment category names, if desired, or enter new category names in the available fields. 
    • If you selected Yes for weighted categories, enter the weighted percentage for each category.
    • Check the box next to Drop Lowest Score to drop each students’ lowest score on an assignment in the assignment category.
    • Select the Save Settings button at the bottom of the pop-up to save your changes.

  6. Click the green Submit button at the bottom of the class settings grid to save the categories.