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This document is the property of the NC DPI and may not be copied in whole or in part without the express written permission of the NC DPI.
This curriculum is intended for LEAs to use and/or customize for re-delivery based on specific LEA needs. If modifications and additions are made to this curriculum, LEAs are responsible for the content.
Navigation: eSIS START > Blue Navigate Button > Type in %TA Config% > Select TA Configuration
Navigation:School > School Information > Reporting Periods
Navigation:Blue Navigate button > Teacher Assistant 2
Coordinators, Data Managers, Counselors, and Principals can navigate to TAM.
Coordinators have access to all teachers in all schools.
School Users have access to teachers in their school.Navigating to TAM
User name navigate to TAM.
New students admitted to courses navigate to TAM.
Students who have dropped the coursesClass Changes Notification Screen
Yellow Alert button allows read access to a Student Alert navigate to TAM.Yellow Alert
Change numeric value in the Seq# column to change the order of student namesRe-Sequencing Students
Select “Lock” from the menu bar at the top of the screen of student namesLocking the System
Click the of student namesHome Rooms radio button.
Allows teacher to add absence/late reasons.Recording Daily Attendance
Click the of student namesClasses radio button.
Reason codes must be entered in the attendance office.Recording Period Attendance
Navigation: Set Up Options > Preferences > Edit User Profile Button (top right corner)
Enter old password by month
Enter new password
Verify new passwordChanging Your Password
Note: Fees, Teams and Programs can be seen if set up in the TA Configuration screen.
Highlight the student name by month
Select the Academic Progress ButtonAcademic Progress
Allows teachers using shared access to see how their students are performing in other classesAcademic Progress…
Highlight the student name students are performing in other classes
Select the Student Absences ButtonStudent Absences
Daily absences can be viewed. students are performing in other classes
Absences can be viewed for all classes if a period attendance schoolStudent Absences
Allows teachers to view other types of student information students are performing in other classesOther Features
Checking this box will cause the gradebook to use previous reporting period marks in determining the current reporting period mark.
DPI best practices suggests teachers not use this option.
Numeric Score Default can be set. students are performing in other classes
Failure Threshold can be used as a visual aide to teachers. All scores below this setting will appear with a pink background.Default Settings
A prep must be set up before the spreadsheet can be used. students are performing in other classesMy Preps
Select a Title for the Prep students are performing in other classesAdding a Prep
Click the Select Classes button students are performing in other classesSelect Classes
What you can view in this area will depend on your “My Options” selectionsPrep Classes Report Cycles
Free form box Options” selections
Teachers add categoriesPrep Category
Assessment Types are selected from a drop down list populated by the LEA Coordinator.Prep Assessment Types
Add comments for the Progress Report populated by the LEA Coordinator.My Comments Tab
Place the cursor on the line of the class you wish to select and click the spreadsheet button
Remember that the class must be assigned to a prepAdding An Assessment
Select the correct reporting period and click the spreadsheet buttonAdding an Assessment…
Click Add Assessment and click the spreadsheet buttonAdding An Assessment…
Short Name and Narrative auto populate, but can be modified for a unique AssessmentAdding an Assessment…
Select the Add This Assessment To Other Classes button for a unique AssessmentAdding this Assessment to Other Classes
Check the box, add across and complete one line before moving to the next.
Add Assign Date (school day)
Add Due date (school day)
Identify the report termAdding Assessments to Other Classes
Select the correct Reporting Term moving to the next.
Click Enter Mark/CommentsEntering Marks in the Spreadsheet
Type in the numeric mark will appear
Use the down arrow key to move to the next studentEntering Marks…
Text box populates with selected comments set up in TAM
Changes can be made
Free form typing is allowedEntering Comments…
Allows view of all students at once without scrolling set up in TAM
Sometimes used when no comments will be added.Condensed Mark Entry in the Spreadsheet
See the student average at a glance set up in TAMViewing Student Progress in the Spreadsheet
Select Reporting Term set up in TAM
Click Post Marks to Report CardPosting Marks to the Report Card
Marks are posted automatically to the reporting period selected on the SpreadsheetPosting Marks to Report Card…
Select Go To Mark Entry Screen Button selected on the SpreadsheetPosting Marks to Report Card
Click the Question mark to add comments to the report card selected on the Spreadsheet
Check the Mark entry is complete box.Posting Marks to Report Card…
Click View to see comments selected on the SpreadsheetPosting Marks to Report Card…
Marks posted successfully selected on the SpreadsheetPosting Marks to Report Card…
Mark Earned selected on the Spreadsheet % Weight
Max Score Total Weight
(Mark Earned X Assmt. Weight
Assmt. Max Score X Assmt. Weight * 100
Teacher Assistant Module (TAM): Teacher’s Guide
Teacher Assistant Module Instructor Guide
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