Teacher Assistant Module. NC WISE Training Team NCDPI. Document Use. 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.
Teacher Assistant Module
NC WISE Training TeamNCDPI
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.
TA Configuration-LEA Setup
Navigation: eSIS START > Blue Navigate Button > Type in %TA Config% > Select TA Configuration
Each LEA/District/ Board adds TA Configuration information here
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.
New students admitted to courses
Students who have dropped the courses
Yellow Alert button allows read access to a Student Alert
Change numeric value in the Seq# column to change the order of student names
Select “Lock” from the menu bar at the top of the screen
Click the Home Rooms radio button.
Allows teacher to add absence/late reasons.
Click the Classes radio button.
Reason codes must be entered in the attendance office.
The summary button allows you to view attendance for a class by month
Navigation: Set Up Options > Preferences > Edit User Profile Button (top right corner)
Enter old password
Enter new password
Verify new password
Note: Fees, Teams and Programs can be seen if set up in the TA Configuration screen.
Highlight the student name
Select the Academic Progress Button
Allows teachers using shared access to see how their students are performing in other classes
Highlight the student name
Select the Student Absences Button
Daily absences can be viewed.
Absences can be viewed for all classes if a period attendance school
Allows teachers to view other types of student information
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.
Failure Threshold can be used as a visual aide to teachers. All scores below this setting will appear with a pink background.
A prep must be set up before the spreadsheet can be used.
Select a Title for the Prep
Click the Select Classes button
What you can view in this area will depend on your “My Options” selections
Free form box
Teachers add categories
Assessment Types are selected from a drop down list populated by the LEA Coordinator.
Add comments for the Progress Report
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 prep
Select the correct reporting period
Click Add Assessment
Short Name and Narrative auto populate, but can be modified for a unique Assessment
Select the Add This Assessment To Other Classes button
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 term
Select the correct Reporting Term
Click Enter Mark/Comments
The Assessment must be selected before the Student Names will appear
Type in the numeric mark
Use the down arrow key to move to the next student
Highlight the student name and click the Edit comment button
Comments can be selected from School comments or comments set up in TAM
Text box populates with selected comments
Changes can be made
Free form typing is allowed
Allows view of all students at once without scrolling
Sometimes used when no comments will be added.
See the student average at a glance
Select Reporting Term
Click Post Marks to Report Card
Marks are posted automatically to the reporting period selected on the Spreadsheet
Select Go To Mark Entry Screen Button
Click the Question mark to add comments to the report card
Check the Mark entry is complete box.
Click View to see comments
Marks posted successfully
Mark Earned % 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