Convert Point Grades in Skyward
How to change point grades to weight properly in Skyward
If you use point values in your Skyward Gradebook YOU Must follow these steps to weight your grades properly
What are point grades?
- Grade value in Skyward 10, 12, 50 etc.
- Anything but 100
Can I use point values in Skyward?
- Yes and, depending on the scenario, (transferring from other programs), makes sense to streamline grading
- However, you must take AN ADDITIONAL STEP when using point value assignments to make sure the point values will be weighted equally in the grading categories.
Watch the Video Below to See How to Easily Correct Point Values for Proper Weighting
How do I make sure my point values are weighted correctly?
Assignment has 12 questions and the student got 8 correct. In Skyward it is recorded as 8, which means the student scored 8/12. If you view this as a percent, the system does not use the percent to calculate the average, you have to change it so it weights properly.
Click on the assignment that needs the adjustment in Skyward
Do the math:
100/total number of points and then round to the two decimal places
Enter that value in the WEIGHT MULTIPLIER FIELD
100/12 = 8.33
- You will now see the point value equal 100 or very close to it