This article is for Administrators and Teachers
Ability for Parents, Teachers and Administrators to easily review how long Students spend reading.
Ability for Parents, Teachers and Administrators to keep track of the type of books Students read, and thus their comfortable reading level.
Ability for Teachers and Administrators to work together with Parents to monitor and encourage Student reading habits.
Log in as an Administrator.
Navigate to Management>School>Year Levels.
Click on the View button for a particular Year Level.
Check the symbol next to Enable Reader:
If there is a green tick, the Students in this Year Level have access to create Reader entries.
If there is a red line, the Students in this Year Level do not have access to create Reader entries.
If Reader is not enabled, click on the Edit button to the top right of this screen.
Change the selection to Yes for the Enable Reader setting.
Select the Reader Time Format:
Hours/Minutes if you require Students to record how long their reading sessions are (ideal if Students have a daily reading goal).
Days if you require Students to record how many days they have spent reading the book specified (ideal if Students are assigned a single book to read).
Click on the Save button.
Students in this Year Level will now be able to create Reader entries.
Administrators are not able to create Reader entries on behalf of Students.
Teachers are able to create Reader entries on behalf of Students.
Both Administrators and Teachers (as well as Parents) are able to sign off Reader entries.
Log in as a Teacher or Administrator.
Students are listed by Class, in alphabetical order.
To change the Class being viewed, select the Class from the drop-list to the top left of this screen.
The number of nights/days the Student has cumulatively read on, the number of books they have read and the date their entries were last updated can be reviewed from this screen.
To view and sign off on the Reader entries of an individual Student, click on their View button.
Individual entries are displayed in the Reader tab.
The Summary tab lists the books read by the Student, the time spent reading per each book, and when the book was last read.
New entries which have not been signed off by a Parent, Teacher or Administrator will be in an Awaiting Sign Off state, and are highlighted in yellow:
In this state, Administrators and Teachers are able to edit any details of the entry.
To approve the Reader entry and sign off, click the Save button.
Once the entry is saved, it can be edited again by clicking the Edit button however it will revert back to the Awaiting Sign Off state.
Entries that have been signed off by a Parent, Teacher or Administrator will be highlighted in green.
The entry will list the name of the Parent, Teacher or Administrator who signed it off.
Teachers will see an empty Reader record in this screen which they are able to populate on behalf of their Student.