Once you have created an easyCBM Lite account, it’s time to add your students. Starting from the Dashboard tab, click on the “Students” tab. Add new Groups or Students by clicking the green “+” button. You will be directed to a screen with two columns. One on the left marked Groups and one on the right marked Students.Starting with the Student column, click on the + button. A pop-up “Create Student” window will appear. Fill in student information, then click the Create button in the lower right-hand side corner of the box. Repeat to add each student.Teacher Deluxe users have an additional feature to upload student rosters using an Excel file. This feature can be accessed in the Admin tab (upper right-hand corner of the Dashboard) under the “Student Records” section. Click on the “Upload student roster” link and follow the instructions.Now, assign students to groups. Grouping students organizes them for testing and reports. You can create as many “groups” as you’d like and students can exist in multiple groups.
In the “Groups” column, click on the green “+” button. A blank box will appear at the bottom. Give the group a name then click on the green checkmark box to the right.
All your students are automatically listed in the All Students group. To activate and assign a student to an additional group, first click on a Group name, then go to the Student column and check the corresponding box to the left of their name. If you do not assign a student to a group, the student’s name will not display when measures are assigned to that group, and he/she will not be able to login and take an assessment.
To assign students to groups, select the group you would like in the “Groups” box. Then in the “Students” box click on the small box to the left of the student’s name to add a √ check mark and assign students to that group. Once students are assigned to groups, you will see when you click on the group only the students in that group will be highlighted.
To assign an online progress monitoring measure, go to the “Measures” tab and click on the grade of the test you want to administer (the numbered box located just to the right of the header “Grade”).
Now scroll down the page until you locate the name of the assessment you wish to administer. On the right-hand side you will see a “Take Online” checkbox (for those assessments that can be administered online).
Click the box, and a list of your student groups will appear. Once you’ve selected the groups you want tested, have students login to: https://app.easycbm.com/+ your username, and then take the assigned test (students will have to login using the teacher’s username). Once the students are logged in, their group and individual names should appear for selection along with their test options.
If you are entering student scores instead of having them take an online test, click on the “Enter Scores” column, and a pop-up window will appear. Select the group name, then fill in the student responses or scores. Make sure to select the Save button when you are finished entering the scores.