1. The Attendance Tool allows you to record attendance and allows the student to track their attendance. It consists of creating an attendance scheme, creating a register, and taking attendance. NOTE:  the Attendance does not connect with the Grade book

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2. This tutorial will cover Recording Attendance.

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3. Click Management

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4. Click Attendance

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5. Click your Attendance Register,  MW Classes

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6. Scroll and click the calendar icon next to the appropriate class meeting.

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7. Scroll and click the dropdown under Attendance Status

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8. Select your attendance type, in this case P for present.

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9. Click None

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10. Select L

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11. Click None

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12. Select A

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13. When finished, click Save.

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14. Scroll and click Close

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15. There is a shortcut option when taking attendance I'd like to show you.  Scroll and click the calendar icon for W1W

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16. Click Set Status for All Users

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17. Click the dropdown under Status

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18. Since you would assume the majority of your students attend class, select P

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19. Click Save

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20. Click Save

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21. This fills in the status for every student.  Now you can go back and change only those that were not present.  Let's change TLT Student to Late.

Scroll and click P next to TLT Student

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22. Select L

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23. Click Save

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24. Scroll down and click Close

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25. Now let's take a look at the Attendance Register.  You'll see that is shows the attendance for each user.

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26. If we scroll to the right of the screen you'll see the percentage of classes the student has attended as well as their attendance totals.

Based on the Cause for Concern I set you'll see the last student has a Concern icon next to their name.

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27. One other note, the percent attendance number cannot be automatically synchronized with the grade book in OAKS.  You must manually enter these numbers into the grade book if so desired.

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28. Click Done

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29. That's it. You're done.

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Interactive tutorial

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