How do I sync grades to the legacy PowerTeacher gradebook in PowerSchool?

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If your institution is using the legacy PowerTeacher gradebook in PowerSchool as a student information system (SIS), you can use the Canvas Gradebook to pass grades back to PowerSchool. Grades are passed back if an assignment is specifically included as part of the grades transfer. You can include grades for assignments, graded discussions, and quizzes on a per-assignment basis.

View the PowerSchool integration video.

Notes:

  • This integration requires the Post Grades to SIS feature option. Learn how to manage course features.
  • PowerSchool requires specific setup procedures before you can post grades. Depending on how assignments are assigned to students, some grades may not be able to be passed back to PowerSchool. For PowerSchool details and troubleshooting tips, view the Legacy PowerTeacher Gradebook Instructor Help document in the Canvas Community.

Open Grades

Open Grades

In Course Navigation, click the Grades link.

Sync Grades

  Sync Grades 

Click the Post Grades button.

Export Grades

Export Grades

If your Gradebook does not include a Sync Grades button, you can sync PowerSchool grades in the Export menu.

Ignore Errors

Ignore Errors

Canvas notifies you if there are any errors with your submission [1]. Errors usually occur because of a duplicate assignment name, the assignment is missing a due date, or both.

A red dot displays next to the error(s).

To ignore the error(s), click the Ignore These button [2].

Correct Errors

Correct Errors

If you want to correct the error(s), update the error field(s) as appropriate.

Once the Gradebook no longer contains assignment errors, click the Continue button.

Sync Grades

Sync Grades

Canvas displays the number of assignments that will be sent to PowerSchool. Click the Sync Grades button.

Note: It may take a few minutes for data to appear in PowerSchool.

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