How do I use my Dashboard to manage benchmarks as a teacher?
As a teacher, you can manage your benchmarks from the Dashboard in the Mastery Connect Home page. The Dashboard displays all available benchmarks, and allows you to generate and view test IDs, view delivery windows, and access the Performance Grader without opening your trackers.
Note: If an administrator (admin) has enabled secure benchmarking mode on a benchmark, you cannot access the Performance Grader and other details for the benchmark.
Open Benchmarks Dashboard
In the Global Navigation menu, click the Home link . By default, the Dashboard tab is selected . In the Dashboard, click the Benchmarks tab .
View Tracker Benchmarks
The Benchmarks tab displays a list of benchmarks that were delivered to your trackers, in order of availability window. Benchmarks closing soonest display at the top.
You can view a benchmark title  and a tracker where it is located . If a benchmark assessment is in multiple trackers, it is listed multiple times, once for each tracker.
To open the benchmark details window, click the benchmark name link .
To open the benchmark page in the tracker, click the tracker name link .
View Benchmark Details
In the benchmark details window, you can view assessment information, reports, notes/dates, and privacy settings. You can also print bubble sheets.
Note: If an admin has enabled secure benchmarking mode on a benchmark, you cannot view all benchmark details.
View Benchmark Progress
In the Benchmarks tab, you can view the number of students in the tracker who have assessment scores .
You can also view the benchmark availability status , as well as the availability window dates .
View Student List
To view a list of students in the tracker, click the section link.
In the section window, view the list of students.
Open Assess Window
To open the Assess window and view assessment administration information, click the Assess button.
The Assess window displays benchmark administration information, including the test ID, the expiration window, and the assessment tools and accommodations. Learn more about delivering a benchmark assessment to students.
To close the Assess Window, click the Close button .
Open Performance Grader
To view student answers and scores, click the Performance Grader button.
Learn more about how to manage a document-based assessment in the Performance Grader or how to manage an item-based assessment.
Note: If an admin has enabled secure benchmarking mode on a benchmark, you cannot access the Performance Grader.
Grade with Rubric
If the students have submitted the benchmark and it has rubric scoring items that require grading, the Needs Grading button displays. To open the Performance Grader and grade rubric scoring items, click the Needs Grading button.
Learn more about scoring rubric items using the Performance Grader.
Note: If an admin has enabled secure benchmarking mode on a benchmark, you cannot grade rubric items.