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Is there a way to hide student answers to some assessments and open answers to others? There are times I want students to look at previous assessments for corrections, but students aren't finished with current assessments. I really don't want them al...

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How can you shuffle answers on an assessment?

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Previously when I have printed student score sheets it had them all on one page. Now it seems that it wants to print student score sheets on on separate pages. How can I get it to print them all on one page again? This is much friendlier and reduces ...

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Can you see what a student put as an answer on a technology enhanced item such as drag and drop or fill in the blank on a TE21 assessment?

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Has Mastery Connect been updated with a feature that connects trackers to Classic Quizzes & New Quizzes? Am I understanding that correctly? 

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How do I change my scoring method? I want a four-point scale, not a three-point scale. 

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I have a teacher looking for a report that shows which questions student got wrong.  We can see the them if we go into the item analysis, it will show which student selected which answer for each question.  And I can see them under the performance gr...

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Each student score sheet  is printed on a separate page, whereas the score sheets used to be on the same page and I could cut them apart.  Now, having these on sparate sheets, uses 15 to 20 sheets of paper to give students their score sheets to see w...

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I think there is an error in this question:Navigate--655811At Lincoln Heights Junior High, students have the option to participate in two electives, Art and Band.Seventy-five percent of the students participate in Art and 55% participate in Band. Wha...

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I am new to Mastery Connect.  Is it possible to upload or import a previously created document to Mastery Connect?  Thank you.

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Trying to clone an assessment I created but the clone option is not available.  Went and removed the assessment from trackers, since no option to clone.  Is there a setting I'm missing?

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I am having the same issue.  When I went to DRAFT and CLICK EDIT...I tried to click on CREATE ASSESSMENT and there was a "no" sign (like in NO SMOKING...the circle with the line through it).  Now, my assessment is just lingering in the DRAFT departme...

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How does students upload their show work on each problem?

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Hello. For some reason on many of my tests, some items will spell out apos instead of just using an apostrophe. I posted an example below. Any way for Mastery Connect to remedy this issue? Thanks.  

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when looking at results for a whole benchmark exam, I see a percentage of meeting and approaching students, but I cannot get a list of who those students are.  

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Is there a way to print out the rubric on an assessment? 

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What are the cut scores for distinguished, mastery, developing, and beginner?

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Is there anyway to have it automatically set up to where the code does not expire for a year? I am trying to find a way to not have to change it individually for every assignment. Also, is there anyway to have the highlight tool, strikethrough tool, ...

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What happens when you try to print, @VickiWright ?

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This is not the case with me

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Same here!!!

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Thank you so much! I was so confused until I sought help and arrived at this page!!!!

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I am having the same problem.  This is frustrating and a waste of paper.  

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Is there a way to change the student order?  My new students are at the end of my student roster in Skyward but MC has the in alphabetical order.  Can I change the order in MC? Thanks,Marie Earl

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From what I have seen so far, it needs to be reopened in mastery connect to allow an additional attempt.

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Hello-I am trying to give my students an assessment in canvas using mastery.  I made the assessment in mastery and when I go to student view and click on the assessment in assignments in canvas it says not authorized.  What do I need to do?

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I am looking for a test bank for my World Geography course to give to my students.

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Exact same problem here and I have 70 students! Please change it back to the original format. I do not have enough printer paper for this! 

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Is there a way to set it up to where a student can not see their score on a test?

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Hi @GeraldDibb , You should be able to push the Create Assessment button if you've correctly populated the assessment with items. For an item-based assessment, if you've added items from an item bank or created items yourself, the Create Assessment b...

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Mastery Connect Product Blog

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  Tl;dr – Beginning today, Community members will only be able to comment on Product Blogs published in the last six months.   In 2023, the Instructure Product blog received 298,500+ page views and w...

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Pausing to reflect on your recent achievements is an exercise that can be exhilarating and humbling.  During the past few years, our Product teams have been on a continuous journey of innovation. We’...

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The Mastery Connect R&D Team has a few new features that we hope will make things a little easier as you start the new year.  Authoring assessments is even easier when you have the data you need. Now...

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  March was a busy month as our product and engineering teams were busy planning for the remainder of 2023—and we are now ready to share! You can view our just-updated Community Roadmap. Each new fea...

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We are moving up the timeline on our development of New Quizzes Conversion to Mastery Assessments and providing you with a Student Experience Preview on the assessment builder.    Classic Quizzes con...

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The Mastery Item Bank allows teachers to create assessments with rigorous, standards-based items and get immediate feedback so they can adjust instruction in the moment, when it has the greatest impa...

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Since I joined Instructure earlier this year, I’ve been repeatedly honored and humbled by educators around the world and the work you are doing. I have found the many, many conversations I have had w...

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Today is the day! After reviewing our proposed path forward with various community members, we can share an outline of the next version of Idea Conversations! Building on what we learned from you, we...

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  If you are a district administrator using both the Mastery Connect (AMS) and Canvas (LMS) applications, you already have the tools for a successful year. You can easily deliver learning activities ...

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Online PD is moving to a new home! Mastery Connect Online PD is getting a new and improved home on Thursday, August 18th, 2022. You can still access all the great PD video content in Mastery Connect ...

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  The Canvas Outcomes team is looking to update and improve the Learning Mastery Gradebook (LMGB) and we'd love your input on how to do that! We are looking to engage in some user interviews over the...

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  Based on feedback from our community, we have changed the icon for item banks and resources within Canvas LMS and Mastery Connect from a piggy bank to a file folder. We have recently received feedb...

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Linking your Tracker to a new course will quickly move student data in the Tracker and allow you to pick up where you left off in your other course.  In your new course, click on the Mastery Tracker T...

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The MasteryConnect team was hard at work in 2021. Check out some of the features we are most proud of sharing with you.

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Teacher App Support for Technology Enhanced Items Up until this point, our wonderful teachers have been limited in the kinds of assessments they’ve been able to view, grade, or interact with inside of...

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District Approved Curriculum Maps* Curriculum Maps allow you to organize standards, assessments, and resources into a blueprint for Trackers. When used at the district level, Maps ensure that all teac...

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Our product process starts in discovery, where we as a team work with stakeholders like you, our fabulous designers, and our engineering team to collaboratively find a solution that meets the needs of...

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Mastery Connect in the Global Navigation It is great to have access to your Tracker in a course, but what if you need to access your entire MasteryConnect account? Simply click on MasteryConnect in th...

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Districts want to help their educators ensure standard mastery, and then correlate those formative results with benchmark and summative data to predict progress - as well as to analyze disparities and...

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Thank you to those of you who were able to attend the MasteryConnect Updates: More to Love for Back to School ‘21  webinar! We had a great time showing off the awesome new features that are on the wa...

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Create a new Tracker from a standard set or curriculum map or link an existing Tracker to your Canvas course and enjoy a seamless experience throughout the year. You will no longer need to switch betw...

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Keeping the teacher in mind, we had three primary goals: Make it easier to access and disaggregate assessment data.Better identify individual needs of students to allow for differentiated instruction....

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Let’s take a look at the new MasteryConnect Tracker organization (Coming Soon!), and a few improved teacher workflows that make assessing students and accessing data even easier.  As of today, the maj...

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Some of you are heading out the door for summer break, but here at MasteryConnect we are already planning for back to school with a set of new enhancements. Some features are live and waiting for you ...

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We are all about actionable data at MasteryConnect. Our goal is to improve student outcomes by providing educators with tools to:  Identify levels of understanding Target students for appropriate inte...

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Recently, MasteryConnect launched the expansion of tools and accommodations to include annotation tools. Tools such as notepad, sticky notes, and drawing can help students of all ages engage with the ...

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We are taking small deliberate steps in creating seamless experiences between our products—this is one of them, and we need your feedback! This effort focuses on one aspect of the MasteryConnect Canva...

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Mastery Connect Release Notes

Learn about the latest releases, updates, and bug fixes for Mastery Connect

In this Mastery Connect release (October 26), Canvas New Quizzes can be converted to Mastery Connect assessments.    New Feature   New Quiz Conversion to Mastery Connect Canvas New Quizzes can be converted to Mastery Connect assessments. New Quizz...

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In this Mastery Connect release (October 19), users can include archived student data when bulk exporting scores as CSV reports.    New Feature   Bulk Export Archived Student Data Users can include archived student data when bulk exporting scores...

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In this Mastery Connect release (September 28), district administrators can bulk deliver benchmark assessments. An interface update is also included.    New Feature   Bulk Benchmark Assessment Delivery District administrators can bulk deliver benc...

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In this Mastery Connect release (September 21), teachers, collaborators, and admins with permissions to access a tracker can export a CSV report that displays mastery and assessment results by student for each standard in a tracker. Additionally, in...

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In this Mastery Connect release (August 24), administrators can download a CSV-formatted file of the Overview Report. Also, the experience for creating and editing curriculum maps and trackers is updated to provide various windows for an intuitive wo...

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In this Mastery Connect release (August 17), all standard selector drop-down menus are updated. Also, instructors can print all of their assessments. Additionally, users can easily view the number of items found next to the standard and item type. A...

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In this Mastery Connect release  (August 11), districts that use Chromebooks can install Respondus Lockdown Browser using a new extension via the Chrome Web Store.    New Features   Respondus Lockdown Browser Chromebook Extension Districts that us...

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In this Mastery Connect release  (July 20), a Tracker Status field is added to the benchmark progress export.    Updated Features   Tracker Status Field A Tracker Status field is added to the benchmark progress export.    The Tracker Status field...

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In this Mastery Connect release (June 29), Mastery Connect introduces an updated user experience which includes: the ability to convert Canvas Classic Quizzes to Mastery assessments, a new assessment creation experience, and a Tracker Assessment lis...

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In this Mastery Connect release  (February 2), the district teacher export includes teacher status.   New Features   Teacher Status The district teacher export includes a teacher status column. This update allows users to easily view teacher statu...

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In this Mastery Connect release (January 19), the option to Include Dictionary and Picture Dictionary is available in the Export Students modal.   New Features   Export Students Dictionary Setting The option to Include Dictionary and Picture Dicti...

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In this Mastery Connect release (January 13), teachers can create a Spanish language Mastery Connect item or passage. Additionally, Teachers can enable dictionary tools in Enhanced Accommodation (EA) assessments for individual students.   New Featur...

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In this Mastery Connect release (December 15), teachers and administrators can access Mastery View Predictive Assessment reports within Mastery Connect.   New Features   Mastery View Predictive Assessments Administrators and teachers can access Ma...

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In this Mastery Connect release (December 1), contextual metadata has been added to the item analysis graphs: this includes, item type, points available, the depth-of-knowledge (DOK) rating, and the item title. Updated Features Item Analysis...

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In this Mastery Connect release (September 15), district admins can export CSV reports of trackers, sections, students, and teachers from Mastery Connect.     New Features   Section, Tracker, and User CSV Exports District admins can export CSV rep...

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In this Mastery Connect release (August 18), the Helpful Resources menu links are updated to direct users to new Instructure Community, Online PD, and Support resources.     Updated Features   Helpful Resources Menu The Helpful Resources menu lin...

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In this Mastery Connect release (July 29), an export option is available in the Tracker-level Item Analysis report.     New Features   Tracker-level Item Analysis Export   An export option is available in the Tracker-level Item Analysis report. Th...

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In this Mastery Connect release (July 21), benchmark and district formative assessments are updated to provide a more clear user experience.     New Features   Assessment Management Experience Benchmark and district formative assessments are updat...

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In this Mastery Connect release (July 1), instructors can create a new tracker from one of their created or shared curriculum maps from the trackers list.     New Features   Create New Tracker from Curriculum Map Instructors can create a new track...

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In this Mastery Connect release (June 24), Mastery Connect has updated branding for Item Bank names, TE21 Reports and names, and mobile app tiles to better align with the Instructure brand.     New Features   Mastery Connect Branding Updates Maste...

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In this Mastery Connect release (June 16), filters on overview, benchmark, and district formative reports for admins have been redesigned. Also, admins have an Export Tracker Audit Report option in the Curriculum Map menu.     New Features   Repor...

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In this Mastery Connect release (April 28), instructors can easily enable text-to-speech functionality for all students in a tracker, as well as enable and customize the tool for individual students. Note: The text-to-speech tool must be activated i...

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In this MasteryConnect release (January 12), existing trackers can be migrated to a new course.     New Features   Tracker Migration Existing trackers can be migrated to a new course. This update allows instructors to easily maintain trackers over...

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In this MasteryConnect release (December 22): Navigate Item Bank has been updated to version 12.1.1The KDS Inspect Bank has been updated to the most recent version

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In this MasteryConnect release (December 14), CSV data exports allow users to choose between a classic format CSV export or an expanded format export with demographic data. Additionally, the Manage Data Exports page has been renamed the Data Export...

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In this MasteryConnect release (September 20), District Approved Resources allow users with permissions to create assessments and curriculum maps that cannot be cloned by other users in the district. Additionally, Accounts can determine if they wou...

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In this MasteryConnect release (August 31),  MasteryConnect roles have expanded to allow districts more flexibility with permissions in the admin tab.     New Feature   Roles Enablement MasteryConnect roles have expanded to allow districts more...

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In this MasteryConnect release (August 23), all TEI-authored assessments are supported on the mobile Teacher app for both Android and iOS devices. Additionally, MasteryConnect MasteryView assessments are available for purchase.  Note: Images in the...

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In this MasteryConnect release (July 2), Instructure introduces a deeper integration for customers using Canvas LMS and MasteryConnect. Additionally, Tracker navigation design aligns with the Instructure brand and includes improved workflows for te...

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In this MasteryConnect release (April 30), teachers can upload documents for individual students from the student report page.     New Feature   Document Uploader Teachers can upload documents for individual students from the student report pa...

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