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Will this conversion allow you to track which path the students are in?  Classic quizzes shows this, but does it chart which path each student is on in New Quizzes?  If not, is this a feature that will be available in the future?

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Can you change the speed the text is read aloud to students when this is given as an accomodation?

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How do I create a multi section test that will only allow desmos calculator on one section?

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where do I find the Test ID for students to login?

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I have a student on my roster who disenrolled in January of 2024. Her name still appears on my Mastery Connect roster. I have reached out my school principal, the district testing coordinator, as well as IT, but no one has been able to solve this pro...

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When I assign my assessment in Mastery Connect, I have chosen accommodations for students, but they do not appear on the student end.  What am I doing wrong?

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When our teachers convert a New Quiz to a Mastery Connect, some of the images do not come through.  A "broken" image icon appears instead.  All of the images are .png images and were all uploaded in the same way.  Example:  One of our teachers attemp...

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If teachers print the quizzes instead of giving them online, it is there an easy way to get an answer key?

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I have created a new assessment, but when I hit "create assessment" and check to make sure the document is there, the whole document will not load.  I can barely make out the cover page and none of the passages or questions will show up.  It will not...

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Hello! Due to staffing changes, we have students in more than 1 tracker and it is impacting our completion rates. How do we rectify this?

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I posted an assessment titled "Theme and Text Evidence Practice" for two classes. I assigned it twice and both classes took it both times. The first time classes took it is not showing up anymore. I am needing help retrieving the data from the first ...

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Has anyone figured this out??

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When assigning or creating a new assessment the reading passage is being duplicated for some reason. I have attached an example for reference. 

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My students completed a pre-assessment and only some grades posted. The majority of the grades did not post. I refreshed the page, I shut down the computer, and I used a different device. It is still not posting on Mastery. Any ideas on what is wrong...

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My APHG Ch 12 23-24 assessment has been uploaded, answer key made, yet the system does not allow me to complete the "create assessment process"

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How do you create an assessment with a passage and questions that you have created and put into your personal bank?

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Is there a setting that can be changed to where the Benchmark data of Mastery, Near Mastery, and Remediation can be included with the tests I've created in the overall mastery of the standard? 

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Hello @DWeisman ,   This is certainly possible. Under the "More Options" section of a question, you can ensure that the scoring method is set to eQuivsymbolic. This will allow what you have above to work. It will look for anything that is mathematica...

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The proficiency calcuation is set by the district, which is by default "Most Recent;" However, you can use the Individual Student Mastery Report to see the "overall course mastery" for a student. 

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Hello @LaurieBoyer-Sen ,   You can certainly reopen a submitted formative assessment.    How do I reopen a submitted formative assessment? If it is a district benchmark, then that is something you will have to ask an admin for assistance on. 

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Hello @BryanSnyder ! You can create Multiple choice questions either as a Document-Based Assessment or Author your own when creating an item-based assessment. There are a variety of question types you can make aside from that.   

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I am trying to create an assessment and I do not have multiple choice as an option for the question.  This is very strange as most of the questions on this system are multiple choice?  Help please! 

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Is there anywhere to find students' cumulative mastery levels rather than just "most recent?"    

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I have some questions about some students that were enrolled here at our school after our initial integration into Mastery Connect.  These students are not able to take a Mastery Connect quiz, so I think it must have something to do with the timing f...

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Yes.  When you "ADD ASSESSMENT," you will indicate that you want the source to be "DOCUMENT." From there, you can upload a document. Then, you will create an answer key and connect the answers to specific standards.  This type of test will not have t...

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Try downloading the item analysis page. It should give you an excel document with the students answers to each of the questions. 

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Yes. You should be able to see it when you click on Launch Performance Grader. Also, if you download the Item Analysis page, you can see the student responses that way. 

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For some reason, they have very deliberately changed the code to do this. My husband is a programmer and was able to look at the code to show me where they added in a page break from some reason. 

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Hi Rella, I know this is super confusing when your learning where to find everything, however, your question can not be answered by people in this forum. Please choose the question mark by your name and then submit a ticket OR contact your admin on t...

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We're excited to invite you to a limited opportunity to explore our new Sample College Prep Item Bank. Help us fine-tune assessment content that's aligned with ACT reporting categories and designed t...

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Hello! I am Cason Snow, a Product Manager with the Mastery Connect team! We are always looking for ways to make things easier for teachers. I spend my time researching ways to improve the delivery o...

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Our customers are not just users of our products; they are partners in our journey.  Their feedback wasn't just a list of suggestions; it was a testament to their passion for education and their comm...

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With so many tools out there, it’s critical that the ones you’re using with students are known to drive outcomes. We’re proud to announce the results of our latest Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) L...

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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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Mastery Connect Release Notes

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

In this Mastery Connect release (April 12), additional item types are available for printing.    Updated Feature   Printable Item Type Updates Additional item types are now available for printing. To ensure a smooth experience for printed assessmen...

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In this Mastery Connect release (March 21), admins and instructors can align a Canvas assignment to a standard in a Mastery tracker for a more unified experience. Additionally, the header in the Mastery Connect student assessment experience is updat...

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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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