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How to change Category Weights

Default category weights are shown in the image below.

  • To change the value of one or more category weights, see steps 1 through 4 below – make sure the sum of all category weights is 100%.
  • If you do not plan on using all four Effort Categories, change the weight of any category you are not using to 0% and adjust the remaining category weights so that the total is 100%. Categories that are set to 0% will be removed from reporting tables in your Teacher Dashboard and Student Portals.

ExampleMr. Rose wants to start using E4Effort with just the Participation and On Task categories.  He will need to set the weights of Ready and Behavior to 0% and adjust Participation and On Task weights to percentages that sum to 100%.

Mr. Roscan start using the Ready and/or Behavior categories at any time by changing their weights from 0% to the desired percentage and adjusting all active category weights to sum to 100%.

To adjust category weights:

Step 1  Sign In to your Teacher Dashboard and select Setup from the side panel and then Category Weights.

Step 2  Select the “Edit” button for the category you wish to change,

Step 3  Edit the Score Weight to the desired percentage and click the Save button,

Step 4  Repeat steps 1 through 3 for other category weights that you wish to adjust,

Step 5  Check to make sure that the sum of all category weights is 100%.