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Elementary Synergy TeacherVUE Documentation

Learn to use Synergy TeacherVUE to your advantage for everything from daily attendance through completing report cards. This page is divided into the following sections that mimic your TeacherVUE main menu:

Home / Seating Chart   |   Grade Book   |   Report Cards   |   Admin Reports

Professional Development Handouts  |   Elementary Report Card Committee Web Page   |   Older Synergy Documentation Web Page

Home / Seating Chart

PDF Other Video
4J TeacherVUE Documentation (older document but many parts are still relevant) PDF
TeacherVUE 2018 Home Screen Overview Image video (1:40)
View Announcements video (:49)
Select the Class Displayed / Change Class Web
Return to your Current Class Web
Seating Charts PDF Other Video
Section Information Web
Add Student to Seating Chart PDF video (2:09)
Edit/Copy the Seating Chart PDF Web video (3:34)
Change Seating Chart Name video (:25)
Split Seating Chart by Section video (1:17)
Zoom Slider – enlarge or reduce seating chart pictures on the computer screen Web
Enter/Display Student Nicknames PDF video (1:37)
Charts Button PDF Other Video
Create a Grid Seating Chart PDF Web video (3:34)
Create a Freeform Seating Chart PDF Web video (4:35)
Create a Seating Chart Template Web video (3:40)
Select a Seating Chart PDF
Attendance Button PDF Other Video
Take Attendance by Chart View or List View PDF Web video (3:38)
Student Tallies Web
Reports PDF Other Video
Print Class Reports PDF Web video (3:43)
Birthday List in Date Order (STU401) video (:45)
Options for Printing Class Lists
Student Detail Options PDF Other Video
Student Detail Options Overview PDF Web video (3:21)
Add Note for a Student PDF Web video (1:19)
View Health Records PDF video (1:09)
Access StudentVUE (currently teachers have access but students do not) PDF
View Demographic, Family, and Emergency Contact Info PDF video (1:31)
Print Individual Student Reports PDF video (3:43)
Email a Single Student’s Family PDF
View or Delete Email History sent via Student Detail Menu PDF
View an IEP PDF video (1:01)
Log Student Contact PDF video (1:28)
Communicate to Multiple Families PDF Other Video
Email Multiple Students, Parents, Groups, Class, or All PDF video (1:27)
View or Delete Email History Sent via Home Menu PDF
Test Results and Work Samples PDF Other Video
View Standardized Test Scores (Viewing Test Group Analysis) PDF video (1:11)
Enter Work Sample Scores PDF video (2:39)
Substitute Information PDF Other Video
Leave Instructions for Substitute Teachers PDF video (1:48)
Log in as a Substitute PDF video (1:25)


Grade Book

Grade Book Setup PDF Other Video
Filters & Options video (7:14)
Focus to Correct Semester PDF
Grade Book Settings (full video) video (10:18)
     –Default Final Grade Rounding Settings snippet video (4:23)
     –Grading Period Default for New Assignments snippet video (4:27)
     –Teacher Type Defaults snippet video (1:01)
     –District Grade Book Settings snippet video (:05)
     –Class Notifications snippet video (:32)
     –Interpretation Scale snippet video (:56)
     –Other Settings snippet video (:52)
Subject Types – Customize video (1:54)
Assignment Types – Customize video (2:38)
Comment Codes – Customize PDF video (5:57)
Comment Codes: Excused vs. Exclude PDF video (1:49)
Final Grade Rounding
Google Classroom PDF Other Video
Sync Grade Book with Google Classroom video (4:12)
Calculation of Grade Book Mark PDF Other Video
Performance Key Calculations (for consistent grading across 4J) key (jpg) video (11:11)
Proficiency-based Grading video (3:47)
Weighted Grades (Max. Score and Points Vary) video (2:42)
Enter Assignments PDF Other Video
Create Assignments and Enter Scores video (6:49)
Copy Assignments from Previous and Current Grade Book video (4:43)
Copy Assignments from Another Teacher video (2:01)
Enter & View Grades PDF Other Video
View Student’s Grade Book Summary video (1:18)
View Previous Years’ Grade Books PDF
Reports PDF Other Video
Student Missing Assignments Reports video (2:21)
Print the Grade Book
Special Features PDF Other Video
Overview of Sharing Grade Book and Report Cards video (4:38)
Class Website PDF
Create Breakout or Intervention Classes PDF
Add Resources to your Class PDF


Report Cards

Calculation of Report Card Marks PDF Other Video
Calculating Report Card Mark (includes modifications for mimicking rubric scoring) key (jpg) video (8:07)
Complete the Report Card Steps PDF Other Video
Report Card Completion Checklist (with video links) PDF
ELD Report Card Template video (2:07)
Assign Spanish Language Report Card video (1:21)
Check-in with Team video (1:45)
Transfer Marks from Grade Book to Report Card video (1:21)
Manually Enter Marks video (2:31)
Comment Box: Fit Comments into the Text Box and MS Word Template template video (5:09)
Comment Box: 3 Ways to Enter Comments video (4:30)
Comment Bank: Add District Math “Comment Bank” Comments video (4:11)
Comment Bank: Using Spanish Comments from “Comment Bank” video (4:30)
Comment Bank: Add a Comment using Placeholders and Userswap Codes video (3:59)
Mark Report Cards Complete video (1:43)
Print Report Cards video (1:46)
Share the Report Card PDF Other Video
Overview of Sharing Report Card and Grade Book video (4:38)
Delegate (Share) Report Card Rows with Another Teacher video (3:32)
Reports PDF Other Video
Progress Reports video (6:08)


Admin Reports

PDF Other Video
4J Admin Reports Documentation PDF
Class List (Elementary) – General video (1:04)
Class List (Elementary) – PDF Report video (2:15)
Class List (Elementary) – Excel Report video (2:21)
Student Username and Password Labels video (5:11)


Professional Development Handouts

PDF Other Video
Introduction to Grade Book PDF
Report Card Completion Checklist PDF