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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

Guest Teacher Resources | Professional Development & Resources | Archived Help Web Page


Home / Seating Chart

Navigate TeacherVUE PDF Other Video
TeacherVUE 2020 Home Screen Overview Image video (1:40)
View Announcements PDF video (:49)
Select the Class to Display/Class Focus Menu video (1:25)
Seating Charts PDF Other Video
Section Information PDF
Add Student to Seating Chart PDF video (2:18)
Edit/Copy a Seating Chart PDF video (3:34)
Change Seating Chart Name video (:30)
Zoom Slider – enlarge or reduce seating chart pictures on the computer screen PDF
Student Tallies PDF
Enter/Display Student Nicknames PDF video (1:37)
“Charts” Quick Button PDF Other Video
Select a Seating Chart PDF
Split by section – automatically create seating charts video (2:36)
Create a Grid Seating Chart PDF video (3:34)
Create Seating Chart Containing all Students video (0:43)
Create a Freeform Seating Chart PDF video (4:35)
Create a Seating Chart Template video (3:40)
“Attendance” Quick Button PDF Other Video
Distance Learning Attendance 2020-2021 video (3:05)
Take Attendance by Chart View or List View PDF video (3:38)
“Reports” Quick Button PDF Other Video
Overview of Printing Steps and a Slideshow of Each Report video (3:43)
Print Report Alphabetically by First Name video (2:02)
SSID Number Report (Statewide Student Identifier number) video (1:10)
Birth Date Order – STU401 (See Admin Reports for birthdays by month.) video (:45)
Print a Class List PDF
Student Detail Options Menu PDF Other Video
Overview of Student Detail Options Menu PDF video (3:21)
– Daily Attendance
PDF above video at 0:18
– Discipline Incident above video at 0:47
– Health Records PDF above video at 0:53
– Student: demographic, family, and emergency contacts PDF above video at 1:19
– StudentVUE (elementary teachers have access to this but students do not) PDF
– Report CHS409: Work Samples by Students above video at 1:34
– Report STU201: Student Profile above video at 1:45
– Communication: email a single student’s family PDF above video at 1:54
– Grade Book above video at 2:42
IEP and 504 Plans PDF video (1:00)
Log Student Contact PDF video (2:46)
Student Note – Add and View PDF video (1:19)
Communication / Email PDF Other Video
Communication Overview (basic video 2:40 min. / details through 11:26) video (11:26)
Download Synergy Student or Guardian email addresses for Zimbra video (1:36)
Email Multiple Students, Parents, Groups, Class, or All PDF video (1:28)
View or Delete Email History Sent via Home Menu PDF
Email via Student Detail Menu – Student, Parent(s), or Both PDF
View or Delete Email History sent via Student Detail Menu PDF
Test Results and Work Samples PDF Other Video
View Standardized Test Scores (Viewing Test Group Analysis) PDF
Enter Work Sample Scores PDF video (2:39)
Substitute Information PDF Other Video
Leave Instructions for a Substitute Teacher PDF video (2:22)

Grade Book

New Grade Book PDF Other Video
Initial Exploration Documentation (by Tammy) G-Doc
Edupoint Documentation – not all options listed are available to 4J users PDF
Edupoint: Synergy 2023 Rubric Scoring Feature video (16:03)
Edupoint: snippet of above video video (1:42)
Grade Book Setup PDF Other Video
Access Grade Book PDF
Filters & Options video (7:14)
Class Focus – focus to the correct section and grading period PDF video (1:25)
Grade Book Settings (full video) video (9:57)
Default Final Grade Rounding Settings snippet video (4:17)
Grading Period Default for New Assignments snippet video (2:19)
Retroactively change Grading Period Default for New Assignments snippet video (1:08)
Teacher Type Defaults snippet video (1:01)
District Grade Book Settings snippet video (:04)
Class Notifications snippet video (:31)
Interpretation Scale snippet video (:38)
Other Settings snippet video (:11)
Subject Types – customize video (1:54)
Assignment Types – customize video (4:42)
Comment Codes – customize PDF video (5:57)
Comment Codes: Excused vs. Exclude PDF video (1:49)
Final Grade Rounding
Share Grade Book PDF Other Video
Overview of Sharing Report Card and Grade Book video (2:06)
Share Grade Book via TeacherVUE > Manage Classes PDF video (2:14)
Share Grade Book via School Secretary adding Additional Staff video (2:29)
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
Assignment Settings video (3:39)
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)
Transfer Student Scores video (1:42)
Hybrid – Transfer Assignments and Scores from Your Other Section video (1:50)
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)
Hybrid – Print Grade Book and Progress Reports as Backup video (1:40)
Special Features PDF Other Video
Overview of Sharing Grade Book and Report Cards video (2:06)
Class Website PDF
Create Breakout or Intervention Classes PDF
Add Resources to your Class PDF
Google Classroom PDF Other Video
Sync Grade Book with Google Classroom PDF video (4:53)
Recover Google Classroom Classes video (2:50)
Students Locate Work in Google Drive video (1:17)

Report Cards

Resources PDF Other Video
Report Card Completion Checklist PDF
How Report Card Marks are Calculated from Grade Book (& how to mimic rubric scoring) key (jpg) video (8:07)
Report Cards – Blank K-5 including ELD PDF
Complete the Report Card Steps PDF Other Video
Change Order of Students on Report Card Screens video (2:40)
ELD Report Card Template video (1:59)
ELD Report Card Template – changing template after marks entered video (3:47)
Add a Co-Teacher Name to the Report Card video (1:31)
Assign and Print Spanish Language Report Card video (1:21)
Check-in with Team video (1:45)
Transfer Marks from Grade Book to Report Card video (:51)
Changing Transferred Marks video (2:32)
Manually Enter Marks video (2:45)
Comment Box: Fit Comments into the Text Box using Google Doc Template template video (4:44)
Comment Box: Fit Comments into the Text Box using MS Word Template template video (4:44)
Comment Box: 3 Ways to Enter Comments video (4:30)
Comment Bank: Using Spanish Comments from “Comment Bank” video (4:30)
Comment Bank: Add a Comment using Placeholders and Userswap Codes video (3:45)
Mark Report Cards Complete video (1:43)
Print Report Cards video (1:36)
Share Report Cards PDF Other Video
Overview of Sharing Report Card and Grade Book video (2:06)
Delegate Report Card Rows to Another Teacher video (3:07
Share Report Card via TeacherVUE > Manage Classes PDF video (2:14)
Share Report Card via School Secretary adding Additional Staff video (2:29)
Reports PDF Other Video
Progress Reports video (6:08)

Admin Reports

PDF Other Video
View and Sort Admin Reports video (5:53)
Student Birthdays by Month and Day Order video (1:11)
Student Usernames and Password List video (2:06)
Student/Parent Email List – Teacher: List of student or guardian email addresses for class video (1:36)
Parent Email List by Student – Teacher: List of guardian email addresses by student video (1:58)
Class List (Elementary) with Student Usernames and Permissions – General video (1:04)
Class List (Elementary) with Student Usernames and Permissions – PDF Report video (2:15)
Class List (Elementary) with Student Usernames and Permissions – Excel Report video (2:21)
Student Username and Password Labels using Microsoft Word Mail Merge PDF template video (3:52)
Student Username and Password Labels using Apple Pages and Numbers PDF files video (4:15)

Guest Teacher Resources

PDF Other Video
Synergy TeacherVUE for Guest Teachers – access, attendance, student info PDF video (3:20)

Professional Development & Resources

Webinars PDF Other Video
Grade Book Introduction (assignments, calculations, & settings) PDF video (57:00)
Zoom Meetings PDF Other Video
Upload a second pre-assigned group to a Zoom session video (2:21)
Pre-assign Zoom breakout rooms – Excel video (6:15)
Pre-assign Zoom breakout rooms – Numbers video (7:50)
Miscellaneous PDF Other Video
Clear Browser Cache PDF video (2:22)
Synergy 2023 Rubric Scoring Feature video (16:03)