Teachers, grading assignments just got more magical. Put away the stacks of paper and manila folders. Canvas SpeedGrader™ lets you grab your iPad and flip through assignments with ease, whether you’re at home on the couch or at the mechanic getting your oil changed.

SpeedGrader allows you to:

  • See assignment submissions just like web Canvas
  • View photo and video submissions
  • Listen to audio submissions
  • Create video, audio, and text comments to students
  • Grade using different methods from a simple letter grade to a complex rubric
  • Open documents in other native iPad apps

If you’re an instructor who uses Canvas, SpeedGrader makes grading a valuable experience again.

Getting Started
  • Download Speedgrader app to mobile device and login with your New Trier username and password.
  • To open a course, tap the full name of the course.
  • New assignment submissions are indicated by a circle with the number of submissions.
  • Open the assignment and then view the submission
  • The student list displays all students for the assignment.
    • Names in black indicate the student has submitted the assignment.
    • Names in gray indicate the student has not yet submitted the assignment.
    • Names with a green check mark indicate the student’s submitted assignment has been graded.
Teaching with SpeedGrader
  • Use the markup tools to annotate the assignments
  • Leave text, voice or video comments
Troubleshooting
  • Check iOS and app for updates
  • SpeedGrader data is saved to the server so you can delete the app if it crashes
  • Sign out of  SpeedGrader app
    • delete app
    • restart iPad
    • reinstall app
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