Fair Lawn School District

Genesis Overview for MS/HS teachers

GENESIS TEACHER DIRECTIONS (Middle and High School ONLY):

         

Open Internet Explorer (or other web browser, if at home). 

The URL for Genesis is:  https://genesis.fairlawnschools.org

Log into Genesis, using your network username and password.

 

Teacher’s home screen in Genesis will be their Gradebook, for all other users, the homescreen is the Student Data page.  If not in the Gradebook:  click the GRADEBOOK tab (blue)

 

Use the QUICK LINKS on right or the SHORTCUTS on the bottom (Assignments, Attendance, Seating Chart)

         

TO TAKE ATTENDANCE:

  • Select TAKE ATTENDANCE quick link or click the Attendance icon
  • All students are marked “Present” by default
  • Click drop down arrow to change status (absent, tardy, left early, etc)
  • At bottom of list, click SAVE

 

TO ADD A CATEGORY

  • Under the blue Gradebook tab, select the Profile tab
  • Click the “P” icon (on right) to open Profile
  • Click the CATEGORIES tab,

To add additional categories, click the ADD tab and then type in the Name of the new category

For each category listed, click the MODIFY icon (middle icon on far right) to change value

Enter category weight (USE 0% if using Total Points system)

       At bottom, click SAVE

 

TO USE A WEIGHTED GRADEBOOK:

  • Under the blue Gradebook tab, select the Profile tab
  • Click the “P” icon (on right) to open Profile
  • Select CATEGORY WEIGHTS (2nd option)
      • Modify the % category weight to reflect your grading scheme
  • At bottom click SAVE

 

TO ADD AN ASSIGNMENT IN THE GRADEBOOK

  • Select ADD ASSIGNMENT from Quick Links (right)
  • Enter Assignment Name and Description and Point Value.
  • Select Category (test, quiz, lab, homework, etc) from drop down list
  • Enter Possible Points
      • To enter this assignment in other classes, simply check the other classes you also want the assignment to appear in
  • Click SAVE
  • The gradebook will appear with the new Assignment.  Click the column to enter grades.

 

 

See separate directions to MERGE (combine 2 gradebooks), POST GRADES and EXAM procedures

 



ALWAYS REMEMBER TO LOG OFF when done.  (orange arrow pointing at the door)

 

 

 







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