Sample Students are now available to help you get acquainted with the Goals, Preferences and Skills (GPS) component of Unique Learning System. Your sample students come with completed Profiles, Checkpoints and Benchmarks at differentiated levels so you can practice and learn key elements of the program without affecting real student data. Use your sample students to practice:
- Adding and dropping students
- Viewing differentiated levels
- Giving assessments
- Pulling and reading reports
- Setting up student view/login
Adding Sample Students
- Sign in to your n2y account and launch Unique Learning System. Select My Students from the left menu.
- Select the button.
- Select from the options that open.
- A window will open allowing you to choose the differentiated level and grade band for the sample student. As you add students across differentiated levels and grade bands, they will populate on the My Students page.
- Select a sample student to enable login settings, delete or share the student or change the grade band settings.
Creating Student Login Link
While in the My Students section, you can create a Classroom Login Link for the sample student(s). Classroom Login Links are used to place a login link on other devices so that students can access their accounts and materials on different devices.
- Select the Sample Student or Select All Owned Students. This will populate the link with student information.
- Select to open the Classroom Login Links menu.
- The Student Login page will allow you to name the Classroom Link, see a list of all created links and then copy , launch or delete the link.
- After naming and creating the link, press Done to return to the previous screen.
For more information on creating a link, visit our help page.
Viewing Student Profiles in GPS
Now that you have a sample student added to My Students, you can open the GPS to view the Student Profile.
Begin with the Student Planning Guide. This form is used to examine and mark areas of assessment that are pertinent to the individual student, such as Benchmarks, Transition Planning and Monthly Checkpoints. Information can be typed in and selected using this online guide, and then printed or downloaded as a PDF document.
GPS areas available to view are as follows:
- Introducing Me is where basic biographical information is held such as where the student lives and what the student likes. Select to edit the preferences for the sample student.
- Observational Profiles allows teachers to evaluate student skills in areas such as transition readiness, self-help skills and learning. Select “Create New Profile” to run through a profile for the Sample Student and view the PDF guide for more information on the available Observational Profiles.
- Student Summary Report gives an overview of a student’s assessments within Unique Learning System GPS for the current year. The report gives a quick bird’s-eye view of a student’s current scores in the assessment areas of Profiles, Benchmark Assessments, Core Rubrics and Monthly Checkpoints. When completed, the assessments for the sample student will update in the Student Summary Report.
- Individual Tracked Skills is used to track skills that can be used for completing an IEP and monitoring individual performance. Skills will be added to Individual Tracked Skills as you complete profiles and select skills to track. For a complete overview of tracking skills, visit our knowledge base article.
- Below the Student Profile information are options for Benchmarks, Checkpoints, Student View, Transition and Group Skill Tracking. With the sample student, you can open and explore these options without it affecting real student information.