Q: What is the Assignment Annotator?


A: The Assignment Annotator is a feature that allows you to read and comment on attachments that have been handed in to the Assignments area of your class.


Please note: The Assignment Annotator is currently only available for School & District Edition accounts at this time. 


To use the Assignment Annotator, go to the Assignment area under the Activities tab.


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Inside the Assignment list, click on an assignment you wish to view.   




Within that assignment, you will see your students who have handed in their assignment.


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Click on the student whose assignment you wish to see. In this window you will be able to see what that particular student turned in. If an attachment such as a document, spreadsheet or PDF file was handed in with the assignment, you will see 'Open in' with a down arrow to the far right of the attachment. Click on the down arrow, which will bring up a menu displaying two options: Annotator and Download. Click on Annotator to use the annotator.




A new window will open up with the document ready to view and annotate right inside your class.


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For more information, please take a look at our detailed run through of How to Annotate Homework in PowerSchool Learning for Teachers, and see how Students view their handed-back work.


If you'd like to open and mark Student submissions in Google Drive, read more about that option here.