New Features

November 2021

The following are new features added in this months’ ASSISTments update:


General

  • Improvements have been made to increase the speed of rendering the results of a search, showing the list of assignments, and showing the list of My Problem Sets

Reports & Data

  • The Skillbuilder report has been updated to reflect the new look and feel of ASSISTments


Known issues we are currently working on:
  • The Skillbuilder report is currently missing the ability to Delete Student Progress


September 2021

The following are new features added in this months’ ASSISTments update:


My Assignments

  • Delete Assignment is now available. Teachers can now delete assignments.
  • All assignments are now visible for a class regardless of who assigned them.

Reports/Data

  • Assignments in Test Mode will only have Green/Red colored score chips on the Assignment Report to indicate Correct/Incorrect. Open response problems, scores will be colored green for a score of 4, red for a score of 0 and orange for all others scores in between.
  • Teachers now have access to the assignment report when no student has yet started it

Student Experience

  • Open Response editor has been upgraded to more easily allow students to:

          - Take a picture

           - Submit a file

           - Draw their answer

August 2021


Welcome to the Fresh New Look of ASSISTments!


The following is the functionality that has been added to ASSISTments in the Fresh New Look:


General

  • The new look keeps a teacher-user in the same window and has been redesigned to be easier to use

Find & Assign

  • Content for Open Education Resources (OER) is now organized by lesson
  • Search by keyword or common core standard
         -  You can then go to the problem set from the results of a search
  • New assign-time options:
         -  Test Mode
         -  Problem Order

My Assignments - new view that allows teacher-users to:

  • See all of the assignments that they have made
  • Filter assignments by class or status
  • Sort assignments by release or due date
  • View all assignment details, including:
       -  The number of problems in the assignment
       -  Release date of assignment
       -  Due date of assignment
       -  Standards addressed in the assignment
  • View the assignment (or skill builder) report
  • Edit the assignment name or due date & release date (if they have not already passed)
  • Reassign an assignment
  • Preview an assignment as a student

My Problems - new view that allows teacher-users to:

  • Create problem sets from any combination of ASSISTments content
  • Add & Delete problems from a problem set
  • Duplicate & Delete problem sets
  • Reorder the problems in a problem set
  • Assign a problem set to your classes

Reports & Data

  • The assignment report has been upgraded to be more user-friendly and to show more information for teachers
  • There is now a standards view to the assignment report
  • Scores can now be uploaded directly to Google Classroom and Canvas from any assignment or skill builder report

Settings are now available for:

  • Account information
  • Preferences
  • Feature Settings


For those of you have been using the beta, the following are the incremental new features that were added in this latest release:

General

  • We are now collecting user information on new users when they Sign Up
         -  School
         -  Grades
         -  Curricula
  • User information can be set for all in Settings

Find & Assign

  • Assign Time Options - Test Mode can now be added to any assignment
  • You can now go to the complete Problem Set from a problem found in search results

My Assignments

  • Fixed an issue causing there to be unnamed assignments

Reports & Data

  • Instructional Recommendations now being delivered for problems where they exist as part of the assignment report for 7th grade Illustrative Math, OpenUp, and EngageNY
  • All users will now see the updated assignment report
  • Static columns in the assignment report (not problems) are now sortable
  • Standard View now has a row to show how many problems relate to that standard in the given assignment

June 2021 - The Fresh New Look beta

In this release, all of these features from the initial beta are also available.


The following are the new features that were added in this release.

As the beta progresses, we will be adding new features.

We will alert you to changes as they are made available to you


General

  • Logout now works
  • Settings page now exists and can be used to set:
         -  Account Settings
                   -  User Name
                   -  First Name
                   -  Last Name
                   -  Display Name
         -  Preferences
                  -  Time Zone
                  -  Anonymize assignment report when opening as default
         -  Feature Settings
                   -  Student Supports

Reports & Data

  • Updated Assignment Report
  • Delete Student Progress is now working

May 2021 - The Fresh New Look beta

The following are the new features that were added in this release.

As the beta progresses, we will be adding new features. We will alert you to changes as they are made available to you


My Problem Sets

  • Fixed an issue where teachers were seeing problem sets that they had not created in My Problem Sets

Student Experience

  • Student supports have been turned on for 6-8 middle school open educational resources, so students will have exposure to hints and explanations. For more information on this, click here.

March 2021 - The Fresh New Look beta

The following are the new features that were added in this release.

As the beta progresses, we will be adding new features. We will alert you to changes as they are made available to you.


General

  • Redesigned UI using a new framework - VUE

Find & Assign

  • Finding problems in the content library is now done in one screen
  • In the Open Educational Resources, many curricula are now broken out by lesson
  • Can now search by common core standard for problems & skill builders
  • Assign time options now include Problem Order selection with 3 possible settings - Linear, Random & Student Choice

My Problem Sets

  • Create your own problem sets from all ASSISTments content
  • Add & remove problems to/from a problem set
  • Modify problems sets (name & order of problems)
  • Assign problem sets
  • Duplicate problem sets
  • Delete problems sets
  • See the Student Preview of a problem set
  • Sort problem sets alphabetically by their name

My Assignments

  • View a complete list of assignments
  • Filter assignments by class
  • Filter assignments by status
  • Sort assignments by due date & release date
  • View assignment details
  • View the assignment or skill builder report for an assignment
  • See the Student Preview of an assignment

Reports & Data

  • There are no new or revamped reports for this release.

Student Experience