Skyward is a student management system used by Fort Bend Independent School District (FBISD) to track student attendance and grades. It is an essential tool for both parents and teachers to stay informed about student progress and communicate effectively. In this blog post, we will discuss how to use Skyward to keep track of attendance and grades in FBISD.
Getting Started with Skyward
- Setting up an account: Parents and teachers must first set up an account to access Skyward. This typically involves creating a username and password and linking the account to a specific student or class.
- Navigating the interface: Once logged in, users will be presented with a dashboard that shows the student’s attendance and grades. There will be different tabs and buttons to access different information.
- Viewing attendance records: Skyward allows parents and teachers to view student attendance records, including the number of days present, absent, and tardy.
- Marking attendance: Teachers can mark attendance for their classes, which is then immediately updated for parents and administrators to view.
- Detailed view of student grades: Skyward provides a detailed view of student grades, including assignments, quizzes, and tests. Parents and teachers can see how each student is performing in each subject, and can also access detailed information about individual assignments.
- Entering grades: Teachers can enter grades for their classes, which is then immediately updated for parents and administrators to view.
Communicating with Teachers
- Sending and receiving messages: Skyward provides a convenient way for parents to communicate with teachers about their child’s progress. The system allows parents to send and receive messages from teachers.
- Accessing class announcements and events: Parents can view class announcements and events, and access homework assignments.
Skyward is a valuable tool for both parents and teachers to stay informed about student progress and communicate effectively. With Skyward, parents and teachers can easily view student attendance and grades, and can communicate with each other to ensure students are receiving the best possible education. By understanding how to use Skyward, parents and teachers can make the most of this powerful system and ensure that students are on track for success.