Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Automate Grading with Flubaroo

Teachers are a busy bunch so take advantage of any tools that can help you automate every day processes.  There is a great Add-on you can use with Google apps called Flubaroo.  This tool enables you to quickly grade all of your students responses to quizzes you create in Google Forms.  Here are the step-by-step instructions.

Create a quiz in Google Forms.

  1. Navigate to Google Drive.
  2. Click New>More>Google Forms.
  3. Add a title to the form.
  4. Click the + sign to add questions.
  5. Click the drop-down to change to various types of questions.

  6. Change settings as needed.

  7. Click the Send button.
  8. Complete the form and click Send or click the Link icon to copy a link to share.

    *Tip- Complete the form yourself with the correct answers first.  (Use as answer key.)

Grade a Quiz in Google Sheets
  1. Once students take the quiz, a Google Sheet is automatically created with results.
  2. Open the Google Sheet with responses.

  3. Setup the Flubaroo Add-on by going to Add-ons>Get add-ons.
  4. Search for Flubaroo and click the Free button to install it.
  5. Click Add-ons>Flubaroo>Enable Flubaroo in this sheet.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Click Add-ons>Flubaroo>Grade Assignments.
  8. Select the grading options and points and click Continue.

  9. Select the submission that should be used as the key and click Continue.
  10. This will generate a new sheet called Grades. (located at the bottom)

Share Grades with Students

  1. Click Add-ons>Flubaroo>Share Grades
  2. You should be able to use their Username since it's the same as their email address. 
  3. Decide how you want to share their grades.
  4. Decide to list questions and answers or not.
  5. Type a message and click Continue.

Student View Grades

Student can now see information in an email along with a Google Doc saved in their Google Drive.