How do I manage Seating Charts?

This article contains an overview on how to manage seating charts in SchoolInsight. After setting up your seating charts, you may find you need to make some changes. Below is a table of contents that goes over how to manage your seating charts.

Managing the Seating Chart:

  1. Editing the seat layout
  2. Changing the Seating Chart
  3. Copying the seat layout to other classes
  4. Deleting the seat layout

How do I edit the Seat Layout?

Instructors can edit the seat layout to account for any seating changes in the classroom. If there is a classroom switch, or if the chairs simply move around, instructors can edit the seat layout for a class.

To edit a seat layout

  1. Go to Instructor Main > Gradebook > Setup > Seating Charts
  2. Select the Class or Subject using the drop-down menu
  3. Edit Seat Layout
  4. Click on the individual tiles to add or remove student or teacher seats.
    1. One click to add a student seat, two clicks to remove
    2. Two clicks to add a teacher seat, one click to remove
    3. If the seat your are removing is already assigned, you will first have to remove the student from the seat. You can do this by clicking ‘delete
  5. Select the Front of Classroom
  6. Save and Assign Students or Save Only

How do I reassign students to the seating chart?

An instructor may find the need to move students around their classroom throughout the year. The seating chart can be edited to reflect such changes.

To reassign students within a seating chart:

  1. Go to Instructor Main > Gradebook > Setup > Seating Charts
  2. Select the Class or Subject using the drop-down menu
  3. Assign Students to Seats
  4. Manually or automatically assign students to a seat
    1. Manual: Drag and drop the student name into the available seats
    2. Automatic: Clear Seats, then select an option (Random, Boy/Girl, Alphabetical) and Assign Seats.
  5. Save

How do I Copy the Seat Layout to another class?

For instructors who are in one classroom for multiple classes, it may be useful to copy over the seat layout from one class to another. This will only copy over the seat layout; students in each class will still need to be assigned a seat.

To copy over the seat layout:

  1. Go to Instructor Main > Gradebook > Setup > Seating Charts
  2. Select the Class or Subject using the drop-down menu
  3. Copy Seat Layout
  4. Select the classes you wish to copy the seat layout to
  5. Copy

How do I delete the Seat Layout?

If an instructor no longer wishes to have a seat layout for their classroom, the seat layout can be deleted.

To delete a seat layout:

  1. Go to Instructor Main > Gradebook Setup > Seating Chart
  2. Select the Class or Subject using the drop-down menu
  3. Delete Seat Layout
  4. Delete
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