Preparing for a new academic year

This article is meant for users who worked with iDoceo in previous years and wisth to archive data.
In this article you will find some tips to help you prepare next year and make the most of data inserted previously, replicating gradebook configurations, classes and lesson plans

Archive last year's classes

From iDoceo's list of classes, class' Options > Hide
You'll be able to review those classes any time enabling 'Show hidden classes' option.

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When showing all classes, the hidden ones will appear slightly faded and you'll see the 'Year' of each class as a subtitle . Tap on options > Edit, to add the Year if you have not added it yet.

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Archive your classes in folders

An alternative to hiding classes, storing them in folders.
From the list of classes > app store gradebook > Folder

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Add a new schedule for this year

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From the calendar view Select calendar and Add a new one.

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Once you create the new calendar you will be able to configure the new weeks/cycles for your new term from the schedule or this very same calendar view

Copy a full lesson plan to another class

In order to copy a plan from last year you must configure the calendar for the new year first.
Once configured, open the source class and go to the Diary > Tools (top bar).

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Select the the dates to copy from, the target class and the first date you would like to copy the lesson plan to. By default it will copy all resources as well.


Create new classes based on previous ones

From the list of classes > Options > Copy to create a new class based on the previous one. Select students,columns, data or a combination, more details explained here

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Import students from XLS, XLSX or CSV Files, the import Wizard

The import wizard embedded in iDoceo will make importing data a breeze.
There is no need to edit students files or headers anymore just 'Open in' iDoceo from the app holding the file (Dropbox,Mail,Google Drive) and select 'Import wizard'. You will find a quick step-by-step here

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