Under the Go To menu (located towards the right side of the screen on your main plans page), you’ll find the majority of Planbook.com’s main features. This section will explain the uses of these options:
Plans: This is your main plans page, where you’ll do the majority of your planning. This section displays your lessons in the default weekly format.
Assessments: Create assessments here and assign them to your units. Please refer to the “Assessments” section for further information.
Assignments: Create assignments and add them to the units you’ve created. Please refer to the “Assignments” section for more information.
Attendance: Track attendance for your classes for students you've added via the "Students" page.
Classes: Use this page to create your classes, and customize the times, days, dates, and colors for those classes. You can also access important collaboration options here. For more information on the Classes page, please refer to the “Classes” section of this guide. For information on collaboration, refer to the “Collaboration” and “Importing Lessons” sections.
Display Settings: This is where you’ll adjust the visual elements of your plans. Customize your section/tab names here, as well as your default font types/size for various elements in your planbook.
Events: Create any special occurrences here. Holidays, special days, and reoccurring events that may not occur within a class can all be added here. Please refer to the “Events” section for more information.
Grades: You can set up your grading periods, score weighting, and letter grading systems here. For more information, please refer to the “Grades” section of this guide.
Lesson Banks: Create lessons and units without specific dates, allowing you to copy or link those items directly into your plans.
My Files: Here you can upload documents to attach to your plans, and access a list of all of your previously uploaded/attached files. You can also rename and delete your files here. Please refer to the “My Files” section of this guide for more information.
My List: Use this page to add your own objectives/assessments/standards to your account. You can then attach these items to your lesson through the “My List” tab. Please refer to the “My List” section for more information.My Strategies: Like the "My List" page, this allows teachers to create Strategies in their account and apply that through the "Strategies" tab when editing their lessons.
School Year: Customize information for your school year here, including the start/end dates, and the days of the week you wish your schedule to include. You can also set up a rotating/cycle schedule here and switch to another year in your planbook. Please refer to the “School Year” section of this guide for more information.
Seating Charts: Create layouts for classroom seating charts.
Sharing Options: Set up your preferences for sharing with colleagues and students here. For more information, please refer to the “Sharing” section of this guide.
Standards Reporting: View our database of added standards and generate reports for standards you’ve taught here. Please view the “Standards” section for more information.
Students: Use this section to add your students and assign them to classes in your planbook. You can also import students from an existing list. Please refer to the “Students” section of this guide for more information.
Templates: Here, you can set up reoccurring bodies of text in your plans. Use this section to quickly create outlines or reoccurring activities/lessons. For more information, please refer to the “Templates” section of this guide.
Units: Set up and create units here. Attach standards, assessments, and assignments for those units as well. You can also view all lessons under that unit here. Please refer to the “Units” section for more information.
Sign Out: Sign out of your account.