NBOE: Learn how to navigate Grow as a user with Teacher permissions.
Please Note: This article only applies to learner-level users on the district Newark Board of Education.
For users with learner permissions only, your Grow homepage will be your teacher profile. Your profile can always be accessed by clicking on either the Grow logo or the Home icon at the top left of the site. Within Grow, the Learner role only has access to your own account. You can see all of the feedback you have received, including past years' data.
The learner profile includes three tabs; Overview, Teaching Timeline, and Details.
The Overview tab on the learner profile includes your latest feedback for easy access.
Under the Action Steps section, you can view all the Action Steps you have received during the current school year. Toggle between the Active and Mastered tabs to view action steps falling within these categories.
Latest Observations, Quick Feedback, and Meetings
This section displays the most recent touchpoints that you have received. To open an Observation, Meeting or Quick Feedback, click the blue View button.
The Teaching Timeline offers a chronological look at all the touchpoints you've received during the current school year. From the Teaching Timeline, you can open a Meeting by clicking Meeting, open an Observation by clicking Observation, or view a piece of Quick Feedback by clicking Quick Feedback.
Finally, the Details tab includes helpful information related to your Grow account, such as the email associated with your account, the school you are associated with, and your Primary Coach.
When you open up the observation you'd like to sign, you'll see Sign Observation in the top right corner.
Clicking Sign Observation will open a popup prompting you to Sign & Save your signature.
You'll see a space for Observee Notes at the bottom of any observation or evaluation form. Notes included here will be visible to the observer. Click Send Notes to email the text to your observer.
Teachers Reflecting on Paraprofessional Practice
If you are responsible for completing a reflection of a paraprofessional's practice, you can initiate a peer observation from the Home page. click the Submit Feedback & Media button and select Peer Observation. After you click this click on the name of the paraprofessional and then select the form. This will open up the form, which you can fill out and then finalize.
Self Observation (Paraprofessionals Only)
Similarly to Peer Observations, you can complete a Self Observation by selecting the Submit Feedback & Media button and selecting Self Reflection, then picking your form.
Do you need more information?
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