Adding Comments in Notebooks

Teachers can provide feedback to their students within Notebooks in the form of comments. To learn about the Comment Bank, please see How do I use the Comment Bank?


How do I add comments?

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  1. Give feedback on... allows you to add a comment
  2. You can choose which cognitive skill you are giving feedback on, or choose Something else
  3. You can Discard or Post a comment
  4. After posting, you can Edit or Delete your own comment by clicking the three dots in the upper right of the comment box
  5. Comments associated with removed text will appear on the right margin
  6. You can respond to another comment to create a comment thread

To leave an audio comment

  1. Open up a student Notebook in a project
  2. Click Give feedback on...
  3. You can choose which Cognitive Skill you are giving feedback on, or choose Something else
  4. In the comment box, click Enhance Feedback
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  5. Click Add audio comment & click the icon to start recording
  6. Click the stop icon to stop recording
  7. You can click the play icon play your recording to hear it or click the trash icon to delete it
  8. Students can see and play the audio comment in their Notebook

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To attach resources, activities, and external links to comments

  1. Open up a student Notebook in a project
  2. Click Give feedback on…
  3. You can choose which Cognitive Skill you are giving feedback on, or choose Something else
  4. In the comment box, click Enhance Feedback
  5. Click Add Resource, a side panel will pop up  Screen_Shot_2022-08-03_at_2.34.50_PM.png
  6. In the side panel, attach resources to your comment Trim-2.gif
  7. Add your comment and click Post.
  8. You can update the resources you attached by going back to the comment and clicking Update Resource

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     9. Students can see the resources you attached in the comments

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To insert rubrics into comments

  1. Open up a student Notebook in a project
  2. Click Give feedback on…
  3. You can choose which Cognitive Skill you are giving feedback on, or choose Something else
  4. In the comment box, click Enhance Feedback
  5. Click Insert Rubric Highlight.     Screen_Shot_2022-08-03_at_2.46.05_PM.png
  6. In the Cognitive Skill Rubric, highlight parts of the rubric, click Insert Rubric Highlight
  7. Add your comment and click Post
  8. To delete your inserted rubrics, you can click on the rubric and Delete on your keyboard
  9. You can update the rubrics you've inserted by clicking the three-dot icon and Edit
  10. To delete your inserted rubrics, you can click on the rubric and Delete on your keyboard
  11. Students can see the rubrics you've inserted in the comments

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To view student responses to comments in Notebooks

When a student asks a question or replies to one of your comments in their Notebooks, you actually will receive a notification in the bottom-left corner of the screen, indicating that the student has commented or requested feedback on their assignment.

  1. Open up notifications in the bottom-left corner of the screen
  2. This is where you can find those alerts, along with requesting feedback and submissions of Final Products alerts
  3. Click on the notification to be taken to the Checkpoint or Final Product 

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