TAARIS Title I Instructional Staff v2

Report
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Logging Into TAARIS
You will login into TAARIS using your school email
address and the password* you were given.
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If you do not have a password, please click the link after
“If you forgot your password”.
Password Problems
If you forgot your password or did not receive one,
please enter your NYCDOE Email address in the field,
and then click the Send Email button.
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Please login into your NYCDOE Outlook Account to
retrieve your password (it’s in your Favorites!)
Logging Into TAARIS
“Remember me on this computer”
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not have to retype it every time you go to log in. You
should only check this if you are on your personal laptop or
your private computer.
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password every time you log in.
Enter TAARIS
When you log in successfully, the top of the web page
will change. These changes are noted below:
Welcome [Your Name]
Menu items will appear:
Home, Staff, Student, Reports,
and Change Password.
Sign Out
On the right side, your
name will appear next
to “Welcome”.
Change Password
You can change your password by clicking Change
Password on the Navigation Bar.
This password must be at least 5 characters long:
easy to remember, but hard to guess!
Change Password
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Enter the password you just used to enter the
TAARIS system
Enter a new password
Re-enter the new password
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Enter TAARIS
Please Note as You Go Through
the TAARIS System
You will be automatically logged
out after 15 minutes of inactivity.
You will know you were logged out
when you click a link and you are
asked to login to the system.
TAARIS: Navigation
The menu bar along the top will allow you to
quickly access all the pages of the TAARIS system.
The links in the menu will change colors as you
move the cursor over each item.
TAARIS: Navigation
In addition, at the bottom of each page, is the Back
Page arrow. Left-clicking this arrow will bring you
back to the previous page you viewed.
You must use the Menu bar and Back Page to
move between pages. The Back and Forward
buttons in your web browser may cause you
to lose data you enter.
TAARIS: Navigation
To view the Home page from any other page, left-click
the word Home in the menu bar.
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Your name will be displayed on the top of the page, as well
as any announcements and notices.
These will be posted by the Bureau of Nonpublic
Reimbursable Services, so this page should be visited
often for any new information or helpful links.
TAARIS: Navigation
There is one link under Staff called My Schools.
The link will appear when you move the mouse
cursor over the word Staff in the Navigation Bar.
My Schools will be the most visited area as you
work in the system. It will show you the schools
assigned to you.
TAARIS: Navigation
There are two links under Student:
Create Student and Student List.
The link will appear when you move the mouse
cursor over the word Student in the Navigation
Bar.
TAARIS: Navigation
The Reports section contains links to the common
reports you usually view and print.
Profile Sheet will display your staff schedule based
on the schools that have been assigned to you.
The link will appear when you move the mouse
cursor over the word Reports in the Navigation
Bar.
TAARIS: My Schools
The My Schools page contains your Day Service
Schools and your Per Session Service Schools.
TAARIS: My Schools
The Day Service Schools table will list the days of the
week you have been scheduled for that school.
Your schedule is set in the system by your supervisor.
This will be the default page whenever you login into
the system.
TAARIS: My Schools
Each blue underlined School Name is a link you can
click. For instance, you can click the name of the
school, view a report for a specific school, and
add a group.
Let’s start by left-clicking the name of your first school.
TAARIS: My Schools
The basic information of the school will be displayed.
However, since we have not created any Groups in this
school, there is no additional information.
Now left-click the Back Page arrow to return to
My Schools.
TAARIS: Add Group
On the same line as your first school, left-click the
link for Add Group in the right column.
TAARIS: Add Group
The first box displays the information of the program
and the school. Confirm that this is the school to
which you wish to add a group.
As a teacher, you cannot change any of this information without
your supervisor’s approval. If any of this information is incorrect,
please contact your supervisor.
TAARIS: Add Group
The Group drop-down box allows you to assign up to 13
groups per school (‘A’ to ‘M’). You can set the group
by left-clicking the drop-down box for Group.
As this is your first group, keep this field set to “Group A”.
TAARIS: Add Group
Grade determines which
grade-level status report
and progress report will
be selected for the
group.
For this example, set Grade
to “Grade 3” by leftclicking the drop-down
box, then left-clicking
Grade 3.
TAARIS: Add Group
If this group is receiving services outside of
normal school hours, please left-click the
checkbox next to Extended Day Group.
It is important that you decide to check this
option before you begin adding students to
the group.
TAARIS: Add Group
Ms. Smith
In the Nonpublic School Teacher field, you can
name the teacher(s) of the class from which the
students are pulled.
You have the ability to change this later.
In this example, the teacher is “Ms. Smith”.
TAARIS: Add Group
Scroll down the rest of the page to see the Group Student
List and the Add Students to Group button.
TAARIS: Add Group
In the Group Students List area, you can check each
student that will be provided services in the group
you are creating.
The Student NPSIS #, Name, Grade, Gender and
Date of Birth will be displayed. Also, if the
student is receiving Extended Day Services, that
will be noted as “True” next to their name.
TAARIS: Add Group
NPSIS# is not an editable field that you can change.
Any issues with NPSIS#’s must be approached
with your supervisor.
Ethnicity must be manually changed by you, but
only those students you service. This topic is
covered later in this manual.
TAARIS: Add Group
Only the eligible student roster for that school,
current to the start of the school year, is displayed.
You should scroll through the entire roster to add
students to your groups.
TAARIS: Add Group
Left-click the checkbox next to each student who
will be included in Group A.
TAARIS: Add Group
When you have selected all the students for the
group, left-click the Add Students to Group
button.
Please Note: Math and Reading Instructional Staff
must select at least 5 students from the roster in
order to create a group.
ESL Staff must select at least 3 students.
TAARIS: Add Group
When you successfully add students to a group, three important
changes happen on the web page:
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TAARIS: Add Group
1 The most important change is a notice below the Add
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Students to Group button confirming that students have been
added to the group.
2 The second most important change is now that Group A has
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been created, the system will automatically select Group B. If
you wish to add more students to Group A, you will have to
edit the group, as describe later on Page 28.
TAARIS: Add Group
3 The Group Student List will no longer display the students you
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added to Group A. Students added to groups cannot be added
to new groups unless the group is checked as Extended Day.
Remember: At this point, if you select another student and click
the Add Student to Group button, they will be added to Group B.
TAARIS: Add Group
On this screen, continue to add groups to this school. Remember to
select the Group and Grade, type the Teacher, check the students to
add to the group, then click the Add Students to Group button.
TAARIS: Filtering Students
You can filter the student list, but you cannot individually select
students between filters. When creating groups, you must be able to
select your group minimum to add to the group. If you are adding to
an existing group, you can select individual students to add.
TAARIS: Filtering Students
In this example, “Grade 4” is selected from the
Select Grade drop-down box.
TAARIS: Filtering Students
When you left-click the Search Students button,
the list of students will only display those
students in Grade 4.
Please Note: If a student does not appear, they may not be
in the online system as being in the correct grade.
TAARIS: Filtering Students
Alice
If you know the name of the student, you can type
all or part of the name in the Student Name
field.
If you know the student’s NPSIS ID number, type it
in Student # field.
TAARIS: Filtering Students
At any time, you can left-click the CLEAR button to
reset all the filter fields and view the entire
student roster once again.
TAARIS: Add Group
When you are finished adding groups, left-click
the Back Page arrow at the bottom of the page
to return to the My Schools page.
TAARIS: Working with Groups
If you have created a
group for a school, leftclick the name of the
school.
To add a new group to a
school, click on Add
Group on the same row
as the school.
TAARIS: Working with Groups
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In addition to the school’s basic information, the
web page will display all the groups you created in
the Add Group section.
Next to the Group column is the Grade (“04”) and
the number of students assigned to that group.
TAARIS: Working with Groups
You can delete a group by clicking the delete icon
on the same row as the Group name .
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You should not delete a group that has been
provided Title I services. When a group has
completed receiving services, you can close the
group.
TAARIS: Working with Groups
When you want to close a group, click the blue,
underlined link “Not Closed” in the rightmost
column Complete.
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TAARIS: Working with Groups
The blue, underlined link will change to “Closed.”
To reopen the group, left-clicking “Closed” will
change it to “Not Closed.”
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TAARIS: Working with Groups
If you delete a group, a pop-up window will ask you
to confirm the deletion of the group from the
school. You cannot undo this.
If you do not want to delete the group, please leftclick the CANCEL button. Otherwise, click OK.
TAARIS: Working with Groups
“School has been deleted scu will appear to let
you know that the group has been deleted.
The group no longer appears on your list, and
the students will return to the roster.
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Your supervisor will eventually lock your ability to
delete groups and remove students from them.
TAARIS: Working with Groups
You can Edit any group by clicking on the icon in the
Edit column in that group’s row.
To begin adding data to the groups, left-click the Edit icon
for Group A.
TAARIS: Working with Groups
Before you edit a group, please confirm that you
are editing the correct group by checking the
group name (Group A), the School Name, and
the Service Type before making changes.
TAARIS: Working with Groups
On this screen, you can change the Grade and
School Teacher that was set when the group
was created in the Add Group section.
TAARIS: Working with Groups
Check the Paraprofessional box if the students
are receiving services by a paraprofessional.
TAARIS: Working with Groups
Once clicked, wait a few seconds. The page will
refresh to include a field to enter the
paraprofessional’s name.
TAARIS: Working with Groups
It is recommended that the Extended Day Group be
set when you add the group to the school. If you
have students added to this group, then you will
not be able to change this setting.
TAARIS: Working with Groups
Time Schedule for this group allows you to set
the time and duration on each day for when
you meet with this particular group.
TAARIS: Working with Groups
For each day you meet with this group, select the
duration of time the group will meet.
In this example, the group will meet for “30 minutes”.
Note: The page will automatically calculate the time
based upon the start time and the duration. Every
time you select a duration or a Start Time, give the
page a few seconds to refresh.
TAARIS: Working with Groups
There are two ways to enter the Start Time.
You can left-click the Start Time box and type in
the time with the keyboard.
In this example, type “11am” and hit the Tab key
on your keyboard, or left click anywhere else on
the page. The box will change to “11:00 AM”.
TAARIS: Working with Groups
You can also click the little clock
icon next to Start Time.
A long list of times will appear
from 7:00 AM to 8:45 PM in 15
minute intervals. Move your
mouse around the columns until
you come to the Start Time.
To select, left-click the time.
TAARIS: Working with Groups
No matter which method you chose, when you
have a Start Time and a duration, the page will
automatically update to reflect the correct End
Time.
Note: If it seems like the page has frozen (you are
unable to click on drop-downs or type in boxes),
the page may be refreshing to update the End
Time.
TAARIS: Working with Groups
If you type only a number into the Start Time, the
system will set the default to AM time. A group
meeting at 1:00 AM?
No problem!
Change the AM to PM and hit the TAB key on your
keyboard.
TAARIS: Working with Groups
You must put a time and duration for each day. Before
adding the student information, please left-click the
Save Changes button.
TAARIS: Working with Groups
Remember: you will be logged out after 15 minutes of
inactivity. It is recommended that you save often
when making major updates and edits. You can
never save too often!
Clicking the Save Changes button will reset the
inactivity timer.
TAARIS: Adding Student Data
Actions that will not reset the timer:
• Clicking the checkboxes
• Selecting a date or time
• Setting students as active and inactive
Actions that will reset the timer:
• Clicking the Save Changes button
• Adding and removing students from a Group
• Editing Student Data
• Clicking on a student’s Progress Report
TAARIS: Working with Groups
The List of Students in this Group section is one of
the major areas of your work online.
Remember: to get to this page, you go to Staff on the
Navigation Bar > left-click My Schools > left-click the
School name > left-click the Edit icon for that Group.
TAARIS: Working with Groups
The headers for each column are consistent with
the headers on your Group and Program form.
Due to this unique layout, it is necessary to scroll
sideways in the Student List to see all the
columns.
TAARIS: Working with Groups
You can move your mouse over any of the blue,
underlined headers for a description of that
column. The description will appear is a small
bubble above the mouse cursor.
TAARIS: Working with Groups
Also, the blue, underlined headers designate that you can
sort the students via that column.
If you have entered data, please Save before sorting, as data may
be lost.
This list is sorted alphabetically by Student Name, which is
the default sort for this screen. You can determine that by
the little yellow triangle.
TAARIS: Working with Groups
In this example, left-clicking on Grade will sort the
students by grade. The yellow arrow points
down for ascending (K - 12) order…
and, left-clicking Grade again, the yellow arrow
points up for descending (12 - K) order.
TAARIS: Working with Groups
The first 9 columns are standard across all
Instructional Staff screens – Reading and Writing,
Mathematics and ESL.
You can use the first checkbox to select the student
in order to remove them from this group or
move them to a different group.
Otherwise, there is no need to check this box.
TAARIS: Working with Groups
Removing students from a group can only be done
up until a given date. After this date, requests to
remove students must be sent to your supervisor
for approval.
Do not remove any student that has received Title I
services. You can set the status of any student
that not longer receives services to “Inactive.”
TAARIS: Working with Groups
If the student is an Extended Day student, this box
will be checked.
Otherwise, leave it blank.
TAARIS: Working with Groups
“Alice Wonderland”
The student’s name! Notice how the name is
blue and underlined. In order to add or edit the
student’s personal information, you can left-click
the student name.
TAARIS: Edit Student
For example, if Alice’s grade, gender or date of
birth is not correct, or you want to add an
address or Parent/Guardian information, you
would begin by left-clicking her name.
TAARIS: Edit Student
“Alice Wonderland”
You can add and change
information to your
students through this
screen. You should check
any new students assigned
to you and confirm that
their information is
correct.
The * next to any field means
you must enter correct
data before saving.
TAARIS: Edit Student
“Alice Wonderland”
It is important that the
Bureau report accurate
information on the
students you serve. You
should add any relevant
information, such as
Address and Home
Phone, if available.
You also find out that Alice
is in the 4th grade and is
Asian.
TAARIS: Edit Student
“Alice Wonderland”
Use the drop-down and
text boxes to change the
fields so that Alice’s
information is correct.
Before leaving this page,
you must left-click the
Save button in order to
save any additions and
edits.
TAARIS: Edit Student
“Alice Wonderland”
Success! Alice’s
information has been
saved.
Left-click the Back Page
arrow to go back to the
Student List.
TAARIS: Working with Groups
The correct information now displays in the
student list. You probably figured out that you
can left-click the Ethnicity drop-down box and
select the student’s ethnicity without going
through their name.
You must click Save Changes if you use this option.
TAARIS: Working with Groups
“Alice Wonderland”
Date of Birth is a column that can be sorted.
Reasons to sort by DOB include to determine if
the student is over-aged for their grade and to
create a birthday list.
TAARIS: Adding Student Data
Depending on your screen size, you may have to
move the horizontal scroll bar in order to see the
remaining columns. Move your mouse cursor
onto the bar and click and hold the left mouse
button, and move the mouse left and right.
TAARIS: Adding Student Data
Depending on the Title I Instructional Teacher that is
logged in, the Column Headers will change according
to Reading and Writing, Mathematics, and English as
a Second Language.
The following screens are based on the ESL module,
but they are very similar for Mathematics and
Reading and Writing Center Teachers.
TAARIS: Adding Student Data
YRS: Type how many years that the student has
been in this group. Type ‘1’ for any student
starting this year.
HO: Select ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ from the drop-down if the
student has been held over in their current grade.
TAARIS: Adding Student Data
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ESL Center Teachers Only
LANG: this field will allow you to select the Home
Language of the student by left-clicking the dropdown box and selecting a Language.
TAARIS: Adding Student Data
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Eligibility – ESL Center Teachers
ESL teachers should enter scores from the New
York State English as a Second Language
Achievement Test Revised Language Assessment
Battery that are administered to their students.
Enter the Raw Score (RS) or the BIA (##) score.
TAARIS: Adding Student Data
Eligibility – Mathematics & Reading and Writing
Center Teachers
Eligibility requirements for Math and Reading
support will be displayed automatically.
You will be unable to click or type in the EDC and
National Percentile columns.
TAARIS: Adding Student Data
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Attendance Sessions: Type in the total number
sessions the student has attended.
PH: Type the number of times you called the
student’s parents.
CII: Select ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ if the student used a
computer as part of their Title I instruction.
TAARIS: Adding Student Data
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Yes
Yes
No
OM: Select ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ if the student’s parent
has attended an orientation meeting.
PW: Select ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ if the student’s parent
has attended a parent workshop.
MT: Select ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ if the student’s parent
has attended an individual meeting with you.
TAARIS: Adding Student Data
Remember: you will be logged out after 15 minutes
of inactivity. This may be a good time to save.
You will be notified that your changes have been saved.
Saving will “reset” the inactivity timer.
TAARIS: Adding Student Data
Saving will move the view of the columns back to the
leftmost columns.
Remember: to see the rightmost columns, you must move
the horizontal scroll bar located directly under the
student’s information.
TAARIS: Adding Student Data
For Reading and Writing Center Teachers
Please type the results of the Spring 2009
Reading Comprehension results from the Iowa
Test of Basic Skills. Use the student’s National
Percentile (NP) results, not the raw score.
Leave blank if this data is not available.
TAARIS: Adding Student Data
For Mathematics Center Teachers
Please type the student’s National Percentile
(NP) Mathematics results from the Spring 2009
Stanford Achievement Test or Iowa Test of Basic
Skills. Do not use the raw score.
Leave blank if this data is not available.
TAARIS: Adding Student Data
For ESL Center Teachers
Please enter the Spring 2009 scale scores from
the New York State English as a Second Language
Achievement Test for Listening and Speaking
(L/S) and Reading and Writing (R/W).
Leave blank if this data is not available.
TAARIS: Adding Student Data
Status
A student currently receiving services will have
an “Active” status. Never remove a student who
has received Title I Instructional support. When
a student is done receiving support, you must set
their status as “Inactive”.
TAARIS: Adding Student Data
Status
Left-click the blue, underlined link named
“Active.” After a few seconds, the page will
refresh and the student will be set to “Inactive”.
Left-click “Inactive” to make the student “Active”
again.
TAARIS: Adding Student Data
You should Save your progress before clicking a
student’s Progress Report
Clicking the report will not Save your data!
Clicking a Progress Report will reset the inactive timer.
TAARIS: Progress Reports
Progress Report Button
Click this button to be taken to the Student’s
Individualized Progress Report.
On this screen, you will be able to track a student’s
progress across four marking periods, and print
out reports assessing the student’s mastery of
the material for February and June.
TAARIS: Progress Reports
The Progress Report screen will allow you to track a
student’s progress in all key skill areas over 4
periods.
TAARIS: Progress Reports
The top of the page will display the student’s
information. Be sure you are addressing the
progress of the student in the correct Grade and
School.
TAARIS: Progress Reports
The 4 Instructional Periods will be set here. These
periods are set by your supervisor in advanced, so
please be sure to evaluate and input your data
promptly on the end dates.
TAARIS: Progress Reports
You will be asked to score the student’s progress
when you assess their skills.
TAARIS: Progress Reports
Using the drop-downs, you can rate the student’s
assessment score in each area.
The scores will automatically be calculated to show
the student’s mastery in February and June!
TAARIS: Progress Reports
After entering the scores for the student in each
marking period, you should Save.
TAARIS: Progress Reports
Please be sure Data Saved
appears
before navigating to another page.
TAARIS: Progress Reports
You can print or view a copy of the Progress Report
at any time by clicking the Print Progress Report
button.
See the Printing Section on Page 68 for more
information.
TAARIS: Progress Reports
To enter the Progress Report scores for the next
student, click the Back Page arrow under the
Save button to return to the Group screen.
TAARIS: Monthly Attendance
To view a Monthly Attendance Report, click the
blue-underlined “View” link under the Report
column of any school with a group.
TAARIS: Monthly Attendance
The TAARIS system will track attendance and group
data every month. It will also automatically calculate
Totals for you and include the data you have entered
for the school in the Groups and Progress Reports.
Do not click the Submit to Your Supervisor button until you
are ready to send the monthly report! Once submitted,
only your supervisor will be able to edit the document.
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TAARIS: Monthly Attendance
You may need to use the drop-down menu to select
the correct month.
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TAARIS: Monthly Attendance
In Section I, for each group, enter the total number of
students that started with the group, any new
students you admitted, and any that have left the
group.
When you enter a number in each of the register
boxes, hit the TAB key on your keyboard and wait a
few seconds. This will allow the page to
automatically calculate your Closing Register. You
must then left-click in the next box after the refresh.
TAARIS: Monthly Attendance
Also, for each group, enter the total numbers of
sessions for this month, the total attendance
for all students in each session, and total
absences.
TAARIS: Monthly Attendance
Additional Information will help you track how
many days you have been in the school and
track sessions lost due to school closings,
disruptions or schedule changes.
TAARIS: Monthly Attendance
The page will also track your total number of
Parent Workshops, participants and contacts
from every month.
As you type in a number in the Monthly Date
column, the Cumulative Data column will
automatically update!
TAARIS: Monthly Attendance
Section II – Grade Distribution will display a total
number of students in your groups by grade.
If this data is incorrect, please check your Groups
for data that may be causing inaccuracies.
TAARIS: Monthly Attendance
This screen will also track any students that have
been dismissed from a group (Section III) and
students added to groups (Section IV) during the
month.
If there are any discrepancies, please contact your supervisor.
TAARIS: Monthly Attendance
Section V – Project Register will allow you to
breakdown the students you service by solely
face-to-face instruction, or face-to-face and
technology-integrated instruction.
This page will automatically update and total the
number of students in the month. After you type
a number in Column A or B, hit the TAB key and
wait a few seconds.
TAARIS: Monthly Attendance
Section VI asks if you have received School
Curriculum Bridge Reports from each of the
marking periods.
Please left-click the circle to the left of the response
(“Yes”, “No”, or “Partial”).
TAARIS: Monthly Attendance
Section VII asks if you distributed Student Progress
Reports to parents in February and in June.
Please left-click the circle to the left of the response
(“Yes” or “No”).
TAARIS: Monthly Attendance
The Save button will save your data and allow you
to edit this information later. Left-click the Save
button to save the data you entered.
Do not click Submit to Supervisor until you verify all
the information!
TAARIS: Monthly Attendance
If you return to the Monthly Report later, in order to
see months where you entered data, you must
select the month from the drop-down list.
TAARIS: Monthly Attendance
Where is all your data that you entered?
TAARIS: Monthly Attendance
That’s better! If you are missing data, check the
Month to be sure you are viewing the correct
information.
TAARIS: Monthly Attendance
If you made any changes, be sure to Save.
When your data for the month is completed and
verified, click the Submit to Supervisor button.
This will close the report to further editing.
TAARIS: Printing
There are a variety of reports you can easily print
from the system that will replicate the forms you
had usually filled-out by hand.
TAARIS: Printing
You can print the current Monthly School Reports
form by clicking the Print icon in the right column
of the school.
These reports will include the data you have
entered during the month, so make sure all of
your data for the month has been entered before
you print!
TAARIS: Printing
Monthly Attendance Reports can be printed before
and after submitting the report to your supervisor.
You should save any data first before clicking Print.
TAARIS: Printing
From any school’s Group screen, you can print out
the Student Status Reports and Group and
Program Data Collection forms.
These same reports can be printed from the
individual Groups page, as well.
TAARIS: Printing
Pupil Progress Reports can be printed from the
student’s Progress Report page. You should Print
only after you Save the data.
TAARIS: Printing
Your toolbar may look a little different, but this
manual will point out important buttons that are
universal no matter what version you use.
TAARIS: Printing
Share – ignore!
Print
- click this to bring up the Printing window and
print a physical copy of the report.
Make sure the printer is attached to your laptop.
Do not print using File > Print. This will print the actual
web page and not the report.
TAARIS: Printing
The USB cable has been provided when you received your
laptop. One side will be square and the other flat. The
square side will plug into the printer, and the flat is the
USB port on your laptop or computer.
TAARIS: Printing
On the back of any
home or Bureau
printer, you will see a
matching port for the
square connector of
the cable.
Match the narrow side
of the cable with the
narrow side of the
port, and gently push
the cable into the
port.
TAARIS: Printing
Next, plug the flat USB side of the cable into the USB port on your
laptop. This port is located on the right side toward the back of the
laptop. The cable should be flush with the laptop.
USB can be a little tricky: if the
cable does not feel like it is
going in, turn it upside down.
TAARIS: Printing
Select the correct printer from the Printer Name
drop-down box. If your printer is not listed, you
may have to install the drivers from your Bureau
flashdrive.
TAARIS: Printing
In the Print window, you
can choose to print the
whole report or certain
pages. This is the
common Print window
from any Windows
application.
When you are ready, click
the OK button to print.
TAARIS: Printing
Share – ignore!
Save a Copy
- this will save the report as an Adobe PDF
file on your computer or flashdrive.
Do not save using File > Save or Save As… . This will save
the actual web page and not the report.
TAARIS: Printing
The Save as Copy window
will appear when you want
to save the report. This is
the common Save window
from any Windows
application.
First, choose where you want
to save the file…
… then choose what you
want to name it, and click
Save.
TAARIS: Printing
Other
to scroll
through
the report or to
Share options
– ignore! allow
Create you
PDF – Ignore
(updating
AIR)
search for words in the document, like a student name.
Scrolling
Up & down Pages
Page number / Number of Pages
Search in Document
search back & search forward
TAARIS: Printing
Typing “Alice” in the search area will allow you to find
Alice’s information in the report.
TAARIS: Printing
You can also change the Zoom level, so you can zoom in to
see words more clearly, or zoom out to see the whole
document.
The default zoom level will be less than 100% so you can
see the whole document on the screen.
Zoom
Page View Preference
TAARIS: Printing
Please Note:
Every report opens in a smaller window
inside of the browser window. You will
notice in this example that two scroll bars
are visible.
If you cannot see the entire report, please
make sure to move both scroll bars as far
up or down as you need to see the report.
TAARIS: Create Student
Use Create Student when you need to add a new
student to a group who is not on the school
roster.
At the end of this process, a request will be sent to an
administrator for approval. You will not be able to add the
student immediately after creating them.
TAARIS: Create Student
The system will search the school roster for a
similar name of a student before allowing you to
create new students. This is to ensure that the
data remains “clean” and multiple copies of the
same students are not entered.
TAARIS: Create Student
First, and most importantly, select the School
where you need to add the new student.
Then, type the student’s First and Last Name.
Optionally, you can add the student’s Date of
Birth. Click NEXT.
TAARIS: Create Student
The system found a student with the same name.
If this is the same student, do not create the
student. If you need to edit the student’s
information, you can click on the Edit button.
Refer to Page 40 for detailed instructions.
TAARIS: Create Student
In this example, the system did not find any
students with the same name in this school.
You may left-click the Click here to proceed and
create a new student link to create this student.
TAARIS: Create Student
The page will already be
populated with the
information you
provided on the search
screen, such as First
Name, Last Name, and,
if included, Date of
Birth.
Note: You cannot change the school.
You must return to the Create
Student screen and start over.
TAARIS: Create Student
Using the drop-down
boxes, you can edit the
fields so that your
student’s information
will appear correctly in
the system.
While only the fields with
a * next to them are
required, please add as
much information as
you can.
TAARIS: Create Student
As always, click the Save
button to make sure the
changes you made will
not get lost.
Student has been saved
successfully will notify
you that student has
been added to the
system.

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