Navigating ManageBac as a Parent video
Please see step-by-step instructions below.
The Academics tab details your child's academic progress in each class, and lets you view past report cards and future academic plans. Click on a class to view which units are being taught and view task / assignment grades left by the teacher.
When you first click into the Academics tab you will see our Achievement tracker which provides an overview of your child's Classes, attendance in each class and the most recent completed task and assessment.
It is possible to click into each individual class to get a snapshot of the curriculum in action.
1. At-a-glance: Top-menu navigation displays a students class attendance, the current unit of inquiry , and the last completed task.
2. Unit details: Explore the various dimensions of IB curricula and view which units are being taught. See how each unit of work incorporates Key Concepts, Learner Profile, and ATL Skills and key components of any year group, e.g. Service Learning or TOK.
3. Stream view: View the resources being used by teachers within the Unit.
4. Assessment: View task / assignment grades left by the teacher.
Click on the Portfolio > Files tab to view work that your child has uploaded to their classes or programme components.
You can also react to messages and items on your student's Portfolio > Timeline or post Messages to items if the school has granted parents that permission.
Note: Portfolio permissions of what you can view or add is customizable by your school.
The Calendar tab lets you see your child's academic and activity dates in calendar form. You can subscribe to sync calendar details to external calendars such as G-Cal or i-Cal.
This is where you can see the personal details of your child. Switch children via the top-left dropdown.
Note: It is not possible for a parent user to edit child profile details. Please contact a school administrator for profile update requests.
The Messages tab shows the messages written by teachers and students in each of your child's classes. Parents can view messages and file attachments but are unable to add comments or post messages here.
Click the Timetables tab to view your child's class attendance records. Click Download PDF to get a PDF export of your child's class timetable. You can also click to Submit Excusals for absent excusals directly on this page.
Note: Timetables will only appear if your school is subscribing to ManageBac for Attendance and actively using class rosters.
The Attendance tab shows the attendance information for your child and details how many absences he or she has. It is also possible to submit an Attendance Excusal via the 'Submit Attendance Excusal icon.
Note: Attendance will only appear if your school is subscribing to ManageBac for Attendance.
Click on the Reports tab to obtain a PDF export of your child's report cards.
Note: Reports will only appear if your school is subscribing to ManageBac for Report cards, and when they have generated them.
The Parents Association tab keeps you connected with teachers and other parents. It allows you to send messages and be notified of upcoming parent events.
Note: The Parent Association tab will only show if your school has this enabled. Messages may be locked to view mode only. This group name is customizable by your school.