Using the Grades Tool

The following short videos will introduce you to some of the basic “How-To’s” with respect to the Brightspace Grades tool. If you have questions about any of these tutorials, please contact

For more detailed information please visit Brightspace Help.

You may also wish to download a copy of these guides to view on your local machine.The file is available here: Gradebook Guide for Instructors (PDF).

Understanding the Grades Tool

Download Guide: Understanding the Grades Tool


How to Enter Grades

Download Guide: Entering Grades


Link an Activity to a Grade Item

Download Guide: Associate an Activity with a Grade Item


Create a Grade Book Category

Download Guide: Create a Grade Book Category


Create a Grade Item

Download Guide: Create a Grade Item


Create a Grade Scheme

Download Guide: Create a Grade Scheme