How to Assign Extra Credit

Posted by The PLS Team on 9/24/2018

Tip of the week images Extra credit can be an effective teaching and learning tool when used correctly. Traditionally, extra credit is offered to students who want to bring up a grade and not necessarily to replace an F. As teachers we are faced with the conundrum of analyzing when extra credit is the correct tool to provide students with additional learning opportunities.

While the LMS cannot assist you in answering this pedagogical question, it can provide a tool to easily track extra credit.

To learn more about how to assign extra credit in Schoology, please refer to the following resources:

Extra Credit - Video
How can I give extra credit in Schoology? – Job Aid