Should I create an indicator or a to-do?
- In this article, we will show district administrators when they should create an indicator and when they should create a to-do or reminder
When should I create an indicator?
Indicators should be created when you want to know if an activity has been completed or not, whether it was on SchooLinks or offline.
When should I create a to-do?
To-Dos should be created when you want a student, counselor or guardian to complete a task by a certain due date.
When should I create a reminder?
Reminders should be created when there's an upcoming event that you want students and their guardians to know about.
What's the Difference Between Indicators, To-Dos and Reminders?
Allow district admins to see whether an activity has been completed
Allow counselors and district admins to create a task
Allow counselors and district admins to create a calendar reminder
Appears on students' casefiles
Appears on students' dashboard and casefile
Appears on students' dashboard
Can be completed, but are not required
Required to be completed
View completion status in Topic and Deadline Views of Indicator Analytics
View completion status in the Deadline View of Indicator Analytics
Students don't complete reminders
Can have an optional deadline
Has a deadline for completion
Has the date of the event
To learn more about To-Dos and Reminders, go here.