Units in JumpRope provide a way to organize your standards and assessments in the plan tab. Each unit can contain any number of underlying standards and assessments, and can also be associated with documents and related data to help you store and re-use curriculum from year to year.
1. Creating a Unit in the Legacy Plan Tab
- Log in to the Teacher Dashboard and click on the Plan tab.
- The list on the left shows your courses, if any have been added to your account. Select the course that you'd like to create a unit for, or create a standalone unit in All of my Units.
- Click on Create New Unit in the bottom right
- IMPORTANT: The date range that you associate with your unit is important. If you're new to JumpRope, take some time to read this article:
2. Once the Create Unit dialog pops up, you have several options as described below:
- Units can be shared with multiple courses, but you should be careful when doing so in case different courses or sections get "off pace." Learn more here:
There are three common ways to use the concept of Units (which may be called Case Studies, Projects, Long Term Targets, Trackers, or Investigations). Depending on your approach, certain settings may have a different meaning.
- Traditional units of curriculum. You can use units to represent a few weeks worth of related standards and assessments, e.g. Unit 1 - Shapes and Angles followed by Unit 2 - Transformations.
- Year-long units or trackers. If you tend to track long-term standards or targets that will remain consistent throughout the year or term, you can create one unit for each course per year/term.
- Long Term Standards / Targets. Some teachers and schools opt to use the concept of units as a way to create long term targets, each of which can contain a set of short term targets/objectives along with related assessments (this is an advanced usage that goes beyond the way that units were designed in JumpRope, and we recommend using it only if you've had related training).