Teaching is a profession that is both fulfilling and daunting and requires huge amount of effort, skill and the ability to carry out a responsible duty of developing a childís intellect and knowledge base. Managing a responsibility like this involves lot of paperwork and memory exercise to take care of each student in a class appositely. Furthermore, keeping a check of each studentís performance, their grades and assignments along with various other miscellaneous procedures are a part of a teacherís job. Computer devices are increasingly being used for teaching and learning purposes owing to their intuitive working and simple set up and one application that can be put to good use for teaching professionals which is ClassRoom GradeBook 8.0.
ClassRoom GradeBook upon launch opens with a systematically organized interface with the chief options placed at the top panel and spreadsheet like display that shows the student name list and interactive options placed for smooth navigation. This is free application for teachers and runs on a Windows 9x/XP and Vista Freeware program making the job of a teacher much easier and simple. The user can create class files with the unlimited number of students and even protect them with a password; besides editing class roster, adjusting contact information of the students and comments for each of them along with entering and editing grades. New users are also provided with a roadmap and wizard along with a PDF documentation file and context-sensitive help. Moreover, the user can also connect with parents through this application and compare the grades and further keep attendance records and create and save reports in HTML.
Overall, ClassRoom GradeBook 8.0 earns impressive stature for its suitable working and interactive functions and hence gets a rating score of four points for its personalized approach and user friendly premise.