Canvas for Instructors

Using SpeedGrader with Discussions

Note: make sure that your discussion is set to "Graded" when you edit the discussion.

To use SpeedGrader with your discussions:

  • Go to your discussions through the left-side navigation menu
  • Click on the name of the discussion you want to grade.
  • Click on the gear icon next to the edit icon in the top-right corner of the page and then select SpeedGrader

Speed grader interface

  • From here, you can edit each individual student's replies to your discussion in a quick and efficient manner
  • Using the drop-down menu at the top, you can cycle through your students and then grade and add comments to their responses in the right-hand side interface