Sync an assignment from Microsoft Teams to PowerSchool

Sync an assignment from Microsoft Teams to PowerSchool

Turn on PowerSchool sync for an assignment you create in Microsoft Teams and sync the assignment’s details and grades directly to PowerSchool. Once you follow the initial verification process to connect your accounts, you can switch the PowerSchool sync button to Yes for future assignments. 

Note:  Please check with your IT Admin that PowerSchool sync has been enabled before you get started.

Syncing a new assignment to PowerSchool for the first time

  1. Navigate to the Assignments tab in your class and select Create > Assignment

  2. Under Settings, the PowerSchool sync toggle will default to No. Switch it to Yes.

    PowerSchool toggle

  3. A new dialogue window will pop up. Select Connect to begin the process of linking Microsoft Teams to your PowerSchool account.

  4. Follow the email verification steps by entering your school email address and selecting Send Code

  5. Check your email, copy the code provided, and paste it into the dialogue. Select Verify.

    Enter the code and select Verify.

  6. Now that you’re connected to PowerSchool, fill out your assignment as usual and select Assign.

    Note: Assignments synced to PowerSchool can’t be assigned to individual students or scheduled to assign later. Edits you make to an assignment after it’s been posted and synced will only appear in Microsoft Teams.

  7. Future grades you give on this assignment will automatically sync to PowerSchool. Hover over the checkmark on a student’s returned work to see the exact date and time it synced.

    Assignment returned to student and synced to PowerSchool.

    To sign out of PowerSchool, select Edit, then Sign out. You will need to repeat the steps above if you decide to connect to PowerSchool again.

Syncing a published assignment to PowerSchool

  1. Select the assignment you want to sync to open it, then select Edit assignment.

  2. Switch the PowerSchool toggle to Yes.

    Your current assignment and future grades will sync to PowerSchool, but note that grades you’ve already returned to students will not sync.

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