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Grade-Book Software

Price when rated: $44 (single)

Pros

  • Broad support for narrative comments
  • Multiple classes in one file
  • Extensive import and export options

Cons

  • Can’t drop low assignment
  • No attendance tracking
  • Awkward interface
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Price when rated: $15

Pros

  • Elegant implementation of OS X interface elements
  • Can include photos in seating chart
  • Inexpensive

Cons

  • Limited reports
  • No cross-platform or OS 9 support
  • One class per file
  • Inadequate documentation
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Price when rated: $90 (single)

Pros

  • Many import and export options
  • Built-in e-mailing
  • Seating chart
  • Extensive reporting
  • Add-on WebGrade serviceC

Cons

  • Onegrade book per file
  • Expensive
  • Only one file can be open at a time
  • Confusing interface
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Price when rated: $20 (single), $100 (site)

Pros

  • Can create reports from multiple classes
  • Straightforward interface
  • Inexpensive
  • Good documentation

Cons

  • Limited reports
  • Only one can be open at a time
  • Can’t curve grades
  • One grade book per file
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Price when rated: $49 (single); $249 (site)

Pros

  • Excellent manual
  • Seating chart
  • Multiple classes in one file
  • Easy to trade information between classes
  • Extensive reporting

Cons

  • None significant
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