The Performance Tools area in your Gradebook includes links to pages that allow you to check how the students are doing. It includes links to the Grade Trends and Student Tracker. This section is found in the Tools tab of the Gradebook.
In this article, the Grade Trends feature of Performance Tools is discussed.
The Grade Trends page contains tabs to show All students, Trending Up students and Trending Down students. When the row of any student name is clicked, more details are displayed: Recent Scores, Zeros and Grade Trend Graph. For full details about a student's performance in all classes, click the Student Record link to the right of each student's name. The LoopMail icons provide a convenient way to quickly send a message to any student.
The list of students in the Trending Up and Trending Down tabs are based on the grades that are published over time.