View the amount of time your students spend practicing assignments and exploring content on their own using SmartMusic's Practice Analysis. Enable Awards for your students to earn based on their engagement.
Access Practice Analysis and Awards
To view the Practice Analysis and the Awards for your class, click Analysis from the Home page.
Or, click the Open Practice Analysis button in the Practice Analysis deck.
The Practice Analysis page appears. The information in the Practice Analysis is populated after 24 hours. SmartMusic starts tracking practice time as soon as the play or record button is clicked. See Playing and practicing music.
Filter by Class or Student
Use the Select A Class and Select A Student drop-down menus and the Dates radio buttons to display different results in the Time Spent Playing Or Recording Over Selected Dates section. By default, All is selected in the Classes and Students sections. If you are connected to more than one SmartMusic platform, make sure to select the desired platform from the first drop-down menu.
The Time Spent Playing Or Recording Over Selected Dates section displays practice time for the selected filters. The infographics are displayed by Assignments, Exploration, and Combined categories.
Enable Awards to recognize students’ dedication to their practice. Select a specific class to view Awards. See Filter by Class or Student
Three different Awards can be enabled in SmartMusic for each class.
- Discipline: Awarded to students who play or record assigned content the specified number of times or minutes over a chosen time period.
- Discovery: Awarded to students who play or record non-assigned (exploration) content the specified number of times or minutes over a chosen time period.
- Consistency: Awarded to students who play or record any content a specified number of times or minutes everyday over a chosen time period.
Click the Edit Settings For This Class button to Enable or Edit the Awards. Or, click Tools on a specific class in the Class & Student Management deck of your homepage.
Select Awards to view settings for the class.
Define settings for the Awards. Use the radio buttons to enable each Award. Enter the number of times or the amount of minutes the students will need to play to earn the Award. Then enter the time period. Click the Update button to confirm the settings.
An Award has three different states that can be seen on the Practice Analysis page. A disabled Award will be a gray outline.
An Award is outlined in color when it is enabled and no students currently hold the Award.
An Award is fully colored when it is enabled and students currently hold it. You will see the number of students who currently hold the Award in the attached bubble.
View Opened Content
The Assigned Content Opened Over Selected Dates and Exploration Content Opened Over Selected Dates sections show the content that students have accessed within each category.