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Feedback for G Suite Students


Users: G Suite Students

Feedback and Progress on JoeZoo 

Students who would like to view feedback for a specific assignment should use the JoeZoo Express add-on in Google Docs. 

Students who would like to view their detailed progress in a class should go to the JoeZoo web app and visit this article for more detail. 

Students can visit this resource to learn more about how the JoeZoo Express add-on and JoeZoo web app differ.

Feedback Features

Monkey Checker 

Students who have the JoeZoo Monkey Checker will see an icon of a brain at the bottom of their JoeZoo Express add-on. If students do not see this icon, this feature is not available until their teachers, school, or district subscribes to a JoeZoo PRO Package.

The Monkey Checker will automatically check students’ work and provide feedback. Students can use the following steps to use the Monkey Checker:
  1. In your assignment on Google Docs, click open the “Add-ons” tab at the top
  2. Click on “JoeZoo Express” and then “Open JoeZoo Express”
  3. Click “Monkey Checker” (brain icon) at the bottom of the add-on
  4. Click onto a comment item in your checklist (e.g. Comma Missing) 
  5. Review feedback and fix your work 
  6. Click “Remove” at the bottom of the add-on once it has been fixed

Written Comments

Students can view and engage with teacher or peer written comments on the JoeZoo Express add-on within their Google Doc assignment. Students can access written comments using the following steps:
  1. In the assignment on Google Docs, click open the “Add-ons” tab at the top
  2. Click on “JoeZoo Express” and then “Open JoeZoo Express”
  3. Click “Feedback” at the bottom of the add-on
  4. Click a comment item in your checklist (e.g. Missing Comma)
  5. Click into an individual comment for more detail 
  6. Read or listen to the feedback 
  7. To listen to feedback, click onto feedback and press the “Listen” button
  8. Review and edit your work

Text-to-Speech Comments

Students who would like to listen to teacher or peer written comments can have JoeZoo Express read them aloud. Students can access comments using the steps in the Written Comments section above.

Students can use this resource if they need to adjust their browser settings to use JoeZoo’s Text-to-Speech Comments. 

Voice Comments

Students may receive recorded voice comments from their teachers or peers on JoeZoo Express. Voice comments will appear in the Feedback section in their own category called “Voice Comment”. Students can access voice comments using the following steps:
  1. In the assignment on Google Docs, click open the “Add-ons” tab at the top
  2. Click on “JoeZoo Express” and then “Open JoeZoo Express”
  3. Click “Feedback” at the bottom of the add-on
  4. Click onto “Voice Comment” in your checklist 
  5. Click “Play” (round icon with white triangle) 
  6. Review and edit your work
  7. Click “Remove” to remove the voice comment after editing your work


Students can use this resource if they need to adjust their browser settings to use JoeZoo’s Voice Comments. 

Completed Rubrics

Students who would like to review the completed rubric from their peer or teacher can use the following steps:
  1. In the assignment on Google Docs, click open the “Add-ons” tab at the top
  2. Click on “JoeZoo Express” and then “Open JoeZoo Express”
  3. Click “Grading” at the bottom of the add-on
  4. Review the rubric(s) by clicking onto the rubric name 


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