SpeedGrader is the unified grading interface in Canvas.  It is used to assign grades to any activity in Canvas, such as assignments, quizzes, and discussions.  Some third-party tools that connect to Canvas's assignment tool can also use SpeedGrader to do the actual scoring of the students.

Overview of SpeedGrader interface
SpeedGrader features grading progress, student roster, annotation tools for documents, and a grading and commenting area.

Getting to SpeedGrader

Typically, instructors launch the SpeedGrader interface from an activity's home page, such as an assignment or quiz.  Simply click the "SpeedGrader" button in the Related Items menu on the right.

How do I get to SpeedGrader from an assignment, quiz, or graded discussion?

Using SpeedGrader

Make the most use of SpeedGrader. Find out how to navigate to the next submission, and to assign grades.

How do I use SpeedGrader?

Updated: October 11, 2022