Course Selection

Find the answers to your questions about Course Selection features of myBlueprint here

Counsellor & Counsellor Lead Account Overview

This article will walk you through a high-level overview of the two counsellor account types in myBlueprint - Counsellor, and Counsellor Lead.  Shared Features Counsellor Lead Account Features Tips & Shortcuts Group Actions Button Filters Student ...

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By Alasdair McMillan

April 30, 2021

Understanding your Course Selection checklist

This article will provide you a high-level overview of your course selection checklist. The Checklist is built right in to the Dashboard of your Counsellor Lead account to help guide you through preparing for and completing course selection.  Over...

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By Alasdair McMillan

April 30, 2021

Student Account Troubleshooting for Course Selection

Do you have questions about your students' accounts related to course selection? We have you covered! Take a look below at the answers to some commonly asked questions.  How can I submit courses on a student's behalf? How can I allow students to r...

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By Alasdair McMillan

April 30, 2021

How do I manage my school's courses?

As a Counsellor or Counsellor Lead in myBlueprint, you have access to a number of powerful options to configure the courses at your school. This controls what students can see and add into their High School Plan in myBlueprint for future school ye...

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By Alasdair McMillan

July 21, 2020

Will importing courses overwrite changes I've made?

When importing courses into myBlueprint from your SIS, you can customize which fields from the SIS are used, and what information from myBlueprint is kept.  Because you can fully customize all course information ( except the course code)  within y...

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By Alasdair McMillan

January 19, 2023

How do I open and close course selection?

Once you have completed all the preparatory steps for Course Selection, to open it up for students to begin submitting, simply: Log in to a myBlueprint Counsellor Lead account Click the Closed toggle switch in the Course Selection panel Click th...

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By Alasdair McMillan

August 20, 2020

How do I review and approve course selection submissions?

You can review, edit, and approve your students' course selections in a few different ways, either for one student individually or multiple students as a group. Log in to your Counsellor or Counsellor Lead Account Click Active Students Click Pen...

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By Alasdair McMillan

April 30, 2021

Why is a course not showing up to add into students' High School plans?

If there's a course offered at your school that students are trying to add into their High School Plan in myBlueprint, but it doesn't show up as an option, this could be for one of two reasons: The course is not enabled or active for the school Th...

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By Alasdair McMillan

August 14, 2020

What should I do if a student has made a mistake with their course submission?

When a student submits their course selections by clicking the button to review, then completes the submission, that locks their course selections , meaning they can no longer directly make changes within their accounts.  If a student has submitt...

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By Alasdair McMillan

August 20, 2020

How can I download a report of the courses students have selected?

As a Counsellor, there are two kinds of reports that you can access in relation to students' course selections.  The Course Forecasting  report within the Reports  section of a Counsellor account is a powerful tool which allows you to see in rea...

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By Alasdair McMillan

August 20, 2020

Will my students see changes in their accounts after I export?

As a general rule, any changes that are made to students' scheduled courses directly in your SIS after the export of course selections will not be visible in their myBlueprint accounts , until they are imported as part of their current courses af...

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By Alasdair McMillan

August 20, 2020

How do I export course selections to my Student Information System (SIS)?

Ready to take that last step and transfer your students' course selections back to your SIS? This guide will walk you through the process!  Note:  exporting is only possible from a Counsellor Lead account at a high school.  If you have an Elementa...

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By Alasdair McMillan

January 19, 2023

Online Parent/Guardian Course Selection Approval Guide

To reduce the burden for counsellors and students of printing and returning course selection sign-off sheets, myBlueprint’s new online parent/guardian course selection approval allows parent/guardian sign-off to be emailed and approved without r...

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By Alasdair McMillan

April 30, 2021

Why should I use Guidance Messages?

Using the Guidance Message feature is a great benefit to schools during the entire Course Selection process.   The Guidance Message allows Counsellors to add a customised message that appears for students as they plan their courses. Counsellors cr...

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By Roxanne Malcolm

August 21, 2020

What do the Advanced Settings for courses do?

When you click on the course code for any course within a Counsellor account, you may see up to 4 different Advanced Settings that can be applied to that course. Each setting has a small i  icon to the right, which you can hover over to learn mor...

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By Alasdair McMillan

August 20, 2020

What are Required Courses, and how should I configure them?

The Required Courses option within the myBlueprint Course Selection Settings was designed for schools that have a required course which all students must take  based on their grade level, without exceptions. As an example, this is commonly used b...

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By Alasdair McMillan

August 20, 2020

How can I configure the Not Returning option for course selection?

As a staff member with a Counsellor Lead Account type you are able to set up "Not Returning" as an option for students to select when they completing course selection. Not Returning can be configured in two ways - either as an option that is trac...

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By Alasdair McMillan

April 30, 2021

How can I edit my Course Selection Sign-Off sheet?

To make changes to the text that appears on course selection sign-off sheets for your students, follow the steps below: Log in to your Counsellor Lead Account Navigate to the  Course Selection Checklist on your Dashboard page Click Configure Cou...

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By Alasdair McMillan

April 30, 2021

What should I do if my Course Selection Manager is not loading?

If your course selection manager is not loading. Try the following quick fix: Navigate to your Counsellor Lead account Dashboard page First try simply refreshing the page - click the reload button in your browser or press F5 If that doesn't work, ...

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By Alasdair McMillan

April 30, 2021

How can students select Online Learning courses with myBlueprint?

myBlueprint supports many school districts with course selections for online learning. Because online learning, or eLearning, courses are typically not offered through the student's regular day school, implementing this does require some advance s...

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By Alasdair McMillan

January 19, 2023