Step 1: Disable notifications to students
- Edit the assignment settings.
- Scroll down and click on Notifications to expand.
- Make sure Default setting for “Notify students” is set to No.
Step 2: Hide the dropbox
When you are ready to start marking, you need to hide the dropbox.
- Click Edit next to its title.
- Click Hide.
Step 3: Hide assignment and course total
Now click Gradebook setup from the Administration block and make sure the assignment and course total are hidden there too. Remember to save any changes you make.
Step 4: Untick notify students
When you are grading an assignment, make sure Notify students is not ticked before you save changes from the bottom of the screen.