LearnBoost is one of the most popular online gradebook tools. It has a simple and intuitive interface which makes it easy to use for all technological skill levels. Thinkwave is another common free option which allows teachers to create online gradebooks with simple set up process.
Both LearnBoost and Thinkwave are web-based applications, which eliminate the need to install additional software, while retaining the key capabilities of a dedicated application. Thinkwave allows teachers to generate detailed PDF reports. It is available as a free ad-supported program, or as a premium ad-free subscription with additional storage. LearnBoost has a more comprehensive platform, allowing teachers to create detailed lesson plans, and track progress for individual activities. The application also makes sharing grades with students and parents simple with confidential access codes.