My heartfelt congratulations to Rohan Chaurasia at Bangkok Patana School for becoming the first student ever to receive a 7 Dan Yacapaca badge. If you have watched your students earn their White Belt in a day and their Orange Belt in two days, you may not Continue reading
I got a thought-provoking email this morning from Michael Harrington at Batley Business & Enterprise College. In the context of the undeniable inconvenience of logins and passwords, Michael pointed out
A boy logging in and doing someone else’s work is making far more progress than sat complaining he cannot login!
In the past, I have Continue reading
Yacapaca ID cards are a super-convenient method to give students their ID details. Print, hand out in class, done. But until now they did not work on tablets.
That problem is now solved because we have switched to downloading ID cards as PDFs – the same way we do with Parent Reports. Access them in the same place:
Students tab -> Student Sets -> Actions -> ID Cards
…or via the Gradebook. It takes a moment for the download to compile and start, so be patient. You should see a flashing notifier.
Some browsers will open the PDF file in a Continue reading
“Locate X in this image” is conceptually straightforward, and Locate questions are not especially subtle. Obvious uses are maps and diagrams. You can also do clever things by turning Continue reading
A pros and cons list for quiz authors. Continue reading