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Flightlines are a fantastic tool to communicate progress (or the lack of it) to students and their parents. A Flightline is a chart that shows two types of information very simply:
… monthly average grades achieved
… the grades that should be achieved each month if the end-of-year target is to be met
…and now they have come to Yacapaca!
With Flightlines you Continue reading
If you have Author privileges in Yacapaca, go to More -> My Quizzes. At the bottom of the list is a button:
This allows you to build a new quiz from scratch, drawing questions from the entire question bank (288,000 questions at time of writing). You can modify Continue reading
With the recent updates to both the teacher and student modules of Yacapaca, the blog was well overdue for an overhaul. And here it is.
As well as improving legibility for longer articles, I wanted to make Continue reading
Yacapaca delivers criterion-referenced assessments. This makes it very useful for doing things like predicting exam grades, because exams are based on tightly-standardised criteria. A Grade C is the same in Barnsley as it is in Basingstoke. At the upper secondary stage (KS4 in England) we have been able to support a wide spectrum of qualifications, and given teachers a reliable tool with which to measure progression.
The English National Curriculum levels have allowed us to do the same at Key Stage 3. The levels are sufficiently well defined that we have been able to Continue reading