Consider a class that has studied a particular topic. Different students know different amounts about the topic. Some understand one aspect well, others another. Some probably haven’t ‘got it’ at all. You could say that understanding of your topic within the class is lumpy.
How can you efficiently share that knowledge and understanding so that every member of the class is informed, and has a good chance of retaining their deepened understanding in the future? And how do you Continue reading
With 23,000 quizzes, Yacapaca probably already has the ideal quiz for your next baseline or end-of-unit test – but how to know if you have found it? We have spent the last 5 months(!) analysing usage patterns and writing an entirely new search engine to Continue reading
In Yacapaca, students are given a set amount of time to answer each question. The time remaining is shown on the timer bar.
The purpose of the timer is to help students stay focused on the task, and it works really well. The way it works is more subtle than you may have realised.
Question timing is completely automatic
Inside the quiz app there is a very clever algorithm that ensures Continue reading
So your students have taken their quiz, read the feedback, got the score. What now? Most likely, you want students to fill in the gaps in their knowledge that the quiz has revealed. Here are the 5 tools we have built into Yacapaca to help them do just that.
1. Gap analysis
The very simplest. Click on any quiz in your Assignments page and you will see something like this:
This shows how well the whole class did, broken down by key Continue reading