Can I view Shark Challenge placement test progress or data?

Can I view Shark Challenge placement test progress or data?

Can I view placement test progress or data?

Currently it is not possible to see the results of the Shark Challenge test. When a pupil makes a mistake in a batch of words they are given additional words to see if just a one off. Once a pupil makes 3 errors the challenge completes.

The placement test is a well-researched system that finds out where students should start in Wordshark, ('Supershark', automatic progression). It doesn't teach or reinforce the words in any way, and normally doesn't take too long to complete. The placement test is aimed at:
  1. Saving teacher time i.e. teachers only need to add students to Wordshark and then distribute the login details to those students 
  2. Allowing student learning to be fully independent, from home and/or school
In other words, the learning for students only begins when the program then places them in 'Supershark.' Once the student is using 'Supershark', from this time on it may be relevant for the teacher/tutor to become involved if they want to:
  1. The ‘Group Summary Report’ in the ‘Student Progress’ section will identify where the student was placed in Supershark (after the placement test). It will show the date of the initial test and where they were placed.
  2. There is the option to ask students to re-take the placement test, or to re-place students at where you want them to start/re-start in Supershark. Instructions for both of these options are above.


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