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Yewlands Academy

Educake

 

Educake can be accessed online via https://www.educake.co.uk or by downloading an App for the iPhone/iPad or Android from your devices app store.

If you would like more information or need support accessing your account please speak to your science teacher or Mr Easdown on the LRC desk. You can also request support by emailing learningsupport@yewlandsacademy.org.

 

What is Educake?

Educake provides online homework and revision for science. It’s based on a bank of thousands of specification-mapped questions. They’re automatically marked, they accept spelling mistakes, and they’ve been written by teachers and subject specialists. Some of the questions are multiple choice, but most of them require students to type out one to three word answers, like this:

Teachers set quizzes in Educake by choosing an area of the specification and then selecting the questions they’d like to assign to their students. When their students log in, they’ll see the quiz at the top of the page. When they take the quiz they’ll get immediate feedback and so will the teacher.

 

Educake for revision

Educake also helps students be more efficient about their revision. They can set themselves a quiz on any topic, and they can guide their decision with the Track Progress page, which shows them where their strengths and weaknesses are. Here's what it looks like:

 

 

Educake also includes revision material. This allows students to study a topic in Educake before taking a quiz on it. The revision material is designed to be easy to read and straight to the point, with minimal distractions. Here's what it looks like: