Stand G24, The Academies Show
B Squared Presents Innovative Assessment and Evidence Capture Software
on Stand G24 at The Academies Show 2017
- Use Connecting Steps to track even the smallest steps of student progress
- Assess the impact of an individual’s autism with Autism Progress – this profiling tool is already being used by more than 400 UK settings!
- Create a portfolio of an individual’s educational journey using the Evisense evidence management platform – sign up for a FREE 3-month trial on Stand G24 at the Show
B Squared will be showcasing its portfolio of assessment and evidence capture software at The Academies Show at the NEC in Birmingham on 22 November 2017. With over 20 years’ experience within the assessment sector, B Squared’s software is already used by over 3,000 schools and academies across the UK and internationally. Delegates can come and meet our experts on stand G24 and sign up for a FREE 3-month trial of Evisense to see how teachers can easily capture photo/video evidence of learning and share it with parents securely.
“We look forward to showing delegates at The Academies Show how we can help academies record and track students’ progress, as well as how we are continually improving and expanding our product portfolio to meet the ever-changing needs of the education sector,” stated Dale Pickles, Managing Director of B Squared. “We believe our latest addition, Evisense can transform the way academies record and share evidence, and keep parents informed of their children’s progress.”
Connecting Steps – detect even the smallest of improvements
B Squared’s Connecting Steps V4 hosted assessment software enables schools to detect even the smallest of improvements. It can be used to track progress across: EYFS, SEND, Primary and Secondary curriculums. The Company’s education team, all of whom are experienced teaching staff, have recently developed an assessment framework for children who have PMLD, SLD, or CLDD designed to enable teachers to identify and record the ongoing achievements of pupils who are not yet engaged in subject-specific learning.
Ease of access and security are key features within the software. Connecting Steps can be accessed via a web browser and an iPad app, meaning results can be recorded anywhere, anytime. The data is hosted on B Squared’s secure cloud. B Squared is already trusted with data for over 87,000 students and on average 32,000 assessment points are added into Connecting Steps every day.
Autism Progress – assess the impact of an individual’s Autism
Already in use by over 400 settings in the UK, Autism Progress is an observational assessment framework designed to help members of staff to support individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). It has been developed by B Squared, in collaboration with experts from three leading charities – Autism Wessex, Scottish Autism and the North East Autism Society. Autism Progress aims to give the most detailed current picture of an individual’s capabilities. People can be profiled from birth to early adulthood. While each person with autism is unique, the difficulties faced can be divided into four key developmental areas, all of which are included in Autism Progress: Communication; Social Interaction; Flexibility of Thought; and Emotional Regulation.
Evisense – evidence for learning made easy – visit stand G24 for an exclusive Show offer
B Squared’s evidence management platform has been designed to make capturing evidence of learning easier. Evisense enables academies to collect photos, videos, audio and documents to create a portfolio of an individual’s educational journey. Delegates are invited to the B Squared stand G24 to see a live demonstration of Evisense and sign up for a free, no obligation 3-month trial.
Accessible via multiple platforms – Android, iOS, Amazon Fire apps and web browser – Evisense has also been designed as a communication tool. Teaching staff can easily and quickly share recorded evidence with parents, giving them a clear insight into their child’s progress, helping to increase parents’ involvement in their children’s education. In terms of security and safeguarding, Evisense offers unsurpassed safety features, including encryption of all media files and immediate removal from mobile devices on successful upload. Device security, audit trails and child protection lists are also employed.
For more information on Connecting Steps, Autism Progress or Evisense, please visit the B Squared stand G24. Alternatively, contact our Sales team on 01252 870133 or visit our websites www.bsquared.co.uk, www.autismprogress.org and www.evisense.com
About B Squared
B Squared has over 20 years’ experience within the assessment sector. Its products are already used by over 3,000 schools and academies across the UK and internationally to track pupil progress. B Squared is ‘Rochford Review Ready’. Since publication of the Rochford Review in 2016, the Company has been working to identify the best approach to meet the changing needs of schools. This has included changing the structure of its frameworks, the breadth of its content and increasing its focus on the holistic achievements of pupils.
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