Student Interface

This chapter takes a look at the components of the student interface and the display settings that you can control.

  • Student Settings
    • Profile — The student profile contains the student’s choice of avatar as well as his or her identification information.
    • Coaches — The student can select a coach from the three that are available.
    • Language and Keyboard — The student can change the keyboard layout to match the one he or she uses.
    • Target — The speed target may or may not be modified, depending on the option you have chosen.
    • Authentication — The authentication section allows an account to be linked to Google or Office 365, depending on the option you have chosen.
  • Avatars
    • Choosing an avatar — The student can choose an avatar from 49 portraits, 30 creatures and 30 neutral photos.
    • Granting Access to Avatars — Administrators can block the avatars for all the accounts in a school.
  • Entertaining Animations and Keyboard Viewer
    • Discover the entertaining animations and the keyboard viewer, two viewing modes that encourage students to look at the screen while typing.
  • Display Options for Activities
    • Accessing the Display Options — Access the display options for your group or show the students how they themselves can access them.
    • Options — Consult the list and learn about all the display options.
  • Keyboard Navigation
    • Learn how students can navigate through the interface using certain keyboard keys.
  • Badges
    • Notification — Learn how the achievement notification system works.
    • Achievements — Learn about progress badges, performance badges and mystery badges.
  • Activity Log
    • Results – Students can select the most relevant results and activity types for calculating their average speed and accuracy.
    • Video Replay – Students have access to a video replay of the activities recorded in their log.
  • Achievements Panel
    • Discover the achievements panel showing achievement level, badges collected and stars won, as well as average speed and accuracy.