Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


General Section
Who should work with the tasks of this website?

Students from the age of 12 and adults can usually work with the tasks very well.

Students between 9 and 11 should solve the tasks (possibly with their teachers) with some additional information and help from their teachers.

The tasks are not recommended for students under the age of 9.

Section for Teachers
How do I (as a teacher) work with the platform?

As a teacher you can administer classes by
- creating individual classes [Link] or
- activating one of the 24 training and diagnosis task groups for one hour or up to one week
  [Link] or
- getting basic data of my class and results of the class [Link].

Why do I (as a teacher) need a class code?

If you create a new class [Link], you will automatically get a class code for each individual class. The class code appears on the screen of your device directly after creating a new class. In addition, the class code (with all the general data of your class) will be sent to you by mail. Furthermore, you can display the class code (with all the general data of your class) as PDF and save or print it.

The class code is THE crucial access option for working with a class. Make sure, that you do not lose the class code.

How do I (as a teacher) use the access codes?

If you create a new class [Link], you will automatically get a class code for each class and an access codes for each individual student. The access codes are the individual codes for your students. Give one access code to each of your students. With this code the students are able to enter the platform in the area "Start a Diagnosis" [Link]. The task group, which has been activated by you, will automatically be opened for students.

For how long can I (as a teacher) activate a task group?

A task group can be activated for one hour up to 168 hours (= 1 week).

Can I (as a teacher) activate more than one task group at the same time?

No, you can only activate one task group. Only after deactivating a task group you can active another task group. Beware of the fact, that one task group can only be activated once for a class.

Can I (as a teacher) close an activated task group prematurely?

Yes, you can enter the area "Class Management" and the subarea "Activate a Diagnosis" [Link] to close an activated task group. You can also activate another task group here.

Is it possible to activate task groups more than once?

No, task groups can only be activated once for one class [Link]. After activating, this task group cannot be selected and activated again (you will see it grey colored).

How well will my students do on the different task groups?

NEW | In the area "Class Management" and the subarea "Get Class Data" [Link], you can compare the results of a class with solution probabilities - differentiated by task sets, gender and age. The reference values [Link], which are presented in the tables, indicate the average percentage of tasks solved correctly by the students.

Where am I (as a teacher) able to find the results of my students?

After working on the last task of a task group the students see their overall result on the screen. As a teacher you can get the cumulative results of each individual class as PDF in the area "Class Management" and the subarea "Get Class Data" [Link] by entering the class code for the class.

Section for Students
How do I (as a student) work with the platform?

You will get a personal access code from your teacher. This access code is only for you. With this access code you can open the platform [Link], click on the button "Start a Diagnosis" and then you can enter your access code into the field "Enter your access code". After clicking "Continue" the task group, which has been activated by your teacher, will automatically open und you can start to work on the tasks.

Try to solve all the tasks of a task group. Only if you enter answers to all the tasks, your results will be shown after the last tasks und your teacher will see the percentage of your correct answers.

How many tasks of a task group do I (as a student) have to solve?

Try to solve all the tasks of a task group. Only if you entered answers to all the tasks, your results will be shown after the last task and your teacher will see the percentage of your correct answers.

Note: If you cannot solve a task, there are two possibilities:
- If you click "Continue", you can skip a task or
- you can estimate the correct answer or you click on the solution that seems most suitable to you.

Can I (as a student) change a wrong solution?

You can change your solution as long as you are working on the same task. After submitting a task, you cannot change any solution.

You can change a ticked answer by clicking on the same wrong tick again. Now you can set a tick by clicking again at the correct position.

You can correct a wrong spot (= hotspot) by moving it with the pressed left button of the mouse to the correct position.

You can change an incorrect number entry by deleting the number in the text field and then entering the correct value.

You can correct incorrectly joined pieces (puzzle pieces) by grabbing one of the pieces with the left mouse button pressed and moving it to the correct position.

Where do I (as a student) get my results?

After you have completed the last task of a task set, the number and percentage of correctly solved tasks will be displayed automatically.

If you want to know which tasks you have solved correctly or incorrectly, you can click the [Show Solutions] button on the last slide of a task group to view all tasks again and compare your own solution with the correct one. With the button [Overall Result] you switch back to the page with your results. You can leave the task group with the button [Finish].