1. Getting Started with Connecting Steps
We have created several videos to help schools and users to get started with Connecting Steps. Each bitesize video is designed to show you one aspect of Connecting Steps clearly and concisely. You will feel comfortable using Connecting Steps after just a few videos. If you do have any questions, always click on the Help icon in the bottom right of Connecting Steps. You can search for an answer or ask us a question via email. Alternatively you can call us on 01252 870133 and we will be there to help.
If you are an administrator, please watch the 4 videos at the bottom as these are the first steps you will need to do. You may also prefer to watch the full 50 minutes training video. Click on the video titles to jump down to the correct video:
Full Training Video
Bitesize Getting Started Videos
We have produced a series of Quick Training videos which break the straining down into small steps. So if you want to know how to do something really specific in the system, and not have to go through the hour long videos, these will definitely help you!
How to add and remove students in My B Squared
This video shows you how to manually add student into My B Squared and how you can make this student available to assess in Connecting Steps and add evidence to in Evisense.
How to import students into My B Squared
This video shows you how to import students into My B Squared from your MIS and how you can make these students available to assess in Connecting Steps and add evidence to in Evisense.
How to add and remove users in My B Squared
This video shows you how to invite users to join your account and give them access and permission to access the different parts of the system.
How to navigate Connecting Steps
A simple video on all the different areas of Connecting Steps so you what and where they all are.
How to set the levels of achievement in Connecting Steps
This video shows you how to set the achievements you would like to use in Connecting Steps but perhaps more importantly, how to decide which ones your setting should be using.
How to baseline a student in Connecting Steps
The very important video showing you how you can add a baseline in Connecting Steps. This is the first step to be completed before adding any assessment data!
How to remove a baseline in Connecting Steps
Added a baseline to high or low and seeing no or too much progress? This video shows you how to remove that incorrectly set baseline.
How to assess a student in Connecting Steps
This video shows you how to assess a student in Connecting Steps and the impact of each of the areas of achievement you add.
How to work across multiple levels in Connecting Steps
Working across multiple levels is essential for those students with spiky profiles. This video shows you how simple this is to do in Connecting Steps.
How to delete an achievement in Connecting Steps
We all make mistakes, so this video shows you how you can fix those incorrectly added assessments from Connecting Steps.
How to know when a level is complete in Connecting Steps
Sometimes knowing when a level is complete is not always as simple as it might seem. This video explorers how to know when a level is complete.
How to show progress with numbers in Connecting Steps
You have added your data, now you want to show progress. This video explains how to pull out numbers that show your students have progressed.
How to show progress with graphs in Connecting Steps
Who doesn't like a graph. An effective way of demonstrating progress. This video explains all the various graphs there are and how to use them to show progress.
How to show non-linear progress in Connecting Steps
Showing non-linear progress is essential. If you have been assessing in a non-linear fashion, this video will show you how to represent this non-linear progress.
How to use the pie chart to show really small steps of progress in Connecting Steps
The pie chart is one of the most important additions added to Connecting Steps. This video explains how to use this important function to show very small amounts of progress.
How to fix a student who is showing alot of progress in Connecting Steps
Sometimes, you run a report in Connecting Steps and the student has made an unrealistically high amount of progress. What has happened? This video shows you the likely causes this and how to resolve them quickly.
How to fix a student who is showing 0% progress in Connecting Steps
You diligently put your assessment data in and you come to run the reports and it says they have made 0% progress. What has gone wrong? This video shows you how to fix the easily made mistakes that can cause this and how sometimes this may not be an issue