iAbacus in 60 secondsA 60 second, step by step guide to using iAbacus for whole-school self-evaluation and strategic action planning
iAbacus introduction by John PearceJohn Pearce, former headteacher and iAbacus co-creator, explains how this powerfully simple self-evaluation and planning tool helps schools to save time and work more effectively.
3 ways to use iAbacusJohn Pearce, former headteacher and iAbacus co-creator, demonstrates three ways schools are using the iAbacus software: as a school improvement planner, risk assessor, and trouble shooter.
The iAbacus storyJohn Pearce, at the BETT Show, explains the origins of iAbacus.
How to track progress over time
To track progress over time against items on the left, use multiple beads. Simply slide an additional bead from the left and update text.
How to amend labels
To change the text and colours of the labels across the top of an abacus, use the customise button.
How to change an abacus title
To change the title of an abacus, use the customise button. Click on the title and amend the text. Go to the home screen to refresh.
How to add or delete criteria
To delete existing criteria, use the customise button. Click on the criteria and click the rubbish bin. To add criteria, click on the add criteria button.
How to change existing criteria
To amend existing criteria, use the customise button. Click on the criteria and change the wording. Go to the home screen to refresh.
How to create a bespoke iAbacus
See how you can create a bespoke iAbacus template with completely customised criteria. With audio commentary.
How to use iAbacus across a MAT
See how iAbacus is being by MATs to establish a common approach to school evaluation and improvement planning. With audio commentary.