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iAbacus Videos

Introductory Videos

iAbacus in 60 seconds

A 60 second, step by step guide to using iAbacus for whole-school self-evaluation and strategic action planning

iAbacus introduction by John Pearce

John 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 iAbacus

John 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 story

John Pearce, at the BETT Show, explains the origins of iAbacus.

How-to Videos

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.