Make science homework a blast with LbQ

Initially designed for the classroom, Learning by Questions is also an incredible homework tool for science teachers. Let's expand the learning way beyond the lab.

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Why use LbQ for science homework?

Thousands of quality questions.

Differentiation and individualisation at the click of a button.

Exam practice and required practical revision.

Teacher-written feedback pinpointing question-based misconceptions.

Guided revision/study leave.

Auto-generated question-level analysis.

How do I use LbQ for independent study?

Set the work.

Jump right in

Pupils use their personal QR code or
single sign-on to access their own homework - no passwords needed.

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Pick a deadline

Choose a date and time for completion, and add any notes for students.

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Select your students

LbQ allows you to select which students in the class receive the work - differentiation to the max!

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Set an independent study task

To set an LbQ task as homework, simply choose a Question Set and hit the ‘Independent Study’ button.

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See how they're getting on.

Identify students' homework answers

Hollow squares show the question was answered independently/for homework. Solid squares show that the answer was given in a lesson.

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Monitor progress

See how your students are progressing using auto-generated question-level analysis.

Monitor the progress of individual students and the class as a whole.

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Lessons without limits.

Interleaving and revision

  • resume a task to see whether students have retained knowledge and understanding
  • make your own Question Sets, interleaving questions from different topics
  • create individualised revision and study leave courses for students - and keep an eye on their progress from afar
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Flip the learning

The inverse is also possible! Set students the basics for homework, then tackle the more challenging questions when they're back in lesson with your support.

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Continue work at home

Not got the work done in the lesson? No problem - with Learning by Questions, you can teach the basic understanding and set the more challenging questions for homework.

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With a 6-week trial, you could:

  • feel the benefit, not the burden, of homework.
  • differentiate for all students with a few clicks.
  • carefully and thoughtfully guide GCSE students with revision without adding to workload.
  • connect the learning at home with the learning in the lab.
  • monitor the completion and progress of homework - without the guilt of books in the boot.

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