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The writing achievement tool

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What is WriQ?

WriQ is a writing achievement tool, designed to accelerate student writing proficiency.

It allows educators to easily assess and motivate student writing while providing fast and effective feedback on individual written work. It frees up the time educators would have spent marking work and allows them to put that time back into both the classroom and their students.

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Who does WriQ benefit?

Educators

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WriQ gives educators more time to focus on promoting, differentiating and improving achievement in writing.

It helps educators easily assess and track student writing whilst providing feedback and motivation directly to students - helping to increase and improve their writing skills.

  • Frees up time and reduces educator workload by removing subjectivity and manual time spent marking assignments
  • Allows educators to assess writing using rubrics, keeping writing assessment consistent across students
  • Measures productivity (how much students write), accuracy (how many errors they make), pace (the speed at which they write), and maturity (the maturity of their vocabulary)
  • Monitors progress over time and displays a single WriQ score to give educators a more accurate picture of student progress, at student and class level
  • Allows educators to give meaningful, personalised feedback, with greater clarity to improve student confidence and achievement
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School Leaders

WriQ allows School leaders to use writing achievement data to report on progress and support instructional decision making - across the whole curriculum.

WriQ harnesses the power of writing analytics and gives you an accurate view, over time of how each class and even school is progressing in writing attainment. This data can then be used to inform where best to allocate resources, develop strategies and introduce specific interventions.

  • See an overview of school progress. This will include the amount of words written, average WriQ score, accuracy and more
  • Provides a standardised benchmark for fair marking and delivers comparable insights on writing level within by school, year group, or classroom level to help identify areas that could require additional support.
  • Grants schools the ability to add customised rubrics to suit school needs for targeted analysis
  • By allowing students to track their own writing progress and replacing the time-consuming task for teachers of assessing written passages manually teachers in your school will have more time for instructional lessons, lessening the need for additional resources.
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For students

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WriQ keeps students motivated, engaged and achieving in writing.

WriQ puts students in charge of their own learning. By giving each student access to their own personalised mini dashboard, the WriQmeter, they can instantly track how long they can write for, before taking a pause or stopping (a writing burst). The positive nudge notifications spur students on to do a little better each day, only ever in competition with themselves.

  • At a glance, each student can visualise their writing progress in real-time
  • Gives students instant access to positive, immediate feedback on their own writing, without relying on teacher intervention - speeding up the feedback loop
  • Allows students to get a picture of their most frequently used language and how they’re writing for specific subject areas
  • Students can track their own writing progress daily, weekly, or monthly and work towards goals and achievement badges, adding a fun element to the writing process
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Unlock the power of writing analytics

This is the first time educators will have access to such a rich data set for writing, providing unique insights and enabling them to provide a truly personal learning experience and dramatically improve student outcomes.

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Simple Freemium and Premium options

Trial

Free Individual access to all premium features

Pilot

Free Access to all premium features for a defined group 90 days

Schools

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FE / HE

Custom Access to all premium features Annual licence

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WriQ the metric

In addition to WriQ the tool, the WriQ score is also a recognised writing standard.

WriQ is the writing achievement standard. Establishing common expectations in writing achievement at a state/country level by the end of a designated year group.

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