To access Kickboard Answers as a School or Kickboard Admin, navigate to Culture > Answers (Beta). If you are designated as a Teacher on Kickboard, follow these instructions.
Kickboard Answers reveals important information about staff members’ overall usage through three indicators: Health, Interactions, and Positivity. These three metrics will help you determine which teachers may need more support.
To see these indicators, access the Staff tab by clicking Staff on the top left of the screen.
Next, adjust the time period for which you want to analyze the data. Click on the Time Period dropdown in the top right, then click on any two dates to select a range. Once the start and end dates are selected, click anywhere outside the dropdown to apply the date range filter.
Double check that you have all students, staff, and interactions selected. When you first log in the Kickboard Answers, the student selection will be filtered to only your default group. If you want to include all students, staff, and interactions, start by clicking Advanced Filters. Then click Check All for each dropdown to select all the available Interactions, Students, and Staff.
Now that your filters are all set, you can begin reviewing the data for your teachers. Above the list of individual staff member data, you will see averages for each indicator.
The smiley faces represent a measure of the health of a staff member's interactions with students. The health formula takes into account both the number of interactions per student and the positivity of those interactions. Staff members with Yellow, Red, or Grey health indicators might need more support. Click here for more information about how the health indicator is calculated.
The Interactions column tells you the number of interactions each teacher has recorded. The term "interactions" refers to both behaviors and consequences. The number is “0” tells you that the teacher hasn’t recorded any behaviors for the given date range. If the teacher has recorded significantly fewer than the average for all teachers, the teacher may need more support.
The Positivity column indicates the positivity ratio of the recorded interactions. We suggest a 3:1 positive to negative behavior ratio. If a teacher has a positivity ratio less than 75%, they might need more support recognizing students for making good choices.