The Parent Dashboard allows you to view your child's progress, edit their details and manage your subscription.
Login to the Parent Dashboard using the login details you created when you signed up.
When you login, you will be presented with the homepage. On the left hand side you will see Message from Doodle. We will update this regularly to let you know of our latest news, including any app updates.
On the right hand side you will see an overview of your child's/children's progress under Top Doodlers. This updates to show the number of stars they have earned over the last 7 days. To see the number of stars earned over the last 7 days for a different subject, just click on the corresponding icon in the top right of this section. The chosen subject will be indicated by being circled in grey. (In the picture below, DoodleSpell has been selected.)
Here you can view details about your subscription including the subscription type (home or school), the purchase store (website, Apple, Google, Android), and when your next payment is due. This will allow you to keep track of any subscriptions you may have.
If your child has a basic subscription this will be indicated by a dash (-).
To switch between subjects and view your different subscriptions for either DoodleMaths (including DoodleTables) or DoodleEnglish (including DoodleSpell), please select the corresponding icons in the top right of this section. The chosen subject will be indicated by being circled in grey. (In the picture below, DoodleMaths and DoodleTables subscription information has been selected.)
To add a child to your parent account, click on the Add a child button in the top right corner. The pop-up will then prompt you to fill in your child's details, including linking them to their school. Be sure to select Add to save your changes.
To edit an existing child's details (for example, to reset their password or change their school) just click on their name in the table and an Edit Student pop-up will appear. Press Save to ensure your changes are made.
To add a subscription to a child's account, firstly ensure you have toggled between DoodleMaths (including DoodleTables) or DoodleEnglish (including DoodleSpell) as outlined above. You will need to ensure you have selected the correct Doodle subject to be able to purchase your desired subscription. Select the child you wish to add the subscription to by hovering over their name (their row will then turn a slightly darker shade of grey), and then select the Get home subscription button. You will then be able to select either a monthly, annual or lifetime subscription and be prompted to enter your payment details. For more information on our pricing please see this article.
To cancel a subscription, select the Cancel button which will appear to the very right and then press Confirm.
To delete a child's account (firstly be sure to cancel their subscription), click on their name in the table and an Edit Student pop-up will appear. Then, select Delete in the bottom left hand corner. Please be sure you definitely want to delete the account, including all of their data, as once this is deleted we cannot retrieve it.
Analyse allows you to view a wealth of information to ensure you keep track of your child's/children's progress. Within the Analyse section, you are able to view effort, progress, gaps and programme health.
See how your child/children are performing against our healthy-usage indicators.
To view data for different subjects, be sure to switch between the subjects by clicking on the corresponding icon at the top right of the dashboard. For more information on how to do this, see this article.
You can change the time period that the data displays for either 7 days, 14 days or select a bespoke time.
In the table that appears below you will be able to see an overview of your child/children's data. The colour of the circles indicate the number of stars earned that day. If you hover over the circles on the dashboard you can what the different colours correspond to.
You will also see the target number of stars in the table and whether they are above, below or on target to achieve this.
You can also download this data as a spreadsheet by clicking on Export.
Within the progress page, you are able to see how you child's/children's Doodle Age has changed. A blue bar shows an increase in their Doodle Age, whereas a red bar shows a decrease. This is because of recalibration.
You can change the time period that the data displays to either 7 days, 14 days or select a bespoke time. To view data for different subjects, be sure to switch between the subjects by clicking on the corresponding icon at the top right of the dashboard. For more information on how to do this, see this article.
Click on a child’s bar to view their progress compared to their age.
You can then select view to see a graph for that particular child.
As children use DoodleMaths more and more, the programme builds up a good understanding of their strengths and weaknesses. Gaps is arranged according to the national curriculum age-related expectations (AREs) and allows you to view your child's understanding of each strand.
You can see a RAG rating and the percentage of content covered in order to assess a child’s understanding. Or, you can choose to view the Raw Data.
By selecting the year group at the top left of the page, you can see their progress against the ARE strands for that year.
If you feel your child would benefit from extra practice in a particular area, click on the arrow to the left of the ARE to expand that topic, then click on the add sign in order to add an extra.
To view the data for a different child, be sure to click on their name down the left hand side. The child you are viewing the data for will be selected in dark blue.
Again, you can download this data by pressing the Export button in the top right hand corner.
Programme Health is one of the tools that we recommend you use once per week. It should take no more than five minutes in your week, but it means you are able to check that everything is working as it should. You will be able to see the following:
- Accuracy: child accuracy over the last 100 attempts.
- Time per question (in seconds): average time to complete a question over the last 100 attempts.
- Tricky questions: the number of questions a child has marked as 'tricky' to come back to later.
- Questions answered per week: the average number of questions answered per week over the last three months. (This will be blank if a pupil has been using the programme for less than three months.)
The accuracy should be between 75-95%. The average question time is 17s. Use this information to check that your students are working at the right level. If there are any causes for concern they will flag up in amber or red, and will have a little exclamation mark next to them.
If you hover over this you will see a suggestion for how to help ensure the programme is better suited to that child.
This data can be downloaded by clicking on the Export button.
To Force Recalibration, select the student by ticking the box to the left of their name. The Force Recalibration button will then appear. Please click on this to set their account into recalibration mode.
In order to support any areas of weakness and supplement learning you may wish to add extras for your child. These will then appear on their home screen under Extras.
To add extras you need to hover over Extras and select Assign Extras. Search for the relevant ARE or scroll through. Click on the ARE title to view which lessons are available. Click on the lesson heading to view the questions or click Add to assign.
Select when the extra will become available and who you would like to receive the extra.
Be sure to click Add once you have finished.
Here you can view how well your children have done on any extras assigned in the previous four weeks.
You will see an overview of all extras added for your children. You will be able to see if they have completed the extra and how well they have done by hovering over the circle.
You can go into the extra and look at how well that child has got on with the specific questions by clicking on the extra added which appears at the top of the table. This will show you which questions your child answered correctly or incorrectly. Hover over the star to see what the specific question was.
You can also delete assigned extras from here by clicking on Remove All.
If you'd like to create your own extras, you can!
To create a Custom Extra, click on the Create An Extra button.
Insert a lesson title, year group and description, then start adding your questions. Always put the correct answer in answer A. Once published, this will be randomised.
Once you have finished, save your extra. Click on the extra to either assign the lesson, delete the lesson or share it with your colleagues.
To view your parent account information click on your name which will appear in the top right hand corner of the dashboard and select My Account. Here you will be able to change your password. Just make sure you press Update to ensure all changes are saved.
You can also fully delete your family account in this area.
In the bottom right hand corner of the dashboard you will see a blue chat bubble. If you need any assistance, please just click on that and one of our friendly team will be happy to assist you!