BIG changes to Flashcards with new "Clue" option :0)

Until now, the Flashcards activity has looked like this:

The prompt is presented along with a question mark. The student tries to say the correct answer. They click the question mark and the correct answer is revealed. They then click the green tick if they got it right or the red cross if they got it wrong. (And if they got it wrong, that question was repeated again later.)

Well, most of that is exactly as it was before. The big difference is the option to set a different clue instead of just a question mark. (See the image at the top of the page which shows the option box.) So what you end up with now is all of the following ways of viewing Flashcards (as well as the default question mark option, which is still there):

Vowels removed:

Consonants removed:

50% of letters removed:

Initial letters only:

Word shapes only:


Cool, eh? :0)

AND students can change this at any time (as long as url or embed code has not enforced a particular specification).

Here's an embedded example. Its initially configuration is the default "?". Change the selector so that you can try out the various options:

Click below to access the activity. (Opens in a new window on touch devices.)
Click here to open the above activity in a new window.