In Freckle, students have the option to practice on their own or complete assignments given to them by their teacher. Focus Mode allows teachers to ensure that students complete their work on assignments before practicing anything on their own.
Here's how it works:
To turn on Focus Mode, click on your name on the top right and click on "Settings"
On the Settings page, you will see the option to enable Focus Mode:
With Focus Mode enabled, students will not be able to practice on their own until they finish all of their assignments. When they try to go in and practice on their own, they will see a pop-up prompting them to finish their assignments first:
Once students finish their assignments, they will be free to practice on their own as before.