Nate Green

Content Product Manager & Editor-in-Chief, Pre-health

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Understanding depth of knowledge and cognitive complexity

Posted by Nate Green on Dec 5, 2017 10:45:38 AM

We've built a highly-attributed database of high-quality content that is served up to students at massive scale. Part of managing a platform of this size, with tens of thousands of questions answered over 300M times, is deeply understanding not just our subject matter focus but also our ability to assess depth of knowledge and cognitive complexity. 

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Topics: blooms, webb, depth-of-knowledge

Firecracker Question Design, Development, and Data

Posted by Nate Green on Mar 22, 2017 12:47:53 PM

If you’ve ever wondered, there’s a lot that goes on behind making a Firecracker question. Here’s a glance into some of the details that go unnoticed. You’ll see how serious (and picky) we are with the process.

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Firecracker is an adaptive learning platform that uses amazing content coupled with spaced repetition to help medical students crush their exams. We offer programs for both individual students, and entire medical schools. If you'd like to learn more contact us at

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