As teachers, we want to make sure that we are creating a welcoming environment where parents feel at ease to contact us for any reason about their child. In most cases, we are not in contact with parents on a daily basis, and so establishing relationships and trust can be challenging. Teachers have many outlets… Continue reading 6 Ways to Boost Engagement Within Your Parent Community On Bloomz
A great new feature for which teachers have been waiting just rolled out – Behavior Reports! Now teachers can see at a glance a summary report of the whole class or individual students. The newly released reports include: A summary section that allows teachers and parents to focus on student strengths and areas that need… Continue reading Behavior Reports and New Post Indicator Now Available!
This week’s Teacher of the Week is a very passionate teacher who shares her love of learning with all through her contagious happiness and love. She also presented on Bloomz with colleagues at the TCEA Tech Conference in Austin, Texas in February, 2017. I’m a helper by nature. I love being creative and sharing that… Continue reading Teacher of the Week: Becky Fritchie
We’ve listened to your feedback and made some small, but important, changes to make the app easier to use and help you find the things you’re looking for faster. Now, for desktop and Android apps, we’ve added a few tabs with easy access to your class’ Behavior, Attendance, and Timelines. Before this change, these were on… Continue reading Streamlining Student Timelines/Behavior Management Access
We finish our series of tips for parents to help keep them engaged in their child’s education with timeless advice that has proven to not only help children with their education, but also create a special bond between kids and their parents: Reading. When children read, or when books are read aloud to them, they… Continue reading [New Parent Series] Tip 5: Reading is a Best Friend
In the fourth tip of our Parent Series to help parents stay engaged with their child’s education, we provide some thoughts on using consistent, predictable activities that help their kids’ know what to do, and what to expect, so they can stay on task and focused. An organized routine can help maximize the potential of your child’s education.… Continue reading [New Parent Series]Tip 4: Use Predictable Routines
Up next in our series of 5 tips to engage with your child’s education, today’s tip: Set Common Goals… a brief story on the importance of working together, parents and children, to envision the future and work together to reach it. By setting academic goals with your children you enhance the communication process. You can… Continue reading [New Parent Series] Tip 3: Set Common Goals
In our second installment of our “How to Stay Engaged in your Child’s Education” series, we provide some tips to help with your child’s homework: Remember, it’s your child’s homework, don’t do the work for them. Designate a clutter-free, quiet, homework-friendly area to help keep their focus and motivation. Encourage them to double-check and edit their… Continue reading [New Parent Series] Tip 2: Help with Homework