A parent volunteer’s enthusiasm and energy makes an impact in the students’ experience. Each parent has a special gift to contribute to the classroom. Some have time to show up and teach a craft while others can provide items for group projects. As volunteer needs arise, post a sign-up on Bloomz to encourage community participation. I… Continue reading Teachers Truly Value Volunteers!
With funding from Cardinal Health Foundation, the parent-teacher communication app will provide free health and wellness content for parent and childcare centers (Redmond, WA) August 22, 2017 – The award-winning parent and teacher communication mobile app Bloomz today announced an exclusive 5-year partnership with the Ohio Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (Ohio AAP), with funding… Continue reading Successful Pilot Inspires 5-Year Partnership Between Bloomz and the Ohio Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
Birthday celebrations are an important part of the classroom. In my class I want to let the birthday child know how cherished they are and how the world is better because they are in it. We walk down memory lane with photos, funny stories, and a treat is provided by families if they desire. The… Continue reading Celebrate Student Birthdays on Bloomz
It is important to make learning meaningful to students by taking into consideration the interests and needs of each student. To truly get a well-rounded scope of who your students are it is critical to understand each student’s family background by getting to know their parents. Here is an action plan to establish and maintain… Continue reading Family Contact Action Plan
Meet the teacher day can be chaotic with families dropping off supplies, introducing nervous new students, or filling out paperwork. Some teachers find themselves engaged in important yet lengthy one-on-ones with families. How do we connect with everyone to make sure they sign up on Bloomz at the beginning of the year? A solid first… Continue reading Tips for Getting Parents to Join Bloomz
I interviewed a parent who has been part of the PTA since her child was in kindergarten. It was bittersweet for her to share that this is the last year she will be with her PTA. She has been involved for seven years, two of which she was president. Only two due to term limits!… Continue reading Interview with a PTA Veteran
When it comes to tracking and sharing student’s behavior in class, who says we can’t have a little fun? We don’t, and flowers aren’t the only thing we’re growing here at Bloomz! Right around this time last year, we launched our behavior tracking feature with a distinctive flower theme created as a fun way for… Continue reading New Game-Based Characters for Bloomz’ Behavior Tracking!