The current generation of students are known as technological learners because they apply computer and technology skills to learning and problem-solving. With Bloomz timelines students can upload data to create a digital portfolio. I’ve combined the technology standards from ISTE Standards for Students with the general content area standards from Common Core State Standards to outline three ways… Continue reading 3 Effective Ways To Use Student Timelines In Your Classroom
Welcome to Bloomz! Bloomz is a web based, IOS, and Android app for teachers and parents. Bloomz has a social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube. Teacher mentors/ambassadors are there to help new users. Check out the Bloomz Teacher Facebook group for support and community. If you are a new parent user here are some pro-tips to… Continue reading Welcome New Parents!
We are excited to let you all know of two updates we just released today for all our premium accounts: Photo Captions Starting today, you can add captions to your photos uploaded into Bloomz! That’s right, you can add a little caption to any picture you’ve uploaded to Bloomz by simply going to your media… Continue reading Update for Premium Users: Captions and Event History
In order to get the most out of Bloomz as a parent, utilize these three features and experience excellent school communication. You and your family will be easily identifiable by teachers as you develop relationships to benefit your child’s academic and social-emotional success. Upload Your Profile Picture Teachers and parents will get to know you… Continue reading Parents: Three Tips to Optimize Your Bloomz Experience
The luxury of receiving a room parent provides teachers with the opportunity to check off a few more items from their continuous to-do lists. When a room parent supports my class it feels like someone has my back. They don’t have to be a super organizer or even lend too much of their time. A little… Continue reading Room-Parents are a Teacher’s Best Friends
At curriculum night parents and guardians meet the classroom teachers to learn about grade level curriculum and expectations for the school year. Before I implemented Bloomz as a means for parent communication I was a bit apprehensive about curriculum night. I was more accustomed to standing in front of children so I feared being faced… Continue reading Bloomz Makes For A Stress Free Curriculum Night
How do you stop working at the end of the day when you know there are more needs to be met? My mentor teacher turned around in his swivel chair, thought pensively for a moment, and responded to my question. “That’s what July is for”, he said. My eyes widened at the thought of navigating… Continue reading Shhh…The Teacher is Sleeping
The days of conference sign-up sheets hanging on the classroom door or email chains to schedule your parent group are over. Organizing parent teacher conferences is easily done on Bloomz. Simply create time slots for busy parents to sign up on their device. Post your parent teacher conference a month in advance to give families… Continue reading 5 Tips for a Successful Parent-Teacher Conference Season