I just completed the first full week of school teaching a multi-grade classroom of first through third graders. Communication has been flowing through Bloomz and I’m reinventing the ways I interact via email with my parent group. My school requires that I send an email and make a Bloomz post of what curriculum was taught… Continue reading Back to School with Bloomz
Are you still using email to communicate with families? Have you noticed that parents aren’t opening them or they do two days after you needed? More and more these days, parents are bombarded by emails from all kinds of sources, from regular communications to promotional emails, junk email, and more. Teachers can’t expect to reliably… Continue reading Your Classroom Needs More Than Just Email for Parent Communication!
In my classroom I integrate technology Montessori style. Traditionally Montessori did not incorporate technology but at my school we include it as an option since technical literacy is an important skill valued in society. Students get blocks of open work time and a checklist of goals to accomplish. Everyone completes the work at their own pace.… Continue reading Combining Other E-Learning Tools With Bloomz
The parent-teacher communication app won the TiE50 Top Startup award at the annual TiEcon entrepreneurship conference in Silicon Valley (Redmond, WA) May 16, 2017 –– The fast-growing teacher-parent communication app Bloomz has been selected as one of the Top Startup winners of the prestigious TiE50 Awards. The awards, which recognize the world’s most innovative tech… Continue reading Bloomz Honored as One of the World’s Most Innovative Startups
We’ve got more news to share! Bloomz now has a Notification Center where you will find all your pending items in Bloomz in one place, whether it’s student submissions, new invites or access requests, the new notification center will simplify and sort your notifications so you can find them fast! The Notification Center has 4 tabs to… Continue reading You Have One New Notification
Did you imagine you can use Bloomz to help students celebrate Mother’s Day? Yes, we know Sunday is almost here, so even if your students have already created a gift or card, you can have them take a photo of it and share it on their student timelines/portfolios to be published the day of. Now,… Continue reading Fast and Easy Mother’s Day Gifts to Send to Moms in 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!