In the week before mid-winter break I breezed by my principal in the hall and she said, “You’re getting a new student after break! Let’s meet to talk about it.” It’s well known that in education the amount of topics teachers need to meet about our innumerable and the time in which to do so… Continue reading You’ll Have A New Student After Mid-Winter Break!
Last school year when we implemented the limits on free accounts, we received lots of feedback from our users – particularly as it relates to storage. After listening to all of it, we took it to heart to find creative ways to reduce the friction for our teachers, at the same time we set up… Continue reading Right on Time for the Holidays: More Storage for Free Accounts!
Recently, the communication app ClassTag published a blog post that compared their app with ours, making several false and clearly dishonest claims about our app’s functionality. We don’t mind a little competition and appreciate that they felt the need to compare their app with ours, but they’ve been spreading these false claims for enough time… Continue reading Bloomz vs. ClassTag – Let’s Set the Record Straight
Recently, we heard from some teachers that the communication app Remind announced new limits on their free accounts. Since then, we’ve had teachers and administrators interested in shopping for a new communication app ask about the main differences between the two. To make it easier, we’ve put together this comprehensive view, so you can make… Continue reading Here’s Why You Should Choose Bloomz over Remind
By Rachel Nesbit I love using Bloomz to communicate with parents for my robotics team! I coach students in grades 3rd-6th for robotics. We meet weekly and have all day tournaments on the weekends at least once a month. All of my student team members are in different classes and grade levels. Bloomz makes it… Continue reading Using Bloomz with Our Robotics Team
As the new year approaches and many more teachers are signing up for a Bloomz account to boost their parent communication at their classroom or school, we’ve been receiving a few questions about how our Free and Paid subscriptions work, so we thought of addressing some of these here, in hopes it helps everyone get… Continue reading Understanding Bloomz Premium vs. Free Options
When students practice speaking skills they gain a deeper understanding of the relationships between letters and sounds. The four language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) are interconnected. If students are proficient in each they will be well-rounded communicators. Distinct advantages in society are gained by speaking skillfully; the abilities to persuade, inform, and direct… Continue reading Using Technology To Improve Student Communication Skills