The new school year is approaching fast and we continue to bring exciting news to our platform. Many of you attended a webinar where we provided some excellent news for teachers looking at remote learning for the new school year. Next up: we are providing great news for teachers and school staff who will be… Continue reading Webinar: New Health Checks and Assignments Update
Do you want a sneak peek at what Bloomz is working on for the new school year? Do you want to be ready for the ‘new normal’ when we come back from Summer break? Then keep reading! Our engineers are working really hard to deliver on a set of new features that will help teachers… Continue reading Coming Soon to Bloomz: Assignments & More!
Our engineering team is on a roll… it’s only been a few days since we told you about the many updates we’ve done to the app in the past three months and this week our team has just released our biggest app update yet. We are excited to announce that in this new release we… Continue reading New Release, New Features – Try Them Now!
Some things are worth the wait, and this is one of them. For some time, users have asked about a way to take old classes off their feed to close the yearly cycle. Well, the wait is over. Last month we launched Class Archive, a new feature for Premium users so teachers can “close” a… Continue reading New! Class Archive and More
These are unprecedented times for all and, here at Bloomz, we hope everyone is staying healthy and following social distancing rules to keep it that way. For those who are affected or have a loved one who’s being affected by the COVID-19 virus or it’s impact in our daily lives, our thoughts are with you… Continue reading Growth Update from Bloomz
In my most recent virtual staff meeting my principal proposed a ship metaphor to our crew. On a ship there can be rough waters. A captain has to take control of the wheel and ride out the storm all while managing competing and new elements. If our experience as educators could be related to staying… Continue reading Using Bloomz with Zoom & Other Tools
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