Every student should have a collection of accomplishments from the school year. Artifacts that are easily shared with parents tell the story of the student’s development. Student Timelines are a reflection space and a forum for feedback from parents. Here are five reasons why teachers should implement them. 1. Parents are Partners in Education By integrating… Continue reading 5 Reasons Teachers Should Assess With Student Timelines
December is a festive time of year in the classroom! Holidays from cultures around the world are acknowledged and celebrated. Families are brought together through classroom parties and winter performances. This is the time of year when people wish to give to those in need. Parents want to help, teachers just need to ask! Be… Continue reading Post Your Holiday Wish List On Bloomz
Recording attendance is a valuable feature accompanying the behavior management tool on Bloomz. Taking attendance with Bloomz is easily done with a few clicks. To Take Attendance: Go to the Attendance tab of your class page By default, All Present is selected Click on the student to change his attendance status to Tardy/ Absent On the teachers… Continue reading Tip: Taking Attendance with Bloomz!
Have you started using Mystery Monsterz in your classroom? A few months ago we announced these little critters to help incentivize good behavior, and they’re continuing to gain popularity among both teachers and students. To help you build excitement around good behavior in your classroom, we’ve created these printable posters and cards for you to… Continue reading Teachers: Download Your Printable Mystery Monsterz Cards & Posters!
Lower elementary is the place many teachers first identify students with special needs. This can be a sensitive subject for families and a challenging responsibility for teachers. Documenting behaviors while teaching is tough but extremely important. Along with this, teachers must share that documentation with administration and keep them informed of every communication with the… Continue reading Starting the IEP with Bloomz
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!