As schools are wrapping up the 19-20 school year, many principals and administrators are already looking at the upcoming 20-21 cycle and trying to prepare for it. Even with all the uncertainty around back-to-school in this COVID-19 situation, schools administrators are already planning, particularly as it relates to budgets and spend. Fortunately, thanks to Congress… Continue reading CARES Act and Other Ways your School can Pay for Bloomz Premium
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
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
These days things are changing rapidly and significantly. With school closures happening everywhere (and, in most cases indefinitely), educators are trying to adapt to these changes and learn how to adapt their instruction methods while supporting the families at home. Since Bloomz’ announcement that we would provide free access to our Premium platform to all… Continue reading Tips for Day-to-Day Engagement in Remote Learning
With so many cities in the world in quarantine, many schools have had to find ways to stay in contact with students, continue with their instruction and keep parents informed and even helping students at home. Remote learning is becoming the norm these days and, as students, parents and teachers adapt to this new normal,… Continue reading Using Student Portfolios to Help with Remote Learning
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
Teachers are constantly busy, especially at the beginning of the school year! Enter Bloomz Productivity Hacks for Teachers! Teachers can get important things done with just some small changes or tasks. Check out these productivity hacks and share yours in the comments below. Schedule posts to go out to parents at future dates and times.… Continue reading 12 Productivity Hacks for Bloomz App to Save You More Time!
We all know about emojis on our phones and on Facebook. Did you know that you can type an emoji in any text field on a device or while on the computer? You definitely can, and we would like to show you how to add these unique characters while using Bloomz. Sometimes instead of an… Continue reading Using Emojis to Make Your Text and Events Pop
Are you decorating your classroom for the new school year? Save a space on your wall for a great poster and check out the trading cards of these little critters, too. These continue to be popular among both teachers and students. To help you build excitement around good behavior in your classroom, we’ve created these printable posters… Continue reading Teachers: Download Your Printable Mystery Monsterz Cards & Poster!
Congratulations on starting another new school year! Bloomz always wishes you success and hopes to assist with some helpful tips, tricks, and hacks. The Bloomz Ambassadors have contributed to our Back-to-School Blog Series to bring you helpful pieces of advice, clever techniques, and creative solutions for using Bloomz. Blog articles in this series are listed… Continue reading Back to School Blog Series