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!
Bloomz’ TXT notifications have been an integral part of our service ever since we launched them in 2015 . This has helped us support a large number of families who don’t have access to smartphones or internet service. It is also one of many ways that Bloomz’ has demonstrated its commitment to helping our communities… Continue reading No Change in Bloomz’ Text Notifications Despite Increases in Fees
We hope that if a hurricane or other storm is heading toward your area, that you and your family along with your students and their families, stay safe. When weather conditions cancel schools and school activities, and students are at home, you can help them keep their minds off the weather outside while practicing skills… Continue reading Keeping Up with Practice While Students Are Home From School Using Bloomz
By Erica Bristor Are you back to school yet? I’m hoping if you are, you and your new community of learners are off to a wonderful start! Two weeks ago, I welcomed a new set of Pre-Kindergarten students, and I’m thrilled (though already exhausted) to see where this year will take us. In the hustle… Continue reading Representation Matters: Your Classroom Library Needs to Reflect Your Students
By Celeste Payne A couple of years ago, I came across Bloomz. I was intrigued by the app’s capability of communicating with parents of my students. I teach high school biology and chemistry. I work at a boarding school so I don’t meet all of the parents of the students that I teach. Since many live far from the… Continue reading Bloomz Is for High School Too!
By Tim Price It’s time to begin a new school year and the to-do list is growing! On that list is “set up Bloomz,” but where do you start? How should it look? What’s the best way to…. The questions will keep going, but hopefully I can help answer some of those for you here!… Continue reading Starting the Year with Bloomz
Elementary school teachers are accustomed to working in a fast-paced, high-pressure, deadline-driven environment. We get the job done and at the same time the job is never completely finished. There are always more parent and student questions to answer. The topics of questions can range from “What are the dietary restrictions for the first through… Continue reading Crowdsource and Save Planning Time
According to Ernest Hemingway, true nobility comes from being superior to your former self. That’s what we at Bloomz are all about – self improvement. Today, we released a new update to our mobile and web app that includes a series of improvements that make our app more friendly, easy to navigate and gets you… Continue reading Huge Update from Bloomz is Now Live!
We are excited to announce to all our users the availability of our newest premium feature on Bloomz: Engagement Reports! You may have noticed something come up on your app recently, a small text link at the top of your feed titled “Engagement Report”. This is the latest addition to our Premium feature lineup and… Continue reading Live Now! Engagement Reports for Teachers and Administrators
So you’ve checked out the Bloomz help page on how to transition to a new school year and you know how to either keep your class and create a new one, delete your old class and create a new one, or repurpose your existing class because you teach a multi-age classroom. If you are a… Continue reading Preparing your Bloomz Classroom Page for the Upcoming School Year