These are stressful times for everyone, watching the evolution of COVID-19, more commonly known as the Coronavirus, spread around the world. This is not only putting pressure on schools and districts trying to figure out how to react to it, but also on the millions of families of students scrambling to make arrangements. Whether your… Continue reading Bloomz Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
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
We’ve received some questions about how teachers can participate in our Spring Cleaning promotion, which helps schools join for free for the remainder of this semester, while giving them a chance to win $10,000 for their school Parent organization*. The majority of these questions were related to whether teachers could participate in it, even if… Continue reading How to Participate in our Spring Cleaning Promotion?
Updated: to reflect new ending date of August 31st, 2019. Are there too many parent communication apps in your school? Do you love how Bloomz helps your class parents stay in touch and informed? Would you like more teachers in your school to jump on the bandwagon? (and wouldn’t mind a little more resources for… Continue reading Spring-Cleaning time: Teachers can win $500 for their Classroom!*
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
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!