When teachers read books aloud to students it gives the class an opportunity to learn together. This strengthens the classroom community as a whole. To extend these connections beyond classroom walls, try inviting parents to join in on the discussion. I wanted to encourage families to talk to their children about artificial intelligence and connections to… Continue reading Read Alouds Reach Beyond the Classroom with Bloomz
In order for students to thrive, there needs to be positive relationships between families, students and teachers. This year I posted videos to develop and maintain effective relationships with families so that they understood I was able to address each students’ story, strength and need. Here are ten times I utilized the video sharing option… Continue reading 10 Times Videos Boosted Parent Engagement
Today we released the long-awaited feature that our have been waiting for: Year-End Videos. This premium feature allows teachers and parents to easily create video stories with the pictures shared in the Bloomz classroom. If you were using Bloomz last year, you’ll remember these videos are more than a just slideshow – to make them really… Continue reading Year-End Videos Are Back!
Computer science can help people, save people, and connect people. It is the art of blending human ideas and digital tools to increase our power. Computer Science Education Week was December 4-10, 2017. Millions of students try computer science for one hour in December. This year Bloomz participated in Computer Science Week to share and gain… Continue reading Bloomz Participated in Computer Science Education Week
Birthday celebrations are an important part of the classroom. In my class I want to let the birthday child know how cherished they are and how the world is better because they are in it. We walk down memory lane with photos, funny stories, and a treat is provided by families if they desire. The… Continue reading Celebrate Student Birthdays on Bloomz
Today we released an exciting new feature that many of our users have requested for, we’re calling it (for now because, you know, we’re at the end of the year) Year-End Videos. This premium feature allows teachers and parents to easily create video stories with the pictures shared in the Bloomz classroom. These videos are… Continue reading Need a Year-End Video Memory for Your Class or Child? You Got It!
Earlier today we notified Stacie S. from Pleasant Hill, IA that she’s the lucky winner of our sweepstakes for a $100 Amazon gift card. Congratulations! Here is the happy winner: Thanks to all the people that answered our survey too, we really appreciate the feedback and will use the information to keep making Bloomz the best… Continue reading Here Is The Winner Of Our Survey Sweepstakes!