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Clarify Communication to ELL Families with Images

A key element to teaching is revealed in the book Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit, by Leslie Marmon Silko. The benefit of combining text with visuals is the creation of a well-rounded relationship in language. The tension between words and images goes back thousands of years.  In connecting this relationship to the… Continue reading Clarify Communication to ELL Families with Images

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Need a Year-End Video Memory for Your Class or Child? You Got It!

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!

Tips & Tricks

Tip: A Picture Says A Thousand Words

There are countless research articles out there that indicate visual cues help us remember information.  In fact, we process visual information 60,000 times faster than text.  There are fun quizzes on Facebook to see how many logos you can identify, and, chances are, you know most of them.  There is always that one you can’t… Continue reading Tip: A Picture Says A Thousand Words