As the new year approaches and many more teachers are signing up for a Bloomz account to boost their parent communication at their classroom or school, we’ve been receiving a few questions about how our Free and Paid subscriptions work, so we thought of addressing some of these here, in hopes it helps everyone get… Continue reading Understanding Bloomz Premium vs. Free Options
Are you still using email to communicate with families? Have you noticed that parents aren’t opening them or they do two days after you needed? More and more these days, parents are bombarded by emails from all kinds of sources, from regular communications to promotional emails, junk email, and more. Teachers can’t expect to reliably… Continue reading Your Classroom Needs More Than Just Email for Parent Communication!
One of the questions I see often from our users is “I have multiple classes, and I want to be able to add an event to more than one class, rather than posting the same thing over and over.” Or, “We are having an all 4th grade party, and I want to create one sign… Continue reading Tips & Tricks- School Accounts
We know it feels like Summer only just started… but, here at Bloomz, we are getting ready for the new school year. And we took a big step to an amazing year this week with a few improvements to our app navigation! Last school year we spent plenty of time listening to our users and planning for an… Continue reading A Few Tweaks, For An Amazing Experience
1. Why did you become a teacher? I became a teacher because I wanted to make a difference in the world. I knew the best way to make a difference was to teach our future! They are an amazing group!!! 2. What is your greatest teaching moment? When a student who is struggling “gets it”, it… Continue reading Bloomz Teacher Of The Week- Christelle Patselas
That’s my oven… When making parent phone calls, it is easy to get caught up in chatting about everything from their children to the weather. You plan for a quick talk, and the next time you check your watch it has been 45 minutes! As teachers, it is so easy to do. After all- this… Continue reading Feeling Like You Are “Fall-ing” Behind?…. 5 tips for Staying on Top of Anecdotal Information and Parent Communication
It’s rare that I read an article and have a complete “aha, yes! moment”. Larry Ferlazzo’s article entitled “Involvement or Engagement” did exactly that. Parental Engagement has become a trendy buzz word that has circled the education world for the last several years as something each teacher and school should be implementing. But what does… Continue reading Involvement vs Engagement- Do You Know The Difference?
Why did you become a teacher? The concepts in elementary school did not come easily to me. I understood what it was like to struggle in class and feel embarrassed. I wanted to be a teacher who could relate to students in the same situation. Whether it was with academics or behavior – developing a… Continue reading Featured Teacher Of The Week- Karen Policar
1. Why did you become a teacher? I became a teacher because it’s the best way I know how to have a positive impact in the world – plus 5th graders are pretty awesome! I came to teaching with a passion for education as a form of social justice, and I love how much I learn from… Continue reading Bloomz Teacher Of The Week- Audrey Jackson
1. Why did you become a teacher? I became a teacher for many different reasons. I have a desire to encourage people (my students) to become all that they are meant to be. I have a desire to see people reach their full potential. I became an educator because I want to make a difference. I… Continue reading Bloomz Teacher of the Week- Haley Price