Bloomz teachers can post student work to a digital portfolio which is essentially a stream of data for parents to access. A student timeline contains awards and a body of work including photos, video, and audio. Over the year you can see how the student has progressed by browsing through his/her timeline. During conferences you can… Continue reading I Use Bloomz Student Timelines Because…
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
How exciting to take the class outdoors and head to Soundview Camp with the first through third graders at my school! This was a special trip to me because it was the first time I’ve ever planned an overnight trip for three classes of lower elementary students and chaperones. It’s hard to believe I’d been… Continue reading Off To Camp We Go!
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!
When it comes to tracking and sharing student’s behavior in class, who says we can’t have a little fun? We don’t, and flowers aren’t the only thing we’re growing here at Bloomz! Right around this time last year, we launched our behavior tracking feature with a distinctive flower theme created as a fun way for… Continue reading New Game-Based Characters for Bloomz’ Behavior Tracking!
We are really excited to share with you a new experience available through your Bloomz app today – Bloomz Teacher Premium. Bloomz Teacher Premium is exactly what it sounds like, a superior experience that will give teachers additional controls, data, value and functionality, all on the same app you already use and love! Interested? Here… Continue reading Graduate to a Premium Experience – Introducing Bloomz Teacher Premium
A great new feature for which teachers have been waiting just rolled out – Behavior Reports! Now teachers can see at a glance a summary report of the whole class or individual students. The newly released reports include: A summary section that allows teachers and parents to focus on student strengths and areas that need… Continue reading Behavior Reports and New Post Indicator Now Available!
We finish our series of tips for parents to help keep them engaged in their child’s education with timeless advice that has proven to not only help children with their education, but also create a special bond between kids and their parents: Reading. When children read, or when books are read aloud to them, they… Continue reading [New Parent Series] Tip 5: Reading is a Best Friend
In the fourth tip of our Parent Series to help parents stay engaged with their child’s education, we provide some thoughts on using consistent, predictable activities that help their kids’ know what to do, and what to expect, so they can stay on task and focused. An organized routine can help maximize the potential of your child’s education.… Continue reading [New Parent Series]Tip 4: Use Predictable Routines
Up next in our series of 5 tips to engage with your child’s education, today’s tip: Set Common Goals… a brief story on the importance of working together, parents and children, to envision the future and work together to reach it. By setting academic goals with your children you enhance the communication process. You can… Continue reading [New Parent Series] Tip 3: Set Common Goals