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!
When students practice speaking skills they gain a deeper understanding of the relationships between letters and sounds. The four language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) are interconnected. If students are proficient in each they will be well-rounded communicators. Distinct advantages in society are gained by speaking skillfully; the abilities to persuade, inform, and direct… Continue reading Using Technology To Improve Student Communication Skills
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
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!
What sets Bloomz apart from other parent teacher communication apps? It’s the fact that it is all encompassing. Bloomz incorporates every aspect of communication a teacher needs to effectively connect and inform a school community. Parents can rest easy knowing that they are completely in-the-loop with what is happening in their child’s class and teachers… Continue reading Eight Ways Bloomz Expedited and Facilitated My Classroom’s Communication Needs In ONE WEEK Of School
With Bloomz you have the technology to create a warm welcome to your class with a video introduction. A personal and powerful first impression can be long-lasting. Teachers know that before we even start teaching our students will have already made some decisions about us. You can set the tone for the upcoming school year… Continue reading Introduce Yourself With A Video
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!
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
The teacher-parent communication app will be free for schools and introduces student timelines, behavior tracking, and video support (Denver, CO) June 27, 2016 – Just in time for ISTE 2016, the popular teacher-parent communication app Bloomz is announcing a major award and introducing new features, including offering its basic school-wide product for free. The American… Continue reading Freshly Named a ‘Best Teaching & Learning Website’ by AASL, Bloomz Announces New Features at ISTE 2016