If you’re a school administrator or educator of a small school, I’m sure you’re used to using an assortment of programs such as Microsoft Office, regular pen and paper or tools like File Maker to manage your school data. There’s a better way.
Instead of using pen and paper to manage your school’s data, why not try out a school management system that is designed to minimize your workload and maximize your free time. Once you’ve migrated to working the online way, information on every student and teacher will be literally right at your finger tips. You won’t have to go through filing cabinets with reams of data when you can just type in a search box and everything you need will be there for you.
You’ll find that nowadays online software are designed so that it is easy to use. Not only does this tool give access to teachers and school administrators, it also gives access to parents. If you opt to use a school management system you’ll definitely impress the parents! Parents can view their child’s schedule, grades, and track their progress throughout the year. This opens up great communication between parents and teachers as well as communication between parents and their children.
Parents have a right to know what is going on in their children’s academic lives. Sometimes kids don’t want to talk to their parents about their grads or how they are doing in school. With this tool parents will have access to the information that their children may be hesitant to tell them.
Your school’s teachers will benefit too. Teachers have immediate access to all their students important information. Teachers will be able to access their students grades in the easy to use online grade book. The grade book easily organizes all of their students grades. The software also has a tool that creates beautiful report cards. The report card tool allows you to have your own grading criteria, grading flow and report card format! You can even print report cards and transcripts. This is a great tool to allow teachers to print mass student report cards.
School administrators can easily keep track of students and teachers with this software. The software allows you to view every teachers information. There is a picture of every teacher and student so you can match names with faces. The teacher section allows you to view each teachers birth date, full name, and date of employment. It also allows you to view each teachers class schedule as well as each teachers contact information.
Lastly, there is a tool for mass parent communication. This tool will be used to phone parents in case of snow days and many other things. Instead of a phone call, you can also choose for a parent to receive a text or email including the information you are desiring to give. There’s so many reasons why your school should try to use an online school management system!