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Is anyone using the 2Simple app 2BuildAProfile?
We are looking into purchasing it (along with ipods/ipads) for our setting.
Any comments welcome. Or if anyone is using something similar or better.
hi I have posted about 'learninglogic' before on here - the best one - called look@me - it does everything. You have an ipod - no sim. If you are observing or remarking on the remarkable then scroll on to a child's name - take the photo & add your comment/obs - add your Aspect & Assessment straightaway - then go on to the next child. At the end of the day all the obs are highlighted (on the laptop) & you can just go into them to check or add anything. No transferring or group photos etc. The parents see the next day - you can read their comments that they add. Each child has tabs for any notes, their Characteristics of Learning, & also Coverage - very helpful. This has saved me hours of time not to mention ink & paper - & I can monitor very easily without piles of books/stickies etc - it's less intrusive in the setting & so much quicker. Also if you have any queries their team answer straightaway. Been using for 3 years with no problems. P.S. I don't work for them - as 1 grumpy teacher on here suggested! Good luck!
We are using the Interactive Learing Diary and really like it. Parents have their own login and can access it at home and create their own observations and comments. I use an app on a samsung tablet to create observations, but you can do them via the laptop also.
bumblebee111We use 2build a profile on iPod Touch. It's great. We don't do any of the long-winded filing that a previous poster explained. We take the pic (or sometimes add an obs without pic), type in the post it note, add the child/children, then the development matters statement and that's it logged. You can do the write up later if you are in a rush. Every so often, I have a look at a child's profile on the web suite to know what balance of evidence we have, and after each parents evening, we email the portfolio so far to the parents. There are grids on the web suite that show which statements/ELGs each child has covered. It's great.
Yes, this is the one I mean. How do you get on with the ipod? Is it big enough?
skitch is a good one for photos, as you can type straight on to the pic.
our LA has told us quite firmly that no software is suitable for tracking, and that it shouldn't be used.
emilystrange skitch is a good one for photos, as you can type straight on to the pic. our LA has told us quite firmly that no software is suitable for tracking, and that it shouldn't be used.
doesn't matter what you use, my LA maintain that no suitable software has yet been written for tracking. we don't use any at all, but that's not nevcessarily because of what the LA say...
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