Are you like Mr Jones? Spending most of the day teaching all the kids about Shakespeare or about the Universe and have no time to get all the information you need to organise that school field trip or check your email.
Or are you like Mrs Lloyd who has to move around from room to room with textbooks, laptop, work sheets, school diary and everything else!?
Well there is a tool out there that can help you. The Learning Platform!
The Learning Platform is a web based tool that can help you with your day to day management, worksheet storage, email and data tracking.
You can view all your school policy documents, an up to date school wide calendar, pull information from the Internet through RSS and talk about the latest news in discussion boards. You’ll never have to worry about the kids finding the answer sheets again as you’ll be able store them securely in the Learning Platform.
You could also build a student page and give them all the latest news from in and around the school, exam timetables in a calendar or store all the worksheets in a curriculum area.
Little James never gets his homework done as he always loses his worksheet on the way home. But with the Learning Platform he can log on from home and can get those worksheets and get his homework done.
Little James parents are always telling him off because they never get the school newsletter, it always gets lost with those homework sheets. But now they can login into the Learning Platform and see the latest news, documents, even see if Little James is attending his lessons and getting good marks!
Sally decides to email her maths teacher. Mr Simpson is enjoying his evening with a cup of coffee and his phone buzzies to say he has an email. He looks at the email and sees it is from Sally, so he sends her a reply and she carries on with her homework.
David always brings the wrong books to school but now he logs into the Learning Platform before leaving and checks his timetable.
She has set them an online quiz, and they have 15 minutes to find as much as they can about Romeo and Juliet on the Learning Platform. The pupils use search to find a streaming video that Mrs Jones found and a whole load of other information. They start the quiz and at the end all the results are there for the pupils to see, Mrs Jones can see how her class are doing and Little James parents can see how well he is doing in his lessons!