Here is a sneak peek into the new updates released recently and the upcoming updates -

Recently published (Jul 2019):

  • Individual Student Accounts (High school/ Middle school classes)
    • students in High / Middle school classes can now create an account
    • students can now receive posts, alerts, announcements from teachers 
    • students can message the teacher back and forth 
    • students can now view the calendars and sign up for events 
    • students can now view the photos and albums shared by the teachers 
    • students can now view their behavior report 
    • students can now view and add to their portfolio 
    • students can now view other student's portfolios 
  • Student Codes 
    • Student Specific Codes for students to sign up with email and password
    • Family specific Code\ for parents of each student (both elementary and middle/high school classes)
  • Student access (Elementary classes)
    • Students in elementary classes can now view the Feed which shows the posts, announcements, alerts from the teachers in addition to their portfolio. 
    • They can also view other students portfolios based on the settings 
  • Admin Gaps
    • Bulk deletion of groups and classes in a community/class
    • Student permissions
  • Recipient Picker - Roles selection
    • Teachers can now select to post to only students in the class or only parents in the class or all students and all parents and all admins in the class. 
  • Moderation
    • Moderation of posts, comments 
    • The ability to add/ remove a member as a moderator 

Recently published (Jun 2019): 

  • School admin can now see the deleted message threads between teachers and parents 
  • Enforced Media Limits 

Recently published (Dec 2018):

  • Class admins and teachers being able to see the message threads between other parents and teachers

Recently published (Nov 2018):

  • Calendar feed performance optimization

Oct 2018  -  

  • My Sign Ups 
    • The ability to see what items or task you have signed up for

Sep 2018 - 

  • Message translation (premium feature)
  • Post feed performance optimization

Aug 27th 2018 - 

  • Clever Integration (Schools)
    • The ability for the school administration to set up their community (classes, students, parents) on Bloomz using the clever import.
  • School Admin Gaps
    • The ability of the school admin to join the classes or groups in their community with no invites.
  • Class Settings - Parent permissions - 
    • Post to the class/ community 
    • Comment on post
    • Create albums

July 5th 2018 - 

  • Behavior Management Gaps/ Enhancements 
    • Ability to give multiple awards to a student or entire class at once
    • Specify whether parents can view the behavior scores or not 
    • Milestone post in the Home feed linked to the behavior log of the student 
    • Show the end of the behavior summary post in the Home feed for parents
    • Not show the milestone posts of all students in the Teacher's feed
    • Ability to automatically reset points 
    • Ability to Student avatars instead of characters
    • Ability to track ongoing behavior without the need for setting milestones
    • Class Goals
    • Animation when the class goal is reached
    • Share class goal with parents
    • Ability to purge student points
    • Specify when to send a notification to parents

A peek into the class goal feature - 

June 20th 2018 - 

  • Clever Integration (Teachers)
    • If you have a clever login you can create an account on Bloomz using the clever login and Bloomz allows you to import all your clever classes into Bloomz!!!!
    • Already have an account on Bloomz and you want to import your clever classes into Bloomz. You can do that by linking your clever ID to your Bloomz account.

May 2018 - 

  • Year End Video and Year End Pack

April 2018 - 

  • Usability Enhancements & Navigation changes - 
    • Truncation of long posts in the feed with "Read More/ Read Less" links 
    • New flag more prominently is shown in the header of the post to indicate what is new in the feed 
    • Notification count issues 
    • Ability to notify when a document is added to the Media section of a class/ community
    • Ability to reset the notification count without having to act on the notifications in the notification center
    • Ability to land on the last page visited on Bloomz when logged back in
    • Ability to Invite to a class/ group from left nav in one click
    • Repositioned Account Settings for ease of access
    • Clicking on the comment should position the post detail screen in the comments section
    • The "new" flag is added to the commented on the post to show the change in the post 
    • Aggregates Student Portfolios at All groups level for teachers & parents
    • Aggregate Behavior at All groups level for teachers and parents
    • Filtering of the Messages to the group selected in the left navigation

Premium Features: 

  • Full content in the email notifications (2018)
  • Engagement Dashboards (2018)