Parent Observations Guide

 

Parents, carers and relatives can add observations of their child’s learning and special achievements Please note this feature is only available on the app which can be downloaded free on to an Android or iOS mobile or tablet device.

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1. Log in to the app and select your parent role.

From the timeline press the large plus button and choose to start your observation with some text, a video/photo from your gallery or by taking a photo, video or audio clip

 2. Select your child/children

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 3. Add a title

4. Now you can choose to add text nots by selecting and typing in the text box or use the + media button to add a photo, audio clip or video.

Photos- Photos can be captured in app by selecting the camera icon, or uploaded from your gallery by selecting the gallery icon.

 

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Videos- Videos can be record in app by selecting the video icon, or uploaded from your gallery by selecting the gallery icon. Videos can be up to 3 minutes in length. You can re-record videos and skip forwards and backwards in the recording by 10 seconds.

Audio notes- Audio can be recorded in app by selecting the audio icon and pressing the record button to start and stop the recording. You can press the record button again to resume recording or press submit if you are finished. Audio clips can be up to 3 minutes in length. As with videos audio clips can be re-recorded and you can skip forwards and backwards in the clip by 10 seconds.

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Captions- To add a caption to file, select the file and type in the caption text.

Documents- Documents can be uploaded from your device and added to your observation. These can be PDF, DOC or DOCX.

External Links- Links can be added to your observation by either typing in the web address or copying and pasting it from your browser.

 

 

 

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Removing media- To remove an item selecting the minus icon in the corner of the image/video/audio clip. You will be asked to confirm that you want to remove this

5. If you selected more than one child, press on them to switch to their note

 

 

 

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6. When your observation is complete tick to confirm your changes and it will be added to the timeline

7. Your observation will now be shared with the class teacher. You will notice that if you created an observation for more than one child this will be split into separate observations so they can be sent to the correct teacher.

8. You can make changes to your observation by pressing the observation menu button then selecting ‘Edit’

9. You will be able to see feedback from your child’s teacher.

 

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Please note once your child’s teacher saves/posts the observation you will no longer be able to edit it. 

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