Article written by: Kimberley Moran from We are Teachers
If you’re anything like me, you spend more time than you want on organizing systems and note taking to track student progress. I wanted to spend more of my planning time learning to give good feedback. FreshGrade is a free platform that helps teachers not just plan content and communicate with parents, but also document students’ work and give them fast and effective feedback.
So I decided to give it a try. Here’s what I’ve learned so far. When you sign up, it’s easy to immediately begin to plan lessons, empower students, and showcase growth that matters. The platform lets you invite parents to have an easy window into your classroom. Since they can see their child’s portfolio, they can see photos, videos, or assignments. It’s so easy for me to add a photo or leave a little note to my students or their families, and I have control over who sees any content.
This one platform keeps me organized
Here is a video that shows how the four primary tools for teachers are built into one platform: