Feb 2016

Instant push notifications versus text messages

It seems that the word ‘text’ and ‘texting’ is used to cover off anything that comes to a smartphone instantly.  Some of our users have been confused thinking that our removal of the expensive and unreliable SMS messages means their students and parents can only use email.  While we understand that this can be confusing: it […]

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Jan 2016

Why we need to remove old SMS/text technology

Today we are announcing that as of February 1, 2016, we will be dropping the option to send messages via SMS (texting).  This information as well as instructions for Members on how to create an account is available as a PDF download at the end of this article. Popular apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and […]

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Dec 2015

Kickstart the New Year with OnTrack

Looking for a way to wake up your Parents and Students after a long holiday break? Tell them about OnTrack which is now free to use inside our Apple and Android apps. Nothing drives more engagement at home than Parents and kids talking about their day and there’s simply nothing out there that gets the […]

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Nov 2015

Introducing OnTrack

For the past two years we’ve tried to bring some innovative ideas to the Teachers, Parents and Students that we serve.  Many times it’s just a smarter/better way to do something they already do like our Timeslot Meetings.  But every once in a while, we get a breakthrough idea.  That’s how we feel about our new […]

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Nov 2015

Daylight Savings and our mobile apps

Twice a year, millions of people have their iPhones, clocks and computers messed up by Daylight Savings.  Despite our efforts, there are a number of conditions that mess up meeting times in your life over the next week or so (with the one hour ‘fall back’ that happened on Sunday). We wanted to highlight one […]

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