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PowerSchool Mobile Apps Update – Just In time For Back to School!
Pearson has just released updated versions of PowerSchool for Parents and PowerSchool for Students mobile apps for both iOS and Android devices. To date, more than 3.2 million teachers, parents and students have downloaded PowerSchool on their mobile devices. Throughout the summer, users have accessed PowerSchool to check grades, attendance, schedules and school announcements. Teachers are getting ready for the school year, using PowerTeacher to set up classes, seating charts and assignments. Learn more about PowerSchool for iOS and …
Parents can now use PowerSchool via a browser (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Explorer) or on their iOS or Android device. Parents can access their child’s information including attendance, grades, assignments, assignment detail with links to content such as worksheets, and field trip info. Using just one app to view real-time information for each child, parents can select from a list of languages to view PowerSchool in that language. Parents can print information, email teachers, and set up access for multiple guardians. See how easy it is to use PowerSchool for Parents …
ATLANTA —June 30, 2014— As schools strive to ensure that students meet and exceed today’s more rigorous standards, teachers need tools at their fingertips for measuring student progress. Today at ISTE 2014 in Atlanta, Pearson announced an expansion of its Formative Item Bank to more than 60,000 items, including thousands of innovative technology enhanced items – the same kind that students will see in next-generation assessments.
PowerSchool 8.0 is now available
(PowerSchool Customers: PowerSchool 8.0 is now available for download from PowerSource. For detailed information about the release, see the release notes document available on PowerSource.)
Enhanced Customization Capabilities – improved performance, scalability and flexibility make PowerSchool 8.0 a powerful, extensible solution that can manage the common and unique administrative processes of any K-12 customer.
Database Extensions - PowerSchool 8.0 provides additional features supporting the ability to create and manage real database extensions rather than legacy custom fields.
Document Attachments - With PowerSchool 8.0, it is now possible to attach all types of files directly …
We are excited about the integration of PowerSchool and GradPoint! This new product integration combines award-winning GradPoint online courses with the PowerSchool web-based student information system, allowing ease-of-use in data sharing.
The GradPoint—PowerSchool integration automates data sharing, enabling customers to:
Spend less time manually setting up courses and updating record systems, reducing duplicative processes
Leverage one provider for both student information system (SIS) and curriculum needs for virtual/blended and credit recovery programs
Use one single sign-on system, accessible by administrators, teachers, students, and parents
For more information, see the press release… http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/06/prweb11961333.htm