A 360-degree view of any student
Edsby gives you a complete up-to-the-minute dashboard on any student with powerful analytics. When a parent calls, get current classes, marks, attendance, schedule, observations teachers have made about the student, what the student’s workload looks like, whether they’re getting assignments in on time, discipline records and more. Confidently share a student’s exact academic status.
Edsby also lets you add badges to students’ information, so you can see if a student has special needs. You also see a list of all of the parents and guardians of the student and exactly what rights each has (in today’s world of blended families, not all parents can approve field trips, for instance.)
Edsby gives you a much more comprehensive and useful dashboard than any available from your student information system (SIS). This information is secure and available only to teachers and school staff.
Find at-risk and other students
The powerful Edsby Zoom tool allows you to quickly drill down. Filter and sort students by mark, class, teacher, and a host of other tags and badges, such as “peanut allergies” or “IEP”. Zoom puts you in charge. And once you’ve found the set of students you’re interested in, Zoom provides powerful data analysis tools so you can track, identify and plan for kids at risk.
Edsby helps you track what’s going on in your school
Edsby automatically tracks, filters and displays recent and relevant activity for all of the kids in your school. Never feel left out of the loop again. Edsby shows you what you need to know. Whether it’s changes to a student’s address, a teacher posting a mark, or a discipline event, you’ll see the notification in your activity feed.
See an overview of the students, teachers and courses at your school
The Edsby home screen for principals and staff shows what’s going on right now. See how many students and staff are absent. See how many classes are being taught. See what field trips are happening. Click on any of these items and drill down for more information. Need to find a teacher with a spare next period? Need to find out what class a particular student is in right now? Need to find out whether maintenance can go into a particular room? Edsby can tell you.
Distribute news and memos in seconds, not hours
Edsby includes an easy way to share school news with your whole school community. Students and teachers can draft messages for the news feed, but Edsby will only publish them after they are approved by you or a designate. And Edsby is the perfect way to communicate with parents and students. Integrated directly into Edsby, you can send messages to all the students or parents in the school, in a class or grade, or only selected groups.
Message specific groups
Edsby can quickly and easily send messages to very targeted groups. Want to send a message to parents of kids with IEPs? No problem. Want to remind kids in grade 9 with averages under 60% that there’s extra help available? It’s just a few seconds away with Edsby. How about letting all of the kids of a particular teacher know she’s away with a sprained ankle? Again, Edsby makes it easy.
Edsby brings parents into the education process
Edsby helps you connect with and leverage the untapped army of parents that want to help their kids succeed at school. It’s historically been hard to let parents into the academic tent in the past. Edsby changes all, this by offering well thought-out (and free) access to Edsby for parents—not as an afterthought, but by design.
Edsby helps parents get a better sense of where their kids are at in school. When they see assignments, tests, homework, absentee data and more, they become more enrolled in their children’s success. And that leads to better results for students and for your school.