Welcome to Springring!
Our mission is to make your life as a Teacher, easier. From here you can create posts and events for your Students and their Parents to see. You can even chat directly with any of your student's Parents. Your Classes have already been set up by the Admin and once you log in, your dashboard will look like this:
The Yellow Apple
As a Teacher, you are able to access all your Classes, Students, and Parents from your dashboard. You can carry out all the functions from this view. On the left, your Classes are the channels that you have complete control over. They are your communication pathways and you can think of them as your digital bulletin boards. They are always marked by an apple . If a school Admin has provided you with the correct permissions on Springring, you can create as many Classes as you want. To create a Class for a different Group, simply click .
Classes that you are able to post on are followed by a . You can create different types of posts to communicate with the student's Parents. Use Classes to post links to useful websites, images and videos of activities, and create events to keep the Parents informed. To post on your class, all you have to do is click . You can also be added in another class by a Teacher and view their posts. These classes are View-Only and do not have the pencil icon. Learn more about your Classes here.
The School Boards
Boards are similar to Classes, but they are created by the Admin for a larger Group. These are generally going to include multiple users such as "Whole School" or "Senior School". These Boards are followed by and appear below your Classes. If you have been given access by the school Admin, you can post on these School Boards once you see the .
Your Other Features
We know that a school's calendar is filled with events and important dates. We also know that every classroom has its own list of events. Your Calendar shows all the events happening within the School and your Classes, along with an agenda view to list all upcoming dates and info.
You can access your profile information and preferences in Settings. We understand that a Teacher is busy, therefore when it comes to contacting Parents, you can set your Quiet Hours. You get to decide when Parents can contact you and chat with you directly.
Connecting with Parents
As a Teacher, you can communicate directly with your student's Parents without having to give out your personal phone number. This can be very helpful for giving feedback to individual student's Parents, while maintaining a professional communication relationship. To access your chats, click on the blue chat icon located in the far right corner. To learn more about chat, read this article.