FreshGrade for Parents gives you a virtual window into the classroom, providing visibility into your childs academic progress. View your childs full portfolio, make comments on posted learning moments, and collaborate with his or her teacher on how you can support your childs learning. This app is supplementary to the FreshGrade Teacher app, which allows the teacher to capture rich media artifacts of student learning as it happens through pictures, videos, audio recordings, links, documents and anecdotal notes. Teachers can share student portfolios, and easily send reminders home."FreshGrade forms a continuous glimpse into each child's progress that parents and students can share." Sir Ken Robinson, Author, Creative Schools. FreshGrade creates meaningful communication and increases engagement between teachers, students and parents. Using the FreshGrade Parent App and FreshGrade Student App, students and parents have secure access to view, comment and upload additional artifacts to the students portfolio. The FreshGrade suite of applications features student portfolios, custom assessment tools, custom activities/assignments with curriculum alignment and classroom announcements.FEATURES Get a window into the classroom through your childs secure portfolio See what your child is learning through photos, videos, audio recordings, and notes Stay up-to-date with student-specific information and class-wide announcements No in-app purchases, third-party advertising or data sharingEnabling TeachersTeachers can communicate using digital portfolios on the go, recording artifacts of learning, and uploading them directly to student portfolios. It has been a positive step forward in communicating student learning. Teachers appreciate the dialog it has created in looking at the new curriculum, and their assessment practices. Principal, Hazelgrove ElementaryEmpowering StudentsCapturing activities inside and out of the classroom has never been easier, putting control of continuous learning in the hands of students and their stakeholders. Teachers have noticed that as a result of using FreshGrade, their students take a greater ownership of their learning.Kids thrive on ownership. They love to access their portfolios, read teacher and parent comments, and know that they can have a say in their learning. Principal, Cambridge ElementaryEngaging ParentsFreshGrade enables stronger communication outside of the classroom, providing parents with greater awareness of their childs development. Parents have been very excited about knowing and being more aware of the learning that occurs. They are better able to support learning at home with the specific feedback from teachers. Principal, Dogwood ElementaryAbout FreshGradeFreshGrade was founded in 2012 by a group of dedicated individuals who saw a better way to communicate a child's progress. FreshGrade is now used in over 70 countries worldwide and has users across all 50 states. In the largest school district using FreshGrade across their classrooms, 30% have replaced traditional report cards with FreshGrade. Contact UsWe would love to hear from you firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @FreshGrade for general inquiries and email@example.com for support. We always appreciate your feedback!