Track student service hours without the spreadsheets

Ashley BellomyProduct Features

We’re heading toward the mid-point of the school year and with that comes the paperwork and process that go along with ending one semester and starting another. The Workflows+ add-on is focused on making these tasks easier — from student balance tracking and parent-teacher conference scheduling to student community service tracking. For schools that want to track student community service … Read More

Take the time and effort out of parent-teacher conference scheduling

Ashley BellomyProduct Features

You might have already read about Twine’s ability to help you with student balance tracking as part of the Workflows+ add-on, but there are several other school processes you can simplify with this add-on, including parent-teacher conference scheduling. While Twine and Edsby make communicating with parents on a regular basis easy, there’s still a place and time for parent-teacher conferences, … Read More

Tracking and collecting student tuition and fees with Workflows+

Ashley BellomyProduct Features

One of the key things that makes private schools unique is the collection of tuition and fees from students and their families. This is crucial to keeping the school up and running, but can be a daunting task for school administrators.   One feature included in the Twine Workflows+ add-on is student balance tracking. From inside Twine, administrators can choose … Read More

Keeping your school community informed in an emergency

Ashley BellomyProduct Features

If you’ve used Twine/Edsby for long, you probably have encountered the vast number of parent, staff, and student communication tools available to you, from groups to messaging to the class pages themselves. There are some instances, however, where it is necessary to send out an urgent text message to all parents or staff. For these situations, we have a Twine … Read More

What’s new in Twine/Edsby for Fall 2021

Ashley BellomyProduct Features

With a new year comes new features and improvements to our systems, based on administrator, teacher, student and parent feedback. Online testing enhancements Question sheet sharing via content panel Teachers can now add Question Sheets to the Content area of their classes. The ability to store Question Sheets in a Class enables the teacher to share a complete course with … Read More

Top Tips for Parents using Twine

Ashley BellomyParent Engagement, Product Features

Mothers and their son working on a tablet

While a lot of Twine users are school employees and students, an important part of our user base is parents! Twine’s main purpose is to help make communication between schools, families and students easy and purposeful and that just can’t be done without buy-in from the families within your school community. We’ve compiled this list of help articles for the … Read More

What’s new in Twine for January 2021

Ashley BellomyNews, Product Features

We’re always looking for ways we can improve Twine to better serve our teachers, parents, students, and schools. We’re starting the new year off with some great new features and modifications to existing features based on user feedback. Launch Pad The launch pad (represented by the rocket icon in the navigation bar) currently links users to the online help option. … Read More

What’s New in Twine September 2020

Ashley BellomyNews, Product Features

Bringing in new features based on user feedback is an important step in our process at Twine. This fall, we’ve got several modifications and adjustments to tools that students, parents, and staff already know and love.  Class and Group Conversation and Notification Feed The Feed has been rejuvenated with a new look, making conversation simpler for everyone, and more accessible … Read More