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

Run your school more smoothly with these new features from Twine

Gary FalconProduct Features

One of the things we enjoy most at Twine is being able to talk to customers about their problems and needs and implement new features to help them better run their school, eliminate unnecessary stress and work, and improve learning and communication. Today, we’re announcing just that – new features based on the wants and needs of real teachers and … Read More

Make applications and admissions easy and seamless

Gary FalconProduct Features

One of the most important processes you’ll create as you open your new school is taking applications from, and admitting, new students. As we talked about in our guide to starting a new school, students are the backbone of your school – they’re the reason you’ve undertaken this task, right? So, how do you handle the (hopefully) huge interest in your … Read More

New group types to help learning and operations at your school

Gary FalconProduct Features

As you might have seen in previous blogs, groups are a great feature of Twine that allow teachers, students, parents, and staff to work together, plan, and discuss based on any group or organization you can think up. This fall, we’ve introduced three new types of groups to help schools and families get even more from Twine. Professional Development Groups — … Read More