Using brightwheel

Track student and staff attendance with the check-in kiosk, or internal attendance tool

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Learning and Observations

Learning Overview

Learn about how to add, manage, and report Lesson Plans, Observations, and State Standards.
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Lesson Plans

Lesson plans allow you to organize classroom learning, activities, routines, themes and events for each Room on a weekly basis.
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Lessons

Create individual lessons which allow you to organize classroom learning, activities, routines, and instruction.
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Learning From Home: Share Lesson Plans with Parents

Share Lesson Plans with parents to help families continue learning at home in the event of a temporary closure or self-quarantine.
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Mobile Learning Tab

Use the Learning tab on the brightwheel mobile app to find & view Lesson Plans, review specific Lessons, and log Observations for students.
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Setup Your Learning Standard or Framework

Enable your state's standards or assessment tools to be used with the Observations tool in the brightwheel app.
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Logging Observations

Log observations to track progress toward milestones.
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Montessori Observations

Set your Montessori learning framework to enable quick and easy observations and progress tracking for each child in your school.
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Available Learning Standards

Brightwheel is actively adding state standards to our Observation tool. Are your state's early learning guidelines ready?
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Messaging in brightwheel

Messaging Overview

Parent communication has never been easier! With the ability to send in-app messages, reminders, and alerts via SMS text messages to parents
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Message Types

Brightwheel allows teachers and admins to send Messages, Reminders, and Alerts (SMS) through the messaging feature online and on mobile.
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Teacher to Parent Messaging

Streamline your parent communication by sending in app messages or alerts via SMS text messages to individual parents or to an entire room.
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Administrator and Staff Messaging

Brightwheel messaging is a great way for administrators to communicate with their staff individually or in groups based on room assignments.
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Administrator to Parent Messaging

Use brightwheel’s Messaging tool to send messages to parents individually or in bulk.
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Administrator Message Attachments

Leverage brightwheel’s online messaging tool to securely share any type of document or attachment with Parent Contacts in the message thread
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Newsletters

Engage families with photos & information about group activities and events through newsletters opened directly in the brightwheel app.
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Talk-to-Text Dictation

On your mobile device, you can talk to write in most places where you can type with a keyboard to quickly log activities or message parents.
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Admissions

brightwheel Admissions Overview

Learn how to leverage our admissions feature as an admin whether you’re just getting started or already familiar and want to learn more
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Sharing Enrollment Forms

Sharing Enrollment forms through invitation or a direct link allows providers to collect key information from families through brightwheel.
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Editing Enrollment Forms

Editing forms allows providers to adjust existing forms to continue to collect key information from families through brightwheel.
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Send Messages for Prospective Students

Providers can use brightwheel’s Admissions Dashboard to send messages for students who aren’t yet actively attending.
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Admissions Dashboard

Use student statuses and programs to organize vital student information and achieve a holistic view of your enrollment pipeline.
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Waitlist & Priorities Management

Administrators can use waitlists to manage who to admit to their programs should an opening arise based on a combination of characteristics.
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Programs

Manage your students and rooms through the use of programs to better understand your enrollment, capacity, and project future resourcing.
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Admissions Process and Tracker

The Admissions Process and Tracker allows programs to organize forms in a process and track family progress.
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Student Enrollment and Financial Details

Administrators can track a student's enrollment history and general family financial and subsidy information from the student's profile.
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Creating Enrollment Forms

Customizable forms allow providers to collect key information from families using pre-set or custom fields directly through brightwheel.
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Enrollment Contracts

Administrators can create contract forms via uploaded PDFs with the ability to collect electronic signatures and names from a parent.
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Tuition Contract Templates

Download and view two potential templates that you can use as a tuition contract for your center.
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Document Requests

Document Requests allow administrators to request a document from families allowing for the easy exchange and tracking of documents.
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Print Forms and Contracts

Administrators can utilize the Export or Download action from any submitted form or contract to receive a downloadable and printable version
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