Parent Apps, Tools, and Resources That We Love

Are you looking for apps, tools, and resources that you can use to collaborate and communicate with your student’s parents? If so, we have you covered. Check out our list below. Let us know if there are any that we missed.

Appademic – Appademic is a school communication solution based in Australia that delivers notices, forms, communications, and more to mobile devices. It includes apps that can be deployed to communicate efficiently with parents; data collected by the app is stored securely.

1st Class GradeBook – The 1st Class GradeBook app provides modern grading features, including class and student activity, marks, QuickMarks, reports, and more. Teachers can also send reports to parents to keep them informed of their children’s progress. This app comes with a

ACTIVE Educate – ACTIVE Educate provides a complete, web-based registration and management solution for all types and sizes of classes and schools. Subjects covered include language, music, dance, art, vocational schools, and childcare centers. All the data is securely stored in the cloud; the app provides useful reports that give parents valuable insights into their child’s progress.

Brightwheel – Brightwheel is childcare, daycare, and preschool management software for your ECE program. Explicitly designed for directors and administrators at mid- to high-capacity centers, Brightwheel provides essential features, such as seamless attendance tracking, intuitive digital daily sheets and reports, paperless billing, robust parent communication support, and free training and technical support.

ChildPilot – ChildPilot provides streamlined administrative software and parent communication tools at a reasonable price. Websites that register with ChildPilot receive a personalized website that covers marketing services, a family portal for guardians and student registration, and a teacher portal. Tools include interactive calendar/schedules, online document storage, and personal and bulk messages; ChildPilot can be accessed from anywhere on any device.

Daycare Works – DayCare Works is a web-based solution for managing before/after-school programs, community education centers, and childcare operations. The software delivers everything you need, including registrations, secure payments, staff, and student schedules, attendance, billing, third-party subsidy payments, lead management, meal tracking, class ratios, family and staff portals, mobile apps, parent communications, assessments and more.

Hello Parent – This system provides schools with an easy solution for parent communication and allows parents to pay online. The system is parent-friendly. It has automated fee reminders with digitized fee receipts, which removes all manual intervention.  The system is hosted on a reliable cloud server on the cloud, and data is 128-bit SSL secured (bank-level security). ParentSquare– ParentSquare is a tool that increases parent involvement in school management and planning by providing a safe and secure platform for parent-educator correspondence. It helps to maintain a tightly knit, proactive group of educational stakeholders by offering two-way group messaging, private chats, area-wide alerts and announcements, and a simple user interface. ParentSquare brings parents from silent spectators in their children’s education to more active participants by establishing an open, two-way communication channel between them and their children’s educators.

KigaRoo – KigaRoo is a cloud-based daycare solution designed to help with administrative tasks and organization. The platform helps to perform tasks related to parent communication, billing, statistics, and any form of analysis. KigaRoo is designed with a simple interface to ensure that using the smartphone app and the parent portal is as seamless as possible. The software can handle group and staff management, central file storage, remote access.

Moment – Moment app was created for childcare school administrators to communicate with parents effectively, manage day-to-day activities, accept online signups, and collect payments. The app helps users build communities around its classes and enhance the communication channel with parents while handling the day-to-day events, staff, and families. The app has sections devoted to parent communication, class management, and online signups.

SimplyCircle – SimplyCircle serves as an all-in-one parent communication app. Consider it your virtual personal assistant for things like field trips, class announcements, volunteer signups, and other classroom or school events. It can provide automatic parent reminders, collect RSVPs, ask for volunteers, manage permission slips, and more! In four easy steps, you can streamline (and ensure privacy!) for all manner of classroom activities. SimplyCircle can even assist with photo sharing for class parents.

TodLog – This app is designed to help the childcare and preschool market streamline operations and parent communication using mobile technology. TodLog helps educators improve communications and engage parents in the learning process. It helps track attendance, fill out daily reports, schedule events, and send real-time updates.

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