Jotter Tips: Three Different Ways of Adding Documents

By Hannah Coster in Development
All of our School Jotter users know that you can add documents to your Jotter site, but not all of them know the three different ways you can display them. It’s important to keep your documents up to date, and it’s also important to add them in the most appropriate format.

Whether you’ve got a long list of files you want users to download, a document you want to display directly on the website or just one you want to add as a link, School Jotter allows you to display your documents in three different ways.

Always save your documents as Read More →

Using Private Areas

By Arthur Howie in Customer Training, Development | Tagged jotter tips, primary school, school jotter 2, school website design
Storing information securely is a key concern for schools. For that reason, we you might find it useful to have a private area on your website for governors, teachers or OFSTED.

School Jotter makes it easy to add and customise access to your own private area, requiring a login for users to access it.

1 - Firstly, make sure you have a user login set up. You can do this by going to the ‘admin’ section on your jotter site and clicking ‘add user’.

Fill out the details there with whatever you want the user to log in with. Check Read More →

Everything you need to know about your Jotter Mobile v1.8 Update

By Arthur Howie in Development, Technology News, Uncategorized | Tagged 1.8, app, communication, education, education apps, jotter, jotter mobile, mobile, mobile app, , parents, save money, school, school jotter, schools, update, webanywhere
Jotter Mobile just got even better with the release of v1.8, which will roll out across all apps by May 5th.

After lots of market research our developers have created the features you most requested, and we hope you will benefit from this free update.                     

Here are some of the changes you can expect to see:

 

Custom apps:


  • Custom sections in the navigation structure. Each custom link consists of a name, icon and an URL. You can define up to three custom sections.
  • Reordering and disabling of sections in the drawer menu and the dashboard tray. These are edited from
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How to Design an Awesome School Website

By Pano Savvidis in Development, Infographics, Ofsted | Tagged Awesome School Website, How To Design an Awesome School Website, school web design, school website design, school websites
Schools should always make sure they meet Ofsted requirements when it comes to their website content and structure. It is also very important their school website design looks outstanding in order to appeal to parents, teachers and pupils.

A big majority of school websites look too colourful and it's hard to read their content, so we thought to create an infographic with school website design tips as a guide for schools to take into consideration when they built their own website.

We hope you enjoy it!

 

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Feeling Chipper – Why the BBC Micro Bit is going to change the culture of computers for the best

By Webanywhere in Development, Technology News | Tagged BBC Micro Bit, Coding Education, Creativity, Ideas, IT Lessons, Tech News
The BBC’s unveiling of the latest incarnation of their Micro Bit computer is something of a watershed moment for IT education. Not only does it represent the resurrection of the beloved BBC Micro scheme of the 1980s, but it marks the start of a coding education revolution. For too long kids have only known how to use a computer - now it’s time to learn why it works.

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Making use of the new features for tables in School Jotter 2

By Marcus Pickering in Customer Training, Development, Support | Tagged school jotter 2
School Jotter 2 School CMS

 

Making use of new the features for tables in School Jotter 2


Tips from Primary Support Desk Analyst, Matthew Basierak

 

On the support desk we are often asked how to add and work with tables in School Jotter 2 and we have recently introduced some new features to the system which makes working with tables easier than before.

You can now change the colours of individual cells in a table.  In order to get started you first need to create an empty table by using the table icon in the grey editing toolbar.

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Once you have added the table to the page, you Read More →

School Jotter – Now with Office 365 integration

By Cieran Douglass in Development
At Webanywhere we’re very pleased to announce the latest addition to the School Jotter suite of apps - Office 365 integration. Microsoft’s online Office software is popular around the world and will allow you and your students to take learning online into a familiar environment. With select schools being able to take advantage of free Office 365 provision for students, there’s really never been a better time to integrate it with the rest of your online learning platform.

If you’re familiar with the School Jotter interface, getting started with Office 365 will be simple and straightforward.

OneDrive School Jotter Integration

You can see from the Read More →

Think of an App Competition Closing 18th July.

By Webanywhere in Development | Tagged apps, education apps, new e-learning products
Our Think Of An App competition is closing on the 18th of July. We've already received many ideas, but there is still time to enter with yours, and you could win £7,000 worth of existing apps like Blogs, Surveys, Learn and Merits for your school. Click here for more blogs on our app suite.
 
Our recent webinar on engaging parents using apps was a great success. You can watch the recording here for ideas on how to bring interaction for students, parents and teachers using Jotter 2.
 
The development of all our apps has been based on comments, suggestions and feedback from Read More →

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