Online Classroom Administration Portal – Aladdin


Title

Ensure that classroom administration is run effectively using a shared online portal.

Author

Denis Hegarty

Name of school

St Marks SNS Tallaght Dublin

Description

St Marks is a co-Educational school which opened in 1973. Current enrolment is 525 children aged between 8 - 13 years. The school is has a catholic ethos but is cognisant of all faiths and none. The school currently provides additional support for children with English as a second language and children with Special Educational Needs.

Goals

Goals: That the teacher can track daily attendance and record reasons for absences in class. The teacher can view standardised test scores and create a graph of progress made. The teacher can manage the class Library and record books that are on loan. The teacher can communicate with parents via email or web-text. Money collected can be recorded online. School management can display notices on the homepage for all staff. The Personal details of each child such as address and emergency contacts can be viewed. End of year school reports can be completed and stored using templates. Finally teachers can upload reports of meetings with parents or any serious incidents.

 

Methods

Methods: Each teacher has individual log in details and can only view and manage their own class.

Materials

Materials: Teachers can log in using mobile and tablet devices and desktops.

Assessment

Assessment: Standardised test results can be uploaded to Aladdin. Once uploaded reports can be generated and results can be graphed.

ICT

To record collected money, take daily attendance, complete reports and log and analyse standardised test results.

eTwinning

Partner schools have been made aware of Aladdin and the fantastic opportunities it provides for classroom administration.

Mobility

NA

Stakeholders

Aladdin is successful as it facilitates easy communication with parents, the storing of records and test results and the recording of attendance.

Success

Head-teacher

Teachers

It has made Classroom Admin easy to record and results readily available to the class teacher and school management.

Pupils

Multimedia

ICT use in schools

Country

Ireland

Subject

Cross curricular

Age

-5, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11