Education in the 21st century is no longer restricted within the walls of a classroom or the premises of a school. It has become bigger and better with newer technologies being introduced that have facilitated in an education that caters to an individual’s overall growth and not just academic skills, as the words of famous international adviser on education, Sir Ken Robinson says, “Now more than ever, it is vital to encourage all areas of young people’s intellectual and personal capabilities and to recognize that doing this is not at odds with their academic development.” Continue reading “5 Inspiring Videos on 21st century Education”
To let teachers in your institution to teach students, you have to assign them to subjects. The Employee Subject Association feature from Fedena school management software can help you with assigning teachers to subjects. Read this article and know how you can select teachers from particular departments and assign them to batches and subjects.
How Employee Subject Association Works
You can reach ‘Employee Management’ through the ‘More’ option in dashboard and then to ‘Human Resource’ and finally to ‘Employee Management’.
Click on ‘Employee Subject Association’ and you will land on a page where you will be asked to select batch and subject.
Once you select the batch and subject, you get the details about all the teachers who are already assigned and also the department which you need to select to get the names of the teachers and select the ones who you want to assign the subject.
You can assign any teacher from the department you select. Plus, you can also delete any teacher from the assignment. The next thing you need to do is to place the teachers in a particular timetable you want them to teach the respective batch. For this, go to the ‘Timetable’ option in your dashboard and click on ‘Edit Timetable’ option.
Click on ‘Edit entries’ to go to the Timetable page. Select the batch and you get details of the timetable for the particular batch. Select the subject and you get the names of the teachers assigned to the subject. You can drag any of the name to the timetable.
Send out admission registration forms and forgot the old process where the student needed to collect admission forms and the office staff had to fill in details for every student. Use Applicant Registration plugin by Fedena School ERP. This plugin makes the entire registration process way easier. All you need to do is publish the URL of the registration form on your website, where student can go directly and fill up their registration form. Read the article to know how this amazing plugin by Fedena School ERP works. Continue reading “Fedena Applicant Registration Plugin for Simpler Admissions”
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There are times when a school needs to collect fees for special events, Fedena’s ‘Instant fees’ plugin allows you to do that in just few simple steps. ‘Instant fees’ allows you to do all the management related to this type of temporary fees that might include donation for new school building, money for relief fund, teacher’s day collection, etc. This kind of fee is quite different from the one that is paid as monthly fee and needs to be dealt with separately. Use this plugin and your task of managing these fees becomes easier.
How to use Instant Fees
You can reach Instant Fees in the Dashboard through ‘More’, then to ‘Finance’ and finally to ‘Fees’. You will find the ‘Instant Fees’ option on the ‘Fees’ page. Once you click ‘Instant Fees’, it will take you to the respective page.
The options available for Instant Fee management
Manage Instant Fees: This option allows you to manage the instant fees, right from creating category to adding particulars to the category. You can create new category using the ‘Add category’ option available. Click on ‘Add category’ and you get the page where you need to add all the details for the category.
When you need to add particular to the category, click on the particular category you have created and land on the page that offers you the option for adding particulars.
Pay Fees: When anyone pays the instant fees, you can mark that in the ‘Instant Fees’ section with the help of the ‘Pay Fees’ option. Select the payee and also the type of payee and click on the name.
Select the category for which the fee has been collected and click on ‘Pay Fees’ to mark the student among the ones who have paid. You can also print a receipt if you want with the ‘Print receipt’ option.
Transactions: The ‘Transactions’ option lets you know the details of all the transactions that have taken place in the particular category. Select the category and the details of all the transactions.
As you can see, you have to put a start and end date for the category to get the details of all the transactions. You can also revert back any particular transaction that has already taken place with the help of the cross sign available by each name.
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Managing subjects and assigning them to students is made easy with Fedena student information system and its subject management feature. Create your own subjects, be it a normal subject or the ones that are available as electives using this amazing feature by the award-winning school management software. Read through and you will know how you can create and assign subjects to students.
How to Create and Assign Subjects with Fedena Student Information System
Login to your Fedena student information system account and go to ‘Manage Subject’ in ‘Settings’ option in Dashboard and you land on a page that will ask you to select a batch. Once you select the batch, you get the details about what all normal subjects and elective groups that you can create for the particular batch. If you want to add normal subjects, then click on ‘Add Normal subject’. For creating new elective group, click on ‘New Elective Group’ under which you create new subjects as elective subjects.
Once you create the elective group, you have the option to create new subjects under the group for which you need to click on ‘Add’ on the right-hand side. For e.g- we have created an elective group named ‘Pass paper’ under which we need to add new subjects.
For subjects in elective group, you need to assign students to it. Whoever you want to assign, you need to go to the individual subject and assign students.
To assign everyone in the list, click on ‘Assign All’. To remove all the assigned student, click on ‘remove All’ and there options to remove or assign individual students that can be found by each of the name. Once you create subjects, you can move to your next step where you can create timetables for your students and conduct exams too.
Fedena is a complete student information system that lets you manage student data very easily. If you run a school and want to install Fedena, get in touch with us at: http://www.fedena.com/contact
Using comics in education has been seen as a tool to instigate motivation among children. Whether usage of comics in education is actually doing any good or not, has been a long standing point of discussion among many. Various studies and researches have been carried out to prove the fact that comics can indeed grab the attention of students. The academic potential of comics was a topic of research when W.W.D. Sones, a professor with the University of Pittsburgh in 1940’s carried on a series of researches with comic books in education. Continue reading “Education is Fun with Comics!”
What will happen in case you forget your Fedena login details? No need to worry as we bring to you a smart solution to it. We present Fedena’s Google app integration that saves you from the ordeal of losing your username and password. It lets you login your Fedena school management software account using your Google login details. If you have a Gmail account, use it to login your Fedena account. All these details are available as you go through the article.
Google Integration in Fedena School Management Software
Being the admin of your Fedena school, you have to change the General Settings to let users (students and employees of your school) use the facilities of Google app integration. For this, you need to go to ‘Settings’ in Dashboard and then to ‘General Settings’ in it. In ‘General Settings’, you have to click on ‘Enable Oauth’ which will offer the users with the option of using their Gmail login details. (Admin can get access to the ‘Enable Oauth’ option only when the ‘Oauth’ plugin is enabled).
Once ‘Enable Oauth’ is opted, users like teachers, students and other employees will have the option to login with Google login. So, when they try to login to their Fedena account, they will get an option of logging with Google account.
On clicking the option, users will be able to login with Google account details.
Login and get a confirmation page.
Click on ‘Accept’ and being the user, you login to your account. You can access your Google Docs through your Fedena account for which you need to select the ‘Google Docs’ option in ‘Settings’. You can see your Google Docs as well as upload new ones too!
Google app integration is available for all- teachers, students, parents and other employees too in the school.
Apps are no more just for fun; they have become important source of knowledge too! There are in fact, plenty of educational apps available that can help your learning, both for your iPad and your Android device. Check out some of the interesting apps available for Android devices and your iPad.
5 interesting apps for iPad
1. Best Books for Tweens: Ideal for parents, librarians and teachers of students from the fifth and sixth grades, Best Books for Tweens is the most useful app to get info about the best books available for these standards. Add any book to your list with tags like ‘I want this’ or ‘I’ve read this’. You can also email your list to show the books you have completed reading and which you want.
2. Evernote: Another great app for iPad is the Evernote, a free app that helps you store your ideas. Take down all notes, create your own to-do list, take photos and even create voice recorded reminders and use them at your ease, be it at home or at work!
3. Edmodo: Its now easy for teachers and students to get connected with each other with the help of Edmodo and share any information. Both participants can exchange notes, messages and post replies, submit assignments and share info about upcoming events, even when not in classroom.
4. Khan Academy: More than 3500 video materials are available at your use, free of cost. And it doesn’t matter who you are- a teacher, a student, a school head or even an individual who is returning to studies after long gap, this app is just perfect for you.
5. TeacherKit: Exclusively for teachers, this app acts as an organizer that allows proper organisation of classes and students as well. With a simple and easy-to-use interface, teachers are able to take attendance, record grades and even behavior of students.
5 interesting apps in Android
1. Duolingo: Learn languages like French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and English, all for free. No gimmicks, no ads and fun to learn, Duolingo was noted as ‘Far and away the best free language-learning app’ by The Wall Street Journal.
2. Chemistry Helper: For any quick reference to chemistry, check this app that includes periodic table linked to Wikipedia, a table of polyatomic ions, constants, solubility rules, a tool to calculate molecular masses of compounds (with the help of a button at the top to do simple grams/moles calculations, calculate mass percents and do stoichiometry with that compound), a table of reduction potentials, compound lookup that links to major chemical search engines (and wikipedia, of course), organic chemistry functional groups and a whole lot of others.
3. uVocab- Vocabulary Trainer: Ideal for competitive exams like SAT/GRE/GMAT, uVocab lets you improve your knowledge of vocabulary through realistic tests to keep a track of your progress. A customizable UI and a collection of some 5000 quality words, this app is surely the one to help you with learning new words.
4. Math Formulary: This app includes all necessary formulas that are in use in school and university. Some topics are well described with the help of graphics that makes it easy to learn. Math Formulary includes content covering areas of maths like geometry, basic arithmetic, algebra, logic, trigonometry and analytical geometry. It supports SD-Card installation and is also available in other languages like Spanish, German and French.
5. Anatomy 3D- Anatronica: A 3D description of the skeletal and muscular anatomy along with an interactive touch interface in 3D, this app offers Grays and Wikipedia anatomy information too!
Managing fees is now an easy task to accomplish and thanks to Fedena School Management Software for it. Being the head of the school, managing the fees of so many students with special fee structures for selected some and collecting the names of fee defaulters, is surely not an easy task to carry out alone. But with the Fedena fees manageemnt system, managing fees is not a tough job now. Read the article and know what are the ways available with Fedena to manage fees of your students.
You can reach to fees management through ‘More’ in the dashboard and then to ‘Finance’ which will take you to ‘Fees’. Click on ‘fees’ and you will get the page with all the options about fee management there.
The different categories in Fedena Fees Management System
Create Fees: Clicking on ‘Create Fees’ will take you to the page where you will get the options to create the different categories for fees.
The ‘Create Category’ section will let you create the Master Category for fees and select the batch you want to apply the fees.
‘Create Particulars’ will help you create the different particulars for the master fee and select the particular batch you chose for the master fee.
While ‘Create discount’ lets you create fee discount options for any particular student or a batch.
Schedule Fee collection:
You can create new fee collecting dates with the help of this option. Create your own fee collection dates for any of the fee category you have created. Plus, get all the fee collection dates for any particular batch you want to see.
Collect the Fees:
Whenever there is a fee submission, you can mark it in your Fedena school Management software, either by course or for each individual student. Select the batch and the fee collection date when you want to make fee submission by course and click ‘Pay Fees’ for the students of the batch. If required, you can print the receipt of the payment too.
Choose the student name and get the fee detail of the respective student.
Get the names of all the students who are fee defaulters. Click on ‘Fees Defaulters’ and select the course, batch and also the fee collection date to know about the students who are yet to pay the fees for the respective fee collection date.
Select a batch and any particular student and change any fee collection category for the student.
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Sending messages to students, teachers and parents is now an easy task to accomplish and thanks to award-winning student management system, Fedena which allows you send messages to all of the above mentioned recipients, individually or through automated mode. Read this article and know what the messaging system of Fedena has to offer you.
You find the ‘SMS module’ in ‘Settings’ and you need to click on ‘Application’ in ‘SMS settings’ page. Once it is selected, it will activate the ‘SMS Home’ page, the screenshot of which is shown below.
SMS Settings: On clicking this, you will be taken to the settings page where you need to click on application to update the details of the sms settings that you have purchased. The other ‘General SMS Settings’ options are also there which you need to select according to your needs. ‘Student Admission’, ‘Exam Schedule/Result’, ‘Attendance’ and ‘Events’ are the sections when selected, will generate messages to send to employees, students or parents, whoever is selected. Whoever you select to send the SMS, will appear in the SMS settings page.
Send SMS to Batches: If you want to send messages to a particular batch, you can use this.
SMS to Employee departments: Select any of the department employees that you want to send message to and write the message in the message box provided below.
SMS logs: If you want to see the details and history of the messages already sent, then click on SMS logs and you get all the details.
Send SMS to students: When you want to send messages to students, click on the batch and the particular students or select ‘All’.
Send SMS to employees: Just like students, you send messages to employees as well and the respective department.
Send SMS to all: Send messages to all- students, employees and parents with this option.
The SMS settings is not available with Fedena. You need to buy from SMS API providers and use it with Fedena school management system. Read more: http://support.fedena.com/support/solutions/articles/69728-how-to-do-an-sms-setting-