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Description

Brightwheel is the #1 software solution for schools, childcare, camps, and after school programs.

Brightwheel lets you manage your center, streamline workflows, and engage with parents.

Brightwheel is the only app that integrates everything you need: sign in/out, messaging, assessments, daily reports, photos, videos, calendars, online bill pay for parents, and much more.

Most importantly, brightwheel is proven to save you time and money, to make life easier for your staff, and to improve satisfaction for your parents.

Join the thousands of programs across the globe that have fallen in love with brightwheel!

SCHOOLS / CHILDCARE / CAMPS: Manage your students and classrooms, track attendance and room ratios, share photos and videos, assess learning milestones, communicate with parents, send paperless invoices and payments, and manage staff. Brightwheel is your all in one preschool and daycare management app!

PARENTS: Engage in your child’s day with a real-time feed of photos, videos, reminders, and updates, use brightwheel’s digital check-in to securely sign in and out, pay tuition online, and even invite grandparents, nannies, and friends to join in the fun!

Features include:
• Central Database: Store everything related to kids and families in one secure place.
• Student Check-In: Multiple digital check-in options available including digital signatures, 4 digit check-in codes, and a kiosk mode - all aligned with child care licensing requirements.
• Staff Check-In & Ratios: Make administrative tasks easier by managing staff check-in to see your ratios across all your rooms in real time.
• Attendance: Easily log attendance and absences for your school-age students, infants, and toddlers. Use our attendance tracking system to keep track of your toddlers.
• Photo and video sharing: Snap photos, record videos and tag students with one click. Automatically saved to your account and shared with parents (with no extra work!).
• Daily Reports: Log naps, meals, bathroom, and other activities. Parents get a feed and daily summary. Daily sheet reports are a breeze with brightwheel.
• Assessment & Observations: Make note of progress, achievements, and activities with pre-loaded state standards and a DRDP tool. Share with parents or privately amongst teachers.
• Student Feed: Parents get a personalized feed throughout the day. Save time – no more paper tracking sheets or sending individual photos.
• Parent Communication: Manage parent communication from one central hub (notices, calls, texts, etc.).
• Calendar: Share events, holidays, and important dates with both families and staff.
• Paperless Billing: Seamless electronic billing and payments for tuition and fees. Use brightwheel for all your child care accounting needs.
• Reporting: Detailed reports of every brightwheel feature for billing and licensing requirements.
• Seamless Sync: Brightwheel stays up to date across all phones and tablets – so teachers can use their own device or a school device.
• Web Portal: Easy management and great functionality available on the web, too.
• Affordable. Both free and premium plans available to fit your needs.

And... much more coming! Brightwheel is the early education platform that is committed to innovation with frequent improvements and new features.

 Free in iOS App Store

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Aug 25, 2014 (over 4 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 9 days, on average.

Dec 06
2018
(Current)
Version 3.9.3

Thank you for using brightwheel! We’ve made some performance and stability improvements to provide you with a better experience.

Nov 15
2018
Version 3.9.2

Teachers, we're always looking for ways to save you time & clicks! With this update, you can add observations directly from a lesson. Milestones attached to that lesson will be automatically pre-populated in the observation. We're also providing a way to directly search & find lessons assigned to your room.

Oct 19
2018
Version 3.9.1

Teachers, we're always looking for ways to save you time & clicks! With this update, you can add observations directly from a lesson. Milestones attached to that lesson will be automatically pre-populated in the observation. We're also providing a way to directly search & find lessons assigned to your room.

Oct 15
2018
Version 3.9.0

In this release, we’ve refined the Lesson Plans & Lessons area to be easier to use on the go.

Sep 18
2018
Version 3.8.7

Parents, we're making it even easier for you to send important messages to your school!
You can quickly choose from a set of common messages like "Late Drop Off" and add an optional note.

Sep 11
2018
Version 3.8.6

Parents, we're making it even easier for you to send important messages to your school!
You can quickly choose from a set of common messages like "Late Drop Off" and add an optional note.

Sep 03
2018
Version 3.8.5

Parents, we're making it even easier for you to send important messages to your school!

You can quickly choose from a set of common messages like "Late Drop Off" and add an optional note.

Aug 27
2018
Version 3.8.4

Parents, we're making it even easier for you to send important messages to your school!

You can quickly choose from a set of common messages like "Late Drop Off" and add an optional note.

Aug 23
2018
Version 3.8.3

- For teachers, the check-in kiosk is now available when using Room Device Mode
- Messaging is now viewable in conversations, personalized to each student.
- Lesson Plans are now available. Keep an eye out for more learning updates soon!

Aug 13
2018
Version 3.8.2

HUGE update alert! You asked, we listened:

All messaging in brightwheel has been updated to conversations. You can now more easily see dialogue between staff and parents, and more quickly respond. It’s all personalized to each student. If you don’t see this right away, don’t worry - the new design will be made available over the next few days.

Aug 09
2018
Version 3.8.1

HUGE update alert! You asked, we listened:

All messaging in brightwheel has been updated to conversations. You can now more easily see dialogue between staff and parents, and more quickly respond. It’s all personalized to each student. If you don’t see this right away, don’t worry - the new design will be made available over the next few days.

Aug 08
2018
Version 3.8.0

Update for schools and parents: Improved messaging in your mobile app! Schools now have an inbox with messages grouped per student into message threads. Both parents and schools now have a new intuitive conversational message flow.

Aug 01
2018
Version 3.7.6

Teachers, this one’s for you: Lesson Plans are now available to you within the app!

The first version you’ll see enables daily and weekly planning. Create and edit the Lesson Plans on your computer and then easily see the daily plan in the app. And there is much more coming! Keep an eye out for easy saving of lessons, with more to follow.

Jul 23
2018
Version 3.7.5

Schools, this one's for you! You can now control whether staff and parents have permission to edit student information.

We've also added a new dedicated Approved Pickup role that can only check students in & out, and cannot see student activity. Everyone that was previously a 'Family & Approved Pickup' will retain their previous permissions as Family; if you'd like to change a person to an Approved Pickup role, you can do that by removing them and re-adding them with the same contact information via the Student Profile.

Jul 14
2018
Version 3.7.4

Schools, this one's for you! You can now control whether staff and parents have permission to edit student information.

We've also added a new dedicated Approved Pickup role that can only check students in & out, and cannot see student activity. Everyone that was previously a 'Family & Approved Pickup' will retain their previous permissions as Family; if you'd like to change a person to an Approved Pickup role, you can do that by removing them and re-adding them with the same contact information via the Student Profile.

Jul 13
2018
Version 3.7.3

Schools, this one's for you! You can now control whether staff and parents have permission to edit student information.

We've also added a new dedicated Approved Pickup role that can only check students in & out, and cannot see student activity. Everyone that was previously a 'Family & Approved Pickup' will retain their previous permissions as Family; if you'd like to change a person to an Approved Pickup role, you can do that by removing them and re-adding them with the same contact information via the Student Profile.

Jul 11
2018
Version 3.7.2

Schools, this one's for you!

You can now control whether staff and parents have permission to edit student information. We've added a new Approved Pickup role that can only check student in & out, and cannot see student activity.

Jul 05
2018
Version 3.7.1

Teachers, this one is for you!

You can now filter your students by setting the Enrollment Status filter in the Room Settings.

Jun 29
2018
Version 3.7.0

Teachers, this one is for you!

You can now filter your students by setting the Enrollment Status filter in the Room Settings.

Jun 08
2018
Version 3.6.9

Teachers, this one is for you!
You can now filter your students by setting the Enrollment Status filter in the Room Settings.

Jun 08
2018
Version 3.6.8

Teachers, this one is for you!

You can now filter all of the students seen on a given device by setting the Enrollment Status filter in the Room Settings

Jun 04
2018
Version 3.6.7

Teachers and Parents, you can now click on phone numbers and links within messages you have received or sent!
Other Updates:

• Photo sharing: easily share photos directly from the app!
• Staff Accounts: Add staff members faster - now without requiring an email address.
• Room Devices: Assign a phone or tablet to a specific room to enable easy sharing across teachers.
• Design & performance improvements.

We love feedback! Send requests and suggestions to feedback@mybrightwheel.com.

May 22
2018
Version 3.6.6

Teachers and Parents, you can now click on phone numbers and links within messages you have received or sent!

Other Updates:

• Photo sharing: easily share photos directly from the app!
• Staff Accounts: Add staff members faster - now without requiring an email address.
• Room Devices: Assign a phone or tablet to a specific room to enable easy sharing across teachers.
• Design & performance improvements.

We love feedback! Send requests and suggestions to feedback@mybrightwheel.com.

May 18
2018
Version 3.6.5

Brand new feature for parents and families:
- Photo sharing: easily share photos directly from the app!

Other Updates:

• Staff Accounts: Add staff members faster - now without requiring an email address.
• Room Devices: Assign a phone or tablet to a specific room to enable easy sharing across teachers.
• Design & performance improvements.

We love feedback! Send requests and suggestions to feedback@mybrightwheel.com.

May 14
2018
Version 3.6.4

Brand new feature for parents and families:
- Photo sharing: easily share photos directly from the app! Other Updates: • Staff Accounts: Add staff members faster - now without requiring an email address. • Room Devices: Assign a phone or tablet to a specific room to enable easy sharing across teachers. • Design & performance improvements.
We love feedback! Send requests and suggestions to feedback@mybrightwheel.com.

May 02
2018
Version 3.6.3

Brand new feature for parents and families:
- Photo sharing: easily share photos directly from the app!
Other Updates: • Staff Accounts: Add staff members faster - now without requiring an email address. • Room Devices: Assign a phone or tablet to a specific room to enable easy sharing across teachers. • Design & performance improvements.

We love feedback! Send requests and suggestions to feedback@mybrightwheel.com.

Apr 26
2018
Version 3.6.2

Brand new feature for parents and families:
- Photo sharing: easily share photos directly from the app!

Other Updates:
• Staff Accounts: Add staff members faster - now without requiring an email address. • Room Devices: Assign a phone or tablet to a specific room to enable easy sharing across teachers. • Design & performance improvements.

We love feedback! Send requests and suggestions to feedback@mybrightwheel.com.

Apr 25
2018
Version 3.6.1

Brand new feature for parents and families:

- Photo sharing: easily share photos directly from the app!

Other Updates:
• Staff Accounts: Add staff members faster - now without requiring an email address. • Room Devices: Assign a phone or tablet to a specific room to enable easy sharing across teachers.
• Design & performance improvements.

We love feedback! Send requests and suggestions to feedback@mybrightwheel.com.

Apr 14
2018
Version 3.6.0

Schools & Providers, this update is for you!

New Feature: Adding staff without email addresses
You can now add staff members without having to input an email address, allowing them to use the app in room device mode. Adding an email to a staff member's profile will allow them to log in on their own device using that email address.

Other updates:
- Room device: lock devices to a specific room and enable easy sharing across multiple staff members.
- Parent check-in codes: Parents can now choose their own 4 digit code for check in/out. Just visit My Profile to customize your code.
- Check-in Kiosk: More enhancements to the new Kiosk experience.
- Design and performance improvements.

Please send your feedback to feedback@mybrightwheel.com

Apr 11
2018
Version 3.5.11

Schools & Providers, this update is for you!

New Feature: Room Device
Room Device allows administrators to lock devices to a specific room and enable easy sharing across multiple staff members.
To enable Room Device, navigate to Admin Tools and select the new Room Device option. Do this on each device that you would like to use with this functionality.

Other updates:
- Parent check-in codes: Parents can now choose their own 4 digit code for check in/out. Just visit My Profile to customize your code.
- Check-in Kiosk: More enhancements to the new Kiosk experience.
- Design and performance improvements.

Please send your feedback to feedback@mybrightwheel.com

Apr 05
2018
Version 3.5.10

Schools & Providers, this update is for you!

New Feature: Room Device
Room Device allows administrators to lock devices to a specific room and enable easy sharing across multiple staff members.
To enable Room Device, navigate to Admin Tools and select the new Room Device option. Do this on each device that you would like to use with this functionality.

Other updates:
- Parent check-in codes: Parents can now choose their own 4 digit code for check in/out. Just visit My Profile to customize your code.
- Check-in Kiosk: More enhancements to the new Kiosk experience.
- Design and performance improvements.

Please send your feedback to feedback@mybrightwheel.com

Mar 20
2018
Version 3.5.9

The latest updates:
- Parent check-in codes: Parents can now choose their own 4 digit code for check in/out. Just visit My Profile to customize your code.
- Check-in Kiosk: More enhancements to the new Kiosk experience.
- Design and performance improvements.

Please continue to send your feedback - we read everything!

Mar 07
2018
Version 3.5.8

The latest updates:
- Parent check-in codes: Parents can now choose their own 4 digit code for check in/out. Just visit My Profile to customize your code.
- Check-in Kiosk: More enhancements to the new Kiosk experience.
- Design and performance improvements.

Please continue to send your feedback - we read everything!

Mar 02
2018
Version 3.5.7

The latest updates:
- Parent check-in codes: Parents can now choose their own 4 digit code for check in/out. Just visit My Profile to customize your code.
- Check-in Kiosk: More enhancements to the new Kiosk experience.
- Design and performance improvements.

Please continue to send your feedback- we read everything!

Feb 23
2018
Version 3.5.6

The latest updates:
- Parent check-in codes: Parents can now choose their own 4 digit code for check in/out. Just visit My Profile to customize your code.
- Check-in Kiosk: More enhancements to the new Kiosk experience.
- Design and performance improvements.

Please continue to send your feedback- we read everything!

Feb 16
2018
Version 3.5.5

The latest updates:
- Parent check-in codes: Parents can now choose their own 4 digit code for check in/out. Just visit My Profile to customize your code.
- Check-in Kiosk: More enhancements to the new Kiosk experience.
- Design and performance improvements.

Please continue to send your feedback- we read everything!

Feb 02
2018
Version 3.5.4

The latest updates:
- Parent check-in codes: Parents can now choose their own 4 digit code for check in/out. Just visit My Profile to customize your code.
- Check-in Kiosk: More enhancements to the new Kiosk experience.
- Design and performance improvements.

Please continue to send your feedback- we read everything!

Feb 01
2018
Version 3.5.3

The latest updates:
- Parent check-in codes: Parents can now choose their own 4 digit code for check in/out. Just visit My Profile to customize your code.
- Check-in Kiosk: More enhancements to the new Kiosk experience.
- Design and performance improvements.

Please continue to send your feedback- we read everything!

Jan 29
2018
Version 3.5.2

We really appreciate your feedback! Emails us at feedback@mybrightwheel.

Brightwheel is the fastest, most powerful, and easiest to use learning tool in early education. And there is much more coming. Keep your eyes out for Montessori, student portfolios and much more!

Other recent updates:
• New Check-in Kiosk: Parents can now easily check in/out with just their 4 digit code. Enter your code and then confirm - that’s it! It supports Quick Scan, and also works for Staff members who want to clock themselves in/out.
• Daily Email Summaries: Now you can choose to have daily reports emailed to you at the end of the day. This option is available to parents & guardians, and includes all activities & photos for the day. You can turn this option on in your profile settings.
• Video Downloads: Directly download videos to your device with a simple tap. Please keep in mind that some videos may be large files and may take time to download.
• Phone Number Signups: Parents can now sign up to brightwheel using their phone number.
• Video Player: New video player to improve performance of video playback.
• Parents & family members, you can now receive push notifications for all types of activities! Manage your preferences in Settings -> Notifications.
• SMS Invites - send quick text messages to invite parents!
• Group Attendance: Easily move and manage any number of students at the same time. Just tap the new group icon in check-in

Jan 22
2018
Version 3.5.1

We really appreciate your feedback! Emails us at feedback@mybrightwheel.

Brightwheel is the fastest, most powerful, and easiest to use learning tool in early education. And there is much more coming. Keep your eyes out for Montessori, student portfolios and much more!

Other recent updates:
• New Check-in Kiosk: Parents can now easily check in/out with just their 4 digit code. Enter your code and then confirm - that’s it! It supports Quick Scan, and also works for Staff members who want to clock themselves in/out.
• Daily Email Summaries: Now you can choose to have daily reports emailed to you at the end of the day. This option is available to parents & guardians, and includes all activities & photos for the day. You can turn this option on in your profile settings.
• Video Downloads: Directly download videos to your device with a simple tap. Please keep in mind that some videos may be large files and may take time to download.
• Phone Number Signups: Parents can now sign up to brightwheel using their phone number.
• Video Player: New video player to improve performance of video playback.
• Parents & family members, you can now receive push notifications for all types of activities! Manage your preferences in Settings -> Notifications.
• SMS Invites - send quick text messages to invite parents!
• Group Attendance: Easily move and manage any number of students at the same time. Just tap the new group icon in check-in

Jan 08
2018
Version 3.5.0

We really appreciate your feedback! Emails us at feedback@mybrightwheel.

Brightwheel is the fastest, most powerful, and easiest to use learning tool in early education. And there is much more coming. Keep your eyes out for Montessori, student portfolios and much more!

Other recent updates:
• New Check-in Kiosk: Parents can now easily check in/out with just their 4 digit code. Enter your code and then confirm - that’s it! It supports Quick Scan, and also works for Staff members who want to clock themselves in/out.
• Daily Email Summaries: Now you can choose to have daily reports emailed to you at the end of the day. This option is available to parents & guardians, and includes all activities & photos for the day. You can turn this option on in your profile settings.
• Video Downloads: Directly download videos to your device with a simple tap. Please keep in mind that some videos may be large files and may take time to download.
• Phone Number Signups: Parents can now sign up to brightwheel using their phone number.
• Video Player: New video player to improve performance of video playback.
• Parents & family members, you can now receive push notifications for all types of activities! Manage your preferences in Settings -> Notifications.
• SMS Invites - send quick text messages to invite parents!
• Group Attendance: Easily move and manage any number of students at the same time. Just tap the new group icon in check-in

Dec 28
2017
Version 3.4.9

We really appreciate your feedback! Emails us at feedback@mybrightwheel.

Brightwheel is the fastest, most powerful, and easiest to use learning tool in early education. And there is much more coming. Keep your eyes out for Montessori, student portfolios and much more!

Other recent updates:
• New Check-in Kiosk: Parents can now easily check in/out with just their 4 digit code. Enter your code and then confirm - that’s it! It supports Quick Scan, and also works for Staff members who want to clock themselves in/out.
• Daily Email Summaries: Now you can choose to have daily reports emailed to you at the end of the day. This option is available to parents & guardians, and includes all activities & photos for the day. You can turn this option on in your profile settings.
• Video Downloads: Directly download videos to your device with a simple tap. Please keep in mind that some videos may be large files and may take time to download.
• Phone Number Signups: Parents can now sign up to brightwheel using their phone number.
• Video Player: New video player to improve performance of video playback.
• Parents & family members, you can now receive push notifications for all types of activities! Manage your preferences in Settings -> Notifications.
• SMS Invites - send quick text messages to invite parents!
• Group Attendance: Easily move and manage any number of students at the same time. Just tap the new group icon in check-in

Dec 18
2017
Version 3.4.8

We really appreciate your feedback! Emails us at feedback@mybrightwheel.

Brightwheel is the fastest, most powerful, and easiest to use learning tool in early education. And there is much more coming. Keep your eyes out for Montessori, student portfolios and much more!

Other recent updates:
• Daily Email Summaries: Now you can choose to have daily reports emailed to you at the end of the day. This option is available to parents & guardians, and includes all activities & photos for the day. You can turn this option on in your profile settings.
• Video Downloads: Directly download videos to your device with a simple tap. Please keep in mind that some videos may be large files and may take time to download.
• Phone Number Signups: Parents can now sign up to brightwheel using their phone number.
• Video Player: New video player to improve performance of video playback.
• Parents & family members, you can now receive push notifications for all types of activities! Manage your preferences in Settings -> Notifications.
• SMS Invites - send quick text messages to invite parents!
• Group Attendance: Easily move and manage any number of students at the same time. Just tap the new group icon in check-in

Dec 04
2017
Version 3.4.7

We really appreciate your feedback! Emails us at feedback@mybrightwheel.

Brightwheel is the fastest, most powerful, and easiest to use learning tool in early education. And there is much more coming. Keep your eyes out for Montessori, student portfolios and much more!

Other recent updates:
• Daily Email Summaries: Now you can choose to have daily reports emailed to you at the end of the day. This option is available to parents & guardians, and includes all activities & photos for the day. You can turn this option on in your profile settings.
• Video Downloads: Directly download videos to your device with a simple tap. Please keep in mind that some videos may be large files and may take time to download.
• Phone Number Signups: Parents can now sign up to brightwheel using their phone number.
• Video Player: New video player to improve performance of video playback.
• Parents & family members, you can now receive push notifications for all types of activities! Manage your preferences in Settings -> Notifications.
• SMS Invites - send quick text messages to invite parents!
• Group Attendance: Easily move and manage any number of students at the same time. Just tap the new group icon in check-in

Nov 20
2017
Version 3.4.6

We really appreciate your feedback! Emails us at feedback@mybrightwheel.

Brightwheel is the fastest, most powerful, and easiest to use learning tool in early education. And there is much more coming. Keep your eyes out for Montessori, student portfolios and much more!

Other recent updates:
• Video Downloads: Directly download videos to your device with a simple tap. Please keep in mind that some videos may be large files and may take time to download.
• Phone Number Signups: Parents can now sign up to brightwheel using their phone number.
• Video Player: New video player to improve performance of video playback.
• Parents & family members, you can now receive push notifications for all types of activities! Manage your preferences in Settings -> Notifications.
• SMS Invites - send quick text messages to invite parents!
• Group Attendance: Easily move and manage any number of students at the same time. Just tap the new group icon in check-in

Nov 07
2017
Version 3.4.5

You asked and we listened.
-Video Downloads: It's here! Now directly download videos to your device with a simple tap. Please keep in mind that some videos may be large files and may take time to download.

We really appreciate your feedback! Emails us at feedback@mybrightwheel.

Brightwheel is the fastest, most powerful, and easiest to use learning tool in early education. And there is much more coming. Keep your eyes out for Montessori, student portfolios and much more!

Other recent updates:
• Phone Number Signups: Parents can now sign up to brightwheel using their phone number.
• Video Player: New video player to improve performance of video playback.
• Parents & family members, you can now receive push notifications for all types of activities! Manage your preferences in Settings -> Notifications.
• SMS Invites - send quick text messages to invite parents!
• Group Attendance: Easily move and manage any number of students at the same time. Just tap the new group icon in check-in

Oct 23
2017
Version 3.4.4

You asked and we listened.
-Video Downloads: It's here! Now directly download videos to your device with a simple tap. Please keep in mind that some videos may be large files and may take time to download.

We really appreciate your feedback! Emails us at feedback@mybrightwheel.

Brightwheel is the fastest, most powerful, and easiest to use learning tool in early education. And there is much more coming. Keep your eyes out for Montessori, student portfolios and much more!

Other recent updates:
• Phone Number Signups: Parents can now sign up to brightwheel using their phone number.
• Video Player: New video player to improve performance of video playback.
• Parents & family members, you can now receive push notifications for all types of activities! Manage your preferences in Settings -> Notifications.
• SMS Invites - send quick text messages to invite parents!
• Group Attendance: Easily move and manage any number of students at the same time. Just tap the new group icon in check-in

Oct 21
2017
Version 3.4.3

Parents, this one's for you:
-Phone Number Signups: Parents can now sign up to brightwheel using their phone number.
-Video Player: New video player to improve performance of video playback.

We really appreciate your feedback! Emails us at feedback@mybrightwheel.

Brightwheel is the fastest, most powerful, and easiest to use learning tool in early education. And there is much more coming. Keep your eyes out for Montessori, student portfolios and much more!

Other recent updates:
• Parents & family members, you can now receive push notifications for all types of activities! Manage your preferences in Settings -> Notifications.
• SMS Invites - send quick text messages to invite parents!
• Group Attendance: Easily move and manage any number of students at the same time. Just tap the new group icon in check-in

Oct 15
2017
Version 3.4.2

New for teachers and parents:
-Homeroom: Assign students to a default room for faster check in/out when using Quick Scan.

Brightwheel is the fastest, most powerful, and easiest to use learning tool in early education. And there is much more coming. Keep your eyes out for Montessori, student portfolios and much more!

Other recent updates:
• Parents & family members, you can now receive push notifications for all types of activities! Manage your preferences in Settings -> Notifications.
• SMS Invites - send quick text messages to invite parents!
• Group Attendance: Easily move and manage any number of students at the same time. Just tap the new group icon in check-in

Oct 10
2017
Version 3.4.1

New for teachers and parents:
-Homeroom: Assign students to a default room for faster check in/out when using Quick Scan.

Brightwheel is the fastest, most powerful, and easiest to use learning tool in early education. And there is much more coming. Keep your eyes out for Montessori, student portfolios and much more!

Other recent updates:
• Parents & family members, you can now receive push notifications for all types of activities! Manage your preferences in Settings -> Notifications.
• SMS Invites - send quick text messages to invite parents!
• Group Attendance: Easily move and manage any number of students at the same time. Just tap the new group icon in check-in

Oct 05
2017
Version 3.4.0

Parents & family members, you can now receive push notifications for all types of activities! Manage your preferences in Settings -> Notifications.

Brightwheel is the fastest, most powerful, and easiest to use learning tool in early education. And there is much more coming. Keep your eyes out for Montessori, student portfolios and much more!

Other recent updates:
• SMS Invites - send quick text messages to invite parents!
• Group Attendance: Easily move and manage any number of students at the same time. Just tap the new group icon in check-in.
• Admin Approvals: Administrators can now set all activities to require approval before sharing with parents. You'll find this in the school profile in Admin Tools.
• Editing Observations: You can now more easily update and change learning observations.
• Sorting: Teachers can now sort students by last name. Just tap the gear icon on the students tab to choose this option.
• New & Improved Staff-Check In: Staff members can now perform check themselves in and out of rooms on any device. Just make sure the administrator enables this options in check-in settings.
• Check-In Signatures: We made an entirely new check-in mode available! Now you can choose that parents and adults approved for pickup sign their name on your device at pick-up and drop-off time.
• Send Alerts via SMS: Now send text messages directly to parent phones for emergencies, alerts, and important updates.
• Message All Parents: Want to send a message, reminder, or alert to all parents at your location? Now you can easily do so - just select which rooms to send the blast to. Look for this new option in Admin Tools.
• In-App Support – stuck or have a question? Tap Help in the menu for new help options, including sending us a message.
• Allergy Indicator: See which students have allergies on your home screen and when recording meals.

Sep 27
2017
Version 3.3.9

Parents & family members members, you can now receive push notifications for all types of activities! Manage your preferences in Settings -> Notifications.

Brightwheel is the fastest, most powerful, and easiest to use learning tool in early education. And there is much more coming. Keep your eyes out for Montessori, student portfolios and much more!

Other recent updates:
• SMS Invites - send quick text messages to invite parents!
• Group Attendance: Easily move and manage any number of students at the same time. Just tap the new group icon in check-in.
• Admin Approvals: Administrators can now set all activities to require approval before sharing with parents. You'll find this in the school profile in Admin Tools.
• Editing Observations: You can now more easily update and change learning observations.
• Sorting: Teachers can now sort students by last name. Just tap the gear icon on the students tab to choose this option.
• New & Improved Staff-Check In: Staff members can now perform check themselves in and out of rooms on any device. Just make sure the administrator enables this options in check-in settings.
• Check-In Signatures: We made an entirely new check-in mode available! Now you can choose that parents and adults approved for pickup sign their name on your device at pick-up and drop-off time.
• Send Alerts via SMS: Now send text messages directly to parent phones for emergencies, alerts, and important updates.
• Message All Parents: Want to send a message, reminder, or alert to all parents at your location? Now you can easily do so - just select which rooms to send the blast to. Look for this new option in Admin Tools.
• In-App Support – stuck or have a question? Tap Help in the menu for new help options, including sending us a message.
• Allergy Indicator: See which students have allergies on your home screen and when recording meals.

Sep 19
2017
Version 3.3.8

Performance enhancements and other improvements

Brightwheel is the fastest, most powerful, and easiest to use learning tool in early education. And there is much more coming. Keep your eyes out for Montessori, student portfolios and much more!

Other recent updates:
• SMS Invites - send quick text messages to invite parents!
• Group Attendance: Easily move and manage any number of students at the same time. Just tap the new group icon in check-in.
• Admin Approvals: Administrators can now set all activities to require approval before sharing with parents. You'll find this in the school profile in Admin Tools.
• Editing Observations: You can now more easily update and change learning observations.
• Sorting: Teachers can now sort students by last name. Just tap the gear icon on the students tab to choose this option.
• New & Improved Staff-Check In: Staff members can now perform check themselves in and out of rooms on any device. Just make sure the administrator enables this options in check-in settings.
• Check-In Signatures: We made an entirely new check-in mode available! Now you can choose that parents and adults approved for pickup sign their name on your device at pick-up and drop-off time.
• Send Alerts via SMS: Now send text messages directly to parent phones for emergencies, alerts, and important updates.
• Message All Parents: Want to send a message, reminder, or alert to all parents at your location? Now you can easily do so - just select which rooms to send the blast to. Look for this new option in Admin Tools.
• In-App Support – stuck or have a question? Tap Help in the menu for new help options, including sending us a message.
• Allergy Indicator: See which students have allergies on your home screen and when recording meals.

Sep 05
2017
Version 3.3.7

Performance enhancements and other improvements

Brightwheel is the fastest, most powerful, and easiest to use learning tool in early education. And there is much more coming. Keep your eyes out for Montessori, student portfolios and much more!

Other recent updates:
• SMS Invites - send quick text messages to invite parents!
• Group Attendance: Easily move and manage any number of students at the same time. Just tap the new group icon in check-in.
• Admin Approvals: Administrators can now set all activities to require approval before sharing with parents. You'll find this in the school profile in Admin Tools.
• Editing Observations: You can now more easily update and change learning observations.
• Sorting: Teachers can now sort students by last name. Just tap the gear icon on the students tab to choose this option.
• New & Improved Staff-Check In: Staff members can now perform check themselves in and out of rooms on any device. Just make sure the administrator enables this options in check-in settings.
• Check-In Signatures: We made an entirely new check-in mode available! Now you can choose that parents and adults approved for pickup sign their name on your device at pick-up and drop-off time.
• Send Alerts via SMS: Now send text messages directly to parent phones for emergencies, alerts, and important updates.
• Message All Parents: Want to send a message, reminder, or alert to all parents at your location? Now you can easily do so - just select which rooms to send the blast to. Look for this new option in Admin Tools.
• In-App Support – stuck or have a question? Tap Help in the menu for new help options, including sending us a message.
• Allergy Indicator: See which students have allergies on your home screen and when recording meals.

Aug 24
2017
Version 3.3.6

You asked, we listened!
1) SMS Invites - send quick text messages to invite parents!
2) Group Attendance: Easily move and manage any number of students at the same time. Just tap the new group icon in check-in.
3) Admin Approvals: Administrators can now set all activities to require approval before sharing with parents. You'll find this in the school profile in Admin Tools.
4) Editing Observations: You can now more easily update and change learning observations.
4) Sorting: Teachers can now sort students by last name. Just tap the gear icon on the students tab to choose this option.

Brightwheel is the fastest, most powerful, and easiest to use learning tool in early education. And there is much more coming. Keep your eyes out for Montessori, student portfolios and much more!

Other recent updates:
• New & Improved Staff-Check In: Staff members can now perform check themselves in and out of rooms on any device. Just make sure the administrator enables this options in check-in settings.
• Check-In Signatures: We made an entirely new check-in mode available! Now you can choose that parents and adults approved for pickup sign their name on your device at pick-up and drop-off time.
• Send Alerts via SMS: Now send text messages directly to parent phones for emergencies, alerts, and important updates.
• Message All Parents: Want to send a message, reminder, or alert to all parents at your location? Now you can easily do so - just select which rooms to send the blast to. Look for this new option in Admin Tools.
• In-App Support – stuck or have a question? Tap Help in the menu for new help options, including sending us a message.
• Allergy Indicator: See which students have allergies on your home screen and when recording meals.

Aug 21
2017
Version 3.3.5

You asked, we listened!
1) Group Attendance: Easily move and manage any number of students at the same time. Just tap the new group icon in check-in.
2) Admin Approvals: Administrators can now set all activities to require approval before sharing with parents. You'll find this in the school profile in Admin Tools.
3) Editing Observations: You can now more easily update and change learning observations.
4) Sorting: Teachers can now sort students by last name. Just tap the gear icon on the students tab to choose this option.

Brightwheel is the fastest, most powerful, and easiest to use learning tool in early education. And there is much more coming. Keep your eyes out for Montessori, student portfolios and much more!

Other recent updates:
• New & Improved Staff-Check In: Staff members can now perform check themselves in and out of rooms on any device. Just make sure the administrator enables this options in check-in settings.
• Check-In Signatures: We made an entirely new check-in mode available! Now you can choose that parents and adults approved for pickup sign their name on your device at pick-up and drop-off time.
• Send Alerts via SMS: Now send text messages directly to parent phones for emergencies, alerts, and important updates.
• Message All Parents: Want to send a message, reminder, or alert to all parents at your location? Now you can easily do so - just select which rooms to send the blast to. Look for this new option in Admin Tools.
• In-App Support – stuck or have a question? Tap Help in the menu for new help options, including sending us a message.
• Allergy Indicator: See which students have allergies on your home screen and when recording meals.

Aug 18
2017
Version 3.3.4

You asked, we listened!
1) Group Attendance: Easily move and manage any number of students at the same time. Just tap the new group icon in check-in.
2) Admin Approvals: Administrators can now set all activities to require approval before sharing with parents. You'll find this in the school profile in Admin Tools.
3) Editing Observations: You can now more easily update and change learning observations.
4) Sorting: Teachers can now sort students by last name. Just tap the gear icon on the students tab to choose this option.

Brightwheel is the fastest, most powerful, and easiest to use learning tool in early education. And there is much more coming. Keep your eyes out for Montessori, student portfolios and much more!

Other recent updates:
• New & Improved Staff-Check In: Staff members can now perform check themselves in and out of rooms on any device. Just make sure the administrator enables this options in check-in settings.
• Check-In Signatures: We made an entirely new check-in mode available! Now you can choose that parents and adults approved for pickup sign their name on your device at pick-up and drop-off time.
• Send Alerts via SMS: Now send text messages directly to parent phones for emergencies, alerts, and important updates.
• Message All Parents: Want to send a message, reminder, or alert to all parents at your location? Now you can easily do so - just select which rooms to send the blast to. Look for this new option in Admin Tools.
• In-App Support – stuck or have a question? Tap Help in the menu for new help options, including sending us a message.
• Allergy Indicator: See which students have allergies on your home screen and when recording meals.

Aug 14
2017
Version 3.3.3

You asked, we listened!
1) Group Attendance: Easily move and manage any number of students at the same time. Just tap the new group icon in check-in.
2) Admin Approvals: Administrators can now set all activities to require approval before sharing with parents. You'll find this in the school profile in Admin Tools.
3) Editing Observations: You can now more easily update and change learning observations.
4) Sorting: Teachers can now sort students by last name. Just tap the gear icon on the students tab to choose this option.

Brightwheel is the fastest, most powerful, and easiest to use learning tool in early education. And there is much more coming. Keep your eyes out for Montessori, student portfolios and much more!

Other recent updates:
• New & Improved Staff-Check In: Staff members can now perform check themselves in and out of rooms on any device. Just make sure the administrator enables this options in check-in settings.
• Check-In Signatures: We made an entirely new check-in mode available! Now you can choose that parents and adults approved for pickup sign their name on your device at pick-up and drop-off time.
• Send Alerts via SMS: Now send text messages directly to parent phones for emergencies, alerts, and important updates.
• Message All Parents: Want to send a message, reminder, or alert to all parents at your location? Now you can easily do so - just select which rooms to send the blast to. Look for this new option in Admin Tools.
• In-App Support – stuck or have a question? Tap Help in the menu for new help options, including sending us a message.
• Allergy Indicator: See which students have allergies on your home screen and when recording meals.

Aug 04
2017
Version 3.3.2

You asked, we listened! Teachers can now sort students by last name. Just tap “Manage” on the home screen to choose this option.

Also, State learning standards and DRDP are here! Teachers can make quick observations directly in the brightwheel app and then review progress on a student’s feed or via powerful new reporting on the web. All the required info is pre-loaded and customized to your state.

Brightwheel is now the fastest, most powerful, and easiest to use learning tool in early education. And there is much more coming. Keep your eyes out for lesson plans, student portfolios, and much more!

Other recent updates:
• New & Improved Staff-Check In: Staff members can now perform check themselves in and out of rooms on any device. Just make sure the administrator enables this options in check-in settings.
• Check-In Signatures: We made an entirely new check-in mode available! Now you can choose that parents and adults approved for pickup sign their name on your device at pick-up and drop-off time.
• Send Alerts via SMS: Now send text messages directly to parent phones for emergencies, alerts, and important updates.
• Message All Parents: Want to send a message, reminder, or alert to all parents at your location? Now you can easily do so - just select which rooms to send the blast to. Look for this new option in Admin Tools.
• In-App Support – stuck or have a question? Tap Help in the menu for new help options, including sending us a message.
• Allergy Indicator: See which students have allergies on your home screen and when recording meals.

Aug 01
2017
Version 3.3.1

State learning standards and DRDP are here! Teachers can make quick observations directly in the brightwheel app and then review progress on a student’s feed or via powerful new reporting on the web. All the required info is pre-loaded and customized to your state.

Brightwheel is now the fastest, most powerful, and easiest to use learning tool in early education. And there is much more coming. Keep your eyes out for lesson plans, student portfolios, and much more!

Other recent updates:
• New & Improved Staff-Check In: Staff members can now perform check themselves in and out of rooms on any device. Just make sure the administrator enables this options in check-in settings.
• Check-In Signatures: We made an entirely new check-in mode available! Now you can choose that parents and adults approved for pickup sign their name on your device at pick-up and drop-off time.
• Send Alerts via SMS: Now send text messages directly to parent phones for emergencies, alerts, and important updates.
• Message All Parents: Want to send a message, reminder, or alert to all parents at your location? Now you can easily do so - just select which rooms to send the blast to. Look for this new option in Admin Tools.
• In-App Support – stuck or have a question? Tap Help in the menu for new help options, including sending us a message.
• Allergy Indicator: See which students have allergies on your home screen and when recording meals.

Jul 28
2017
Version 3.3.0

State learning standards and DRDP are here! Teachers can make quick observations directly in the brightwheel app and then review progress on a student’s feed or via powerful new reporting on the web. All the required info is pre-loaded and customized to your state.

Brightwheel is now the fastest, most powerful, and easiest to use learning tool in early education. And there is much more coming. Keep your eyes out for lesson plans, student portfolios, and much more!

Other recent updates:
• New & Improved Staff-Check In: Staff members can now perform check themselves in and out of rooms on any device. Just make sure the administrator enables this options in check-in settings.
• Check-In Signatures: We made an entirely new check-in mode available! Now you can choose that parents and adults approved for pickup sign their name on your device at pick-up and drop-off time.
• Send Alerts via SMS: Now send text messages directly to parent phones for emergencies, alerts, and important updates.
• Message All Parents: Want to send a message, reminder, or alert to all parents at your location? Now you can easily do so - just select which rooms to send the blast to. Look for this new option in Admin Tools.
• In-App Support – stuck or have a question? Tap Help in the menu for new help options, including sending us a message.
• Allergy Indicator: See which students have allergies on your home screen and when recording meals.

Jul 18
2017
Version 3.2.6

Schools and Camps, this one is for you:
• New & Improved Staff-Check In: Staff members can now perform check themselves in and out of rooms on any device. Just make sure the administrator enables this options in check-in settings.

Other recent updates:
• Check-In Signatures: We made an entirely new check-in mode available! Now you can choose that parents and adults approved for pickup sign their name on your device at pick-up and drop-off time.
• Send Alerts via SMS: Now send text messages directly to parent phones for emergencies, alerts, and important updates.
• Message All Parents: Want to send a message, reminder, or alert to all parents at your location? Now you can easily do so - just select which rooms to send the blast to. Look for this new option in Admin Tools.
• In-App Support – stuck or have a question? Tap Help in the menu for new help options, including sending us a message.
• Allergy Indicator: See which students have allergies on your home screen and when recording meals.

Jul 13
2017
Version 3.2.5

Schools and Camps, this one is for you:
• New & Improved Staff-Check In: Staff members can now perform check themselves in and out of rooms on any device. Just make sure the administrator enables this options in check-in settings.

Other recent updates:
• Check-In Signatures: We made an entirely new check-in mode available! Now you can choose that parents and adults approved for pickup sign their name on your device at pick-up and drop-off time.
• Send Alerts via SMS: Now send text messages directly to parent phones for emergencies, alerts, and important updates.
• Message All Parents: Want to send a message, reminder, or alert to all parents at your location? Now you can easily do so - just select which rooms to send the blast to. Look for this new option in Admin Tools.
• In-App Support – stuck or have a question? Tap Help in the menu for new help options, including sending us a message.
• Allergy Indicator: See which students have allergies on your home screen and when recording meals.

Jun 27
2017
Version 3.2.4

We're proud to share another big release for schools, centers, and parents! What's new:
• Check-In Signatures: We made an entirely new check-in mode available! Now you can choose that parents and adults approved for pickup sign their name on your device at pick-up and drop-off time.
• Send Alerts via SMS: Now send text messages directly to parent phones for emergencies, alerts, and important updates.

Other recent updates:
• Message All Parents: Want to send a message, reminder, or alert to all parents at your location? Now you can easily do so - just select which rooms to send the blast to. Look for this new option in Admin Tools.
• In-App Support – stuck or have a question? Tap Help in the menu for new help options, including sending us a message.
• Allergy Indicator: See which students have allergies on your home screen and when recording meals.

Jun 06
2017
Version 3.2.3

We're proud to share another big release for schools, centers, and parents! What's new:
• Check-In Signatures: We made an entirely new check-in mode available! Now you can choose that parents and adults approved for pickup sign their name on your device at pick-up and drop-off time.
• Send Alerts via SMS: Now send text messages directly to parent phones for emergencies, alerts, and important updates.

Other recent updates:
• Message All Parents: Want to send a message, reminder, or alert to all parents at your location? Now you can easily do so - just select which rooms to send the blast to. Look for this new option in Admin Tools.
• In-App Support – stuck or have a question? Tap Help in the menu for new help options, including sending us a message.
• Allergy Indicator: See which students have allergies on your home screen and when recording meals.

Jun 03
2017
Version 3.2.2

We're proud to share another big release for schools, centers, and parents! What's new:
• Check-In Signatures: We made an entirely new check-in mode available! Now you can choose that parents and adults approved for pickup sign their name on your device at pick-up and drop-off time.
• Send Alerts via SMS: Now send text messages directly to parent phones for emergencies, alerts, and important updates.

Other recent updates:
• Message All Parents: Want to send a message, reminder, or alert to all parents at your location? Now you can easily do so - just select which rooms to send the blast to. Look for this new option in Admin Tools.
• In-App Support – stuck or have a question? Tap Help in the menu for new help options, including sending us a message.
• Allergy Indicator: See which students have allergies on your home screen and when recording meals.

Jun 01
2017
Version 3.2.1

We're proud to share another big release for schools, centers, and parents! What's new:
• Check-In Signatures: We made an entirely new check-in mode available! Now you can choose that parents and adults approved for pickup sign their name on your device at pick-up and drop-off time.
• Send Alerts via SMS: Now send text messages directly to parent phones for emergencies, alerts, and important updates.

Other recent updates:
• Message All Parents: Want to send a message, reminder, or alert to all parents at your location? Now you can easily do so - just select which rooms to send the blast to. Look for this new option in Admin Tools.
• In-App Support – stuck or have a question? Tap Help in the menu for new help options, including sending us a message.
• Allergy Indicator: See which students have allergies on your home screen and when recording meals.

May 26
2017
Version 3.2.0

We're proud to share another big release for schools, centers, and parents! What's new:
• Check-In Signatures: We made an entirely new check-in mode available! Now you can choose that parents and adults approved for pickup sign their name on your device at pick-up and drop-off time.
• Send Alerts via SMS: Now send text messages directly to parent phones for emergencies, alerts, and important updates.

Other recent updates:
• Message All Parents: Want to send a message, reminder, or alert to all parents at your location? Now you can easily do so - just select which rooms to send the blast to. Look for this new option in Admin Tools.
• In-App Support – stuck or have a question? Tap Help in the menu for new help options, including sending us a message.
• Allergy Indicator: See which students have allergies on your home screen and when recording meals.

May 22
2017
Version 3.1.9

Another big release for our providers and parents:
• SMS Alerts: Now send text messages directly to parent phones for emergencies, alerts, and important updates.
• Allergy Indicator: See which students have allergies on your home screen and when recording meals.
• Customization: Improved design and usability for adding custom learning categories and saving common meals.
• Lots of performance and speed improvements under the hood.

Other recent updates:
• Message All Parents: Want to send a message, reminder, or alert to all parents at your location? Now you can easily do so - just select which rooms to send the blast to. Look for this new option in Admin Tools.
• Potty – here’s hoping our changes make your changes and potty logging much easier... You can now multi-select the descriptions and we’ve incorporated your feedback to improve language.
• In-App Support – stuck or have a question? Tap Help in the menu for new help options, including sending us a message.
• Videos are still rolling out. You will soon be able to record beautiful videos in the app or upload your own.

May 05
2017
Version 3.1.8

Another big release for our providers and parents:
• SMS Alerts: Now send text messages directly to parent phones for emergencies, alerts, and important updates.
• Allergy Indicator: See which students have allergies on your home screen and when recording meals.
• Customization: Improved design and usability for adding custom learning categories and saving common meals.
• Lots of performance and speed improvements under the hood.

Other recent updates:
• Message All Parents: Want to send a message, reminder, or alert to all parents at your location? Now you can easily do so - just select which rooms to send the blast to. Look for this new option in Admin Tools.
• Potty – here’s hoping our changes make your changes and potty logging much easier... You can now multi-select the descriptions and we’ve incorporated your feedback to improve language.
• In-App Support – stuck or have a question? Tap Help in the menu for new help options, including sending us a message.
• Videos are still rolling out. You will soon be able to record beautiful videos in the app or upload your own.

Apr 17
2017
Version 3.1.7

New for administrators and teachers:
• Message All Parents: Want to send a message, reminder, or alert to all parents at your location? Now you can easily do so - just select which rooms to send the blast to. Look for this new option in Admin Tools.

Other recent updates:
• Potty – here’s hoping our changes make your changes and potty logging much easier... You can now multi-select the descriptions and we’ve incorporated your feedback to improve language.
• In-App Support – stuck or have a question? Tap Help in the menu for new help options, including sending us a message.
• Videos are still rolling out. You will soon be able to record beautiful videos in the app or upload your own.

Apr 08
2017
Version 3.1.6

New for administrators and teachers:
• Home Screen Preferences – now you can choose how students appear in each room. Tap Manage to show or hide check-in status and sort order.
• Potty – here’s hoping our changes make your changes and potty logging much easier... You can now multi-select the descriptions and we’ve incorporated your feedback to improve language.
• In-App Support – stuck or have a question? Tap Help in the menu for new help options, including sending us a message.

Other recent updates:
• Mark Absent – simply tap and hold a student in the check in screen to record absences. They are viewable only for staff, and will be included in all reporting.
• Videos are rolling out! You will soon be able to record beautiful videos in the app or upload your own. All videos can be tagged to specific students with comments and notes as desired.

Apr 03
2017
Version 3.1.5

New for administrators and teachers:
• Mark Absent – simply tap and hold a student in the check in screen to record absences. They are viewable only for staff, and will be included in all reporting.
• Potty – here’s hoping our changes make your changes and potty logging much easier... You can now multi-select the descriptions and we’ve incorporated your feedback to improve language.
• In-App Support – stuck or have a question? Tap Help in the menu for new help options, including sending us a message.

Other recent updates:
• Videos are rolling out! You will soon be able to record beautiful videos in the app or upload your own. All videos can be tagged to specific students with comments and notes as desired.

Mar 29
2017
Version 3.1.4

New for administrators and teachers:
• Mark Absent – simply tap and hold a student in the check in screen to record absences. They are viewable only for staff, and will be included in all reporting.
• Potty – here’s hoping our changes make your changes and potty logging much easier... You can now multi-select the descriptions and we’ve incorporated your feedback to improve language.

Other recent updates:
• Videos are rolling out! You can now record beautiful videos in the app or upload your own. All videos can be tagged to specific students with comments and notes as desired.

Mar 16
2017
Version 3.1.3

Big new release for you:
• Videos: Videos are here! You can now record beautiful videos in the app or upload your own. All videos can be tagged to specific students with comments and notes as desired.
• A bunch of performance improvements under the hood.

Mar 10
2017
Version 3.1.2

Big new release for you:
• Videos: Videos are here! You can now record beautiful videos in the app or upload your own. All videos can be tagged to specific students with comments and notes as desired.
• A bunch of performance improvements under the hood.

Mar 07
2017
Version 3.1.1

Big new release for you:
• Videos: Videos are here! You can now record beautiful videos in the app or upload your own. All videos can be tagged to specific students with comments and notes as desired.
• A bunch of performance improvements under the hood.

Feb 28
2017
Version 3.1.0

Big new release for you:
• Videos: Videos are here! You can now record beautiful videos in the app or upload your own. All videos can be tagged to specific students with comments and notes as desired.
• A bunch of performance improvements under the hood.

Looking for something you don't see? Email us - feedback@mybrightwheel.com.

Feb 01
2017
Version 3.0.0

New for administrators and teachers:
• You can now select multiple photos to upload from your camera roll!
• Performance improvements and lots of nice stuff under the hood :)

Other recent updates:
• Move Rooms: Now you can easily move students around during the day. Once a student is checked in, simply tap and hold the profile photo to move to a different room. Unlike a check in/out, parents will not get a notification for moving rooms.
• Sent Messages: you can now see all of your sent messages.

Jan 02
2017
Version 2.7.20

New for administrators and teachers:
• You can now select multiple photos to upload from your camera roll!
• Performance improvements

Other recent updates:
• Move Rooms: Now you can easily move students around during the day. Once a student is checked in, simply tap and hold the profile photo to move to a different room. Unlike a check in/out, parents will not get a notification for moving rooms.
• Sent Messages: you can now see all of your sent messages.
• Improved Student Feeds: You can now easily sort student feeds to see just photos, learning, notes - whatever you'd like.

Dec 21
2016
Version 2.7.19

New for administrators and teachers:
• You can now select multiple photos to upload from your camera roll!
• Performance improvements

Other recent updates:
• Move Rooms: Now you can easily move students around during the day. Once a student is checked in, simply tap and hold the profile photo to move to a different room. Unlike a check in/out, parents will not get a notification for moving rooms.
• Sent Messages: you can now see all of your sent messages.
• Improved Student Feeds: You can now easily sort student feeds to see just photos, learning, notes - whatever you'd like.

Dec 15
2016
Version 2.7.18

New for administrators & teachers:
• Move Rooms: Now you can easily move students around during the day. Once a student is checked in, simply tap and hold the profile photo to move to a different room. Unlike a check in/out, parents will not get a notification for moving rooms.
• Performance improvements

Other recent updates:
• Sent Messages: you can now see all of your sent messages.
• Improved Student Feeds: You can now easily sort student feeds to see just photos, learning, notes - whatever you'd like.

Nov 18
2016
Version 2.7.16

Another big brightwheel update for you!
• Sent Messages: you can now see all of your sent messages.
• Improved Student Feeds: You can now easily sort student feeds to see just photos, learning, notes - whatever you'd like.
• Performance improvements to keep making brightwheel better.

Other recent updates:
• Custom Learning: It’s here! Customize your observations and assessments with any learning category or topic.
• Custom Menus: Save custom food items to reuse on a daily basis with just a quick tap. Each room can customize their own menu items. Great for meal tracking and expenses.
• Notifications: iOS10 improvements for notifications, and new Incident notifications for parents.
• Drop off form: Parents can enter important info when dropping off their child. Just select this option in check-in settings.

Oct 20
2016
Version 2.7.15

New for you:
• Custom Menus: Teachers can now easily save custom food items to reuse on a daily basis with just a quick tap. Each room can customize their own menu items. Great for meal tracking and expenses. A great time saver!
• Notifications: iOS10 improvements for notifications, and new Incident notifications for parents.
• Design & performance improvements

Last version (2.7.11):
• Drop off form: Parents can quickly enter important info when dropping off their child. This is available on both school and parent apps. Just select this option within check-in settings.

v2.7.10:
• Custom Learning: It’s here! Customize your observations and assessments with any learning category or topic.
• Expanded observations: Now easily track learning progress and scale with a quick tap.

Oct 18
2016
Version 2.7.14

New for you:
• Custom Menus: Teachers can now easily save custom food items to reuse on a daily basis with just a quick tap. Each room can customize their own menu items. Great for meal tracking and expenses. A great time saver!
• Notifications: iOS10 improvements for notifications, and new Incident notifications for parents.
• Design & performance improvements

Last version (2.7.11):
• Drop off form: Parents can quickly enter important info when dropping off their child. This is available on both school and parent apps. Just select this option within check-in settings.

v2.7.10:
• Custom Learning: It’s here! Customize your observations and assessments with any learning category or topic.
• Expanded observations: Now easily track learning progress and scale with a quick tap.

Oct 14
2016
Version 2.7.13

New for you:
• Custom Menus: Teachers can now easily save custom food items to reuse on a daily basis with just a quick tap. Each room can customize their own menu items. Great for meal tracking and expenses. A great time saver!
• Notifications: iOS10 improvements for notifications, and new Incident notifications for parents.
• Design & performance improvements

Last version (2.7.11):
• Drop off form: Parents can quickly enter important info when dropping off their child. This is available on both school and parent apps. Just select this option within check-in settings.

v2.7.10:
• Custom Learning: It’s here! Customize your observations and assessments with any learning category or topic.
• Expanded observations: Now easily track learning progress and scale with a quick tap.

Oct 13
2016
Version 2.7.12

latest:
• Custom Menus: Teachers can now easily save custom food items to reuse on a daily basis with just a quick tap. Each room can customize their own menu items. Great for meal tracking and expenses.

v2.7.11:
• Drop off form: Parents can quickly enter important info when dropping off their child. This is available on both school and parent apps. Just select this option within check-in settings.

v2.7.10:
• Custom Learning: It’s here! Customize your observations and assessments with any learning category or topic.
• Expanded observations: Now easily track learning progress and scale with a quick tap.

Oct 10
2016
Version 2.7.11

The latest:
• Drop off form: Parents can quickly enter important info when dropping off their child. This is available on both school and parent apps. Just select this option within check-in settings.

v2.7.10:
• Custom Learning: It’s here! Customize your observations and assessments with any learning category or topic.
• Expanded observations: Now easily track learning progress and scale with a quick tap.

Oct 02
2016
Version 2.7.10

This is a big one!
• Custom Learning: It’s here! Customize your observations & assessments with any learning category or topic. Just add the categories you want and select with a single tap. Teachers can even personalize on a room by room basis.
• Expanded observations: In addition to Categories, now you can easily track learning progress and scale with a quick tap as well.

Sep 30
2016
Version 2.7.9

This is a big one!
• Custom Learning: It’s here! Customize your observations & assessments with any learning category or topic. Just add the categories you want and select with a single tap. Teachers can even personalize on a room by room basis.
• Expanded observations: In addition to Categories, now you can easily track learning progress and scale with a quick tap as well.

Feedback or requests? Email us at feedback@mybrightwheel.com.

Sep 21
2016
Version 2.7.8

Another big release from team brightwheel!
• Sent Messages: By popular demand, teachers and administrators can now view all the sent messages for any room, nicely grouped by students.
• Staff Timecards: Now view, edit, and mange staff timecards directly in the app. Just visit the Staff section in Admin Tools.
• Admin Tools: Now all administrators have access to Admin Tools. You can assign administrator access on the web.

Feedback? We love it! Email us at feedback@mybrightwheel.com.

Sep 15
2016
Version 2.7.7

Some quick performance improvements and enhancements to messaging.

Sep 06
2016
Version 2.7.6

HUGE Update:
• Parent messaging: Parents, you can now send general messages in addition to easy preset options!
• Staff messaging: To make your life easier --> messages are now automatically marked as read, historical messages are saved for reviewing, you can see which parent wrote in, and now easily reply with one tap.
• Staff notifications: Receive notifications for new messages. Set your preferences in My Profile.
• Kiosk Mode: Faster access to your locked screen for daily check in/out. Just tap from the left menu.
• Performance improvements & small fixes

Lots more on the way! Requests or feedback? Email us - feedback@mybrightwheel.com.

Sep 04
2016
Version 2.7.5

HUGE Update:
• Parent messaging: Parents, you can now send general messages in addition to easy preset options!
• Staff messaging: To make your life easier --> messages are now automatically marked as read, historical messages are saved for reviewing, you can see which parent wrote in, and now easily reply with one tap.
• Staff notifications: Receive notifications for new messages. Set your preferences in My Profile.
• Kiosk Mode: Faster access to your locked screen for daily check in/out. Just tap from the left menu.

Lots more on the way! Requests? Email us - feedback@mybrightwheel.com.

Sep 02
2016
Version 2.7.4

HUGE update:
• Parent messaging: Parents, you can now send general messages! In addition to easy preset options, there's a general category. And you can write longer messages.
• Staff messaging: To make your life easier: messages are now automatically marked as read, historical messages are kept (instead of deleted), you can see exactly which parent wrote in, and now easily reply with one tap.
• Kiosk check-in: Faster access to your locked check-in screen with one tap from left menu.

Other recent updates:
• Staff Assessments & Notes: Now mark any activity as "Staff Only"
• Photos in Activities: Add a photo to anything- learning activities, meals, incidents, etc.
• Approved Posts: Admins can now approve posts before sending to parents.
• Observations: Brand new Activity module with option to mark "staff only" (doesn't go to parents) + attach a photo!
• Kiosk Mode: We've removed the auto lock to get into kiosk mode. Thanks for your feedback on that.
• Guardian Check-in: Another big request - now see parent/guardian photos during check-in. Parents, set your photo in My Profile in your app.
• Room navigation: Now easier to see and select amongst your rooms.

Aug 28
2016
Version 2.7.3

Yup, even more summer updates...
• Brand new inbox for teachers & staff: messages are now automatically marked as read + see which parent is sending.
• Staff can now easily reply to parent messages.
• Performance and design improvements.

From 2.7.1 & 2.7.2:
• Staff Assessments & Notes: Now mark any activity as "Staff Only"
• Photos in Activities: Add a photo to anything- learning activities, meals, incidents, etc.
• Approved Posts: Admins can now approve posts before sending to parents.
• Observations: Brand new Activity module with option to mark "staff only" (doesn't go to parents) + attach a photo!
• Kiosk Mode: We've removed the auto lock to get into kiosk mode. Thanks for your feedback on that.
• Guardian Check-in: Another big request - now see parent/guardian photos during check-in. Parents, set your photo in My Profile in your app.
• Room navigation: Now easier to see and select amongst your rooms.

Aug 20
2016
Version 2.7.2

2.7.2:
• Staff Assessments & Notes: Now mark any activity as "Staff Only"
• Photos in Activities: Add a photo to anything- learning activities, meals, incidents, etc.
• Approved Posts: Admins can now approve posts before sending to parents.

2.7.1:
• Observations: Brand new Activity module with option to mark "staff only" (doesn't go to parents) + attach a photo!
• Kiosk Mode: We've removed the auto lock to get into kiosk mode. Thanks for your feedback on that.
• Guardian Check-in: Another big request - now see parent/guardian photos during check-in. Parents, set your photo in My Profile in your app.
• Room navigation: Now easier to see and select amongst your rooms.

Aug 13
2016
Version 2.7.1

Another big summer update from team brightwheel:
• Observations: Brand new Activity module with option to mark "staff only" (doesn't go to parents) + attach a photo!
• Kiosk Mode: We've removed the auto lock to get into kiosk mode. Thanks for your feedback on that.
• Guardian Check-in: Another big request - now see parent/guardian photos during check-in. Parents, set your photo in My Profile in your app.
• Room navigation: Now easier to see and select amongst your rooms.

There's still more to come! Keep an eye out for more big updates. And let us know what you think - feedback@mybrightwheel.com.

Aug 06
2016
Version 2.7

It's here! Parents can now securely sign in/out from their own phone - but only at their school. This means no more lines! And it's great for parents with siblings, schools that do curbside drop off, and anyone looking to make check-in faster + easier.

How does it work?
• Schools: Each of your locations is assigned a unique QR Image. Just display it on a device, or even print it out.
• Parents: Just tap the check in/out button on your app, scan your school's image and... that's it!

This is a big summer for brightwheel - and we're not done yet! Keep an eye out for more great stuff to come.

Aug 04
2016
Version 2.6.6

Performance improvements

Jul 29
2016
Version 2.6.5

New, powerful messaging is here!
• Teachers: You now have an easy way to send messages, alerts, and reminders. Type it, or just speak it using text-to-speech.
• Parents: You now have a dedicated inbox for messages that's separate from your child's feed + custom notifications for when a message comes in. And coming soon: even better sending options for you too.

Keep an eye out - still a lot more coming in Summer 2016. And let us know what you think. Email us - feedback@mybrightwheel.com.

Jul 25
2016
Version 2.6.4

Brand new activity screen that's faster + even easier for logging activities.

Feedback? Requests? We love it! Email us - feedback@mybrightwheel.com.

Jul 14
2016
Version 2.6.3

Brand new Getting Started interactive menu with easier steps for setup + tracking your progress. There's also an improved tutorial, and you can now restart the tutorial any time.

Feedback? We love it! Email us - feedback@mybrightwheel.com.

Jul 13
2016
Version 2.6.2

Brand new Getting Started interactive menu with easier steps for setup + tracking your progress. There's also an improved tutorial, and you can now restart the tutorial any time.

Feedback? We love it! Email us - feedback@mybrightwheel.com.

Jul 06
2016
Version 2.6.1

Oh my, this is a big update! Our team has been working hard for you...
• Staff check in/out: Manage staff in/out just as easily as you do with students.
• Ratios: Real-time student:teacher ratios across all your rooms (in Room Check).
• Check-in design: Major design and usability improvements.
• Admin Tools: New dashboard for administrators.
• Quick fix for last version

And we're not done! It's a big summer at brightwheel. Keep an eye out for a lot more coming soon, and please let us know what you think: feedback@mybrightwheel.com.

Jul 02
2016
Version 2.6

Oh my, this is a big update! Our team has been working hard for you...
• Staff check in/out: Manage staff in/out just as easily as you do with students.
• Ratios: Real-time student:teacher ratios across all your rooms (in Room Check).
• Check-in design: Major design and usability improvements.
• Admin Tools: New dashboard for administrators.

And we're not done! It's a big summer at brightwheel. Keep an eye out for a lot more coming soon, and please let us know what you think: feedback@mybrightwheel.com.

May 27
2016
Version 2.5.8

Two big updates for our schools, camps, and childcare providers:
1) Staff room assignments. Now your admin can assign staff members to specific rooms. This is done within each staff member profile.
2) Brand new setup wizard. Easier, faster, prettier. Add new rooms and students in just a few taps.

The brightwheel team is always working to make this app better! You can expect improvements and features every few weeks. We're the only team in early education that's committed to innovation and product development in this way, and it's only because we care so much. Please share your feedback - we're listening! Email us at feedback@mybrightwheel.com

May 20
2016
Version 2.5.7

By popular demand: student activity feeds keep on going, and going, and going... Now you can load all of your historical updates and photos, but without it being a drain on your internet connection. Just scroll down, and brightwheel will dynamically load new information. We've also improved profile photos and made some general performance enhancements.

The brightwheel team is always working to make this app better! You can expect improvements and features every few weeks. We're the only team in early education that's committed to innovation and product development in this way, and it's only because we care so much. Please share your feedback - we're we're listening! Email us at feedback@mybrightwheel.com

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