This is your 'virtual' noticeboard - the first thing that your pupils see when they log into Starz+ if they are using the Primary Dashboard! Keeping it fresh and relevant will engage your pupils.
- Class name and year group naming - are these correct and relevant from a child's point of view? These rely on how they are named in SIMS so talk with your school office staff. If they need help, contact The ICT Helpline: Tel. 0300 300 0000
- Parents could, potentially, also see the content as they model using the platform with their younger children and supervise the use of older pupils at home. For EYFS children, this is a great parental engagement opportunity to share and celebrate school experiences.
Schools using Parental accounts can control visibility of class homepages by activating/deactivating the 'Classes' module for contacts - CP>Modules>Contacts..
- It is possible for several classes to share the same class homepage - Visit the administration area. CP>Classes>Class X>Pop-up window - Class details then check 'Use another class's homepage'. (Enter the name of the editable class homepage).
- Please note that the Starz+ VLE is not designed to be a video streaming site. For better end user experience you may wish to explore using a streaming site such as Vimeo and linking to this. (Please carry out your own Risk Assessment before doing so).
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