August is always an exciting month for QuickSchools. This is the month that we welcome a lot of new schools into our community. This means that we’ll be welcoming a lot of teachers new to QuickSchools as well. We love to see growth!
If you’re a teacher who is new to QuickSchools – you’re definitely in luck! Our mission is to get you classroom-ready. We want you to develop the skills and knowledge to fully utilize our software. For this purpose, we curated the most relevant articles to help you get up to speed:
In the Orchestra (Master Scheduler for QuickSchools), you can set up a Caseload limit for teachers in Step 1, under “Configure Teachers”:
The system calculates the current caseload for the teacher by adding the total number of students for all sections, and then compares it against the Caseload limit. Here’s an example from the “Teacher Case Load (Step 5)” Summary Report that shows how the Caseload is calculated and compared against the Caseload limit:
For convenience, you can also see the current caseload for a teacher in Step 5, when mousing over a an available section for a student’s course requests:
The Lunch Ordering App will be receiving a big update this summer. QuickSchools will soon be supporting Online Payments for Lunch Orders. Parents and teachers can pay for meals online before orders are sent to the school for fulfillment.
This improvement does not change the existing flow for selecting meals. Users will see a Calendar view of all meals offered. However, instead of seeing a “Submit Order” button, users will see a Shopping Cart icon at the top:
Clicking on the Shopping Cart icon will display all meals that have been added to the Shopping Cart: