Roundup: Scheduling with Orchestra

Over the years, we’ve continuously built the Orchestra Master Scheduler (our standalone scheduling software) to provide a better user experience. In this post, we’ve curated articles related to Orchestra. Without further ado, let’s take a look:

Announcing the Orchestra Master Scheduler

Setting up the Master Scheduler

Configuring the Master Scheduler

Related Articles

If you’d like to know more about our Orchestra Master Scheduler, sign up for our upcoming webinar on June 23, 2022 at 11 am PST / 2 pm EST.

This webinar is the perfect time for you to see a live demo and/or ask questions. Book a slot for yourself by logging on to your QuickSchools account, and signing up from the Teachers’ Lounge page. If you do not have a QuickSchools account and you’re curious to learn more about Orchestra, please send an email to eruani@quickschools.com to register.

We look forward to seeing you!

Thank You for Attending our Product Roadmap Webinar!

We’d like to thank all those who attended our Product Roadmap webinar on May 19. We hope that you gained a lot of useful information and enjoyed your time with us.

As usual, we sent a follow-up email along with a feedback survey to all participants. We’d appreciate it if you could complete and submit the survey back to us. We’d also appreciate any suggestions to help us improve future webinars.

If you’re interested in trying out some of the Beta features presented during the webinar, or have further questions, feel free to reach out to us via our Live Chat Support or email us directly at support@quickschools.com. Our Help Center also contains various how-to guides and answers to FAQs.

Last but not least, we hope that you’ll join us in our next webinar QuickSchools’ Master Scheduler – scheduled on June 23. Registration will be opening soon!

FREE WEBINAR: Creating Professional Transcripts with QuickSchools

We’re almost at the end of the year. This is the time when a majority of schools within the QuickSchools community will need to produce transcripts for recent graduates or for college admissions purposes. Keeping this in mind, QuickSchools’ November webinar will center on the Transcripts module. We’ll demonstrate how you can leverage the full capabilities of this module to create professional-looking transcripts. Join us for this FREE webinar and learn how to create transcripts that you can be proud of!

QuickSchools’ Creating Professional Transcripts webinar is geared towards school administrators, and suitable for all levels of users. We’ll first provide an overview of the basic features in the Transcripts module, before covering more intermediate and advanced concepts. Key discussion points include:

  • Transcripts overview: general behavior of the Transcripts module
  • Transcripts configurations and customizations
  • Administrative capabilities: advanced search, bulk print/download and reporting data
  • Live demo showcasing different styles of transcripts available in the QuickSchools library

We hope that you’ll take advantage of our interactive webinar. Post questions and answer polls during the 30-minute presentation session, and discuss further details during the follow-up, 30-minute Q&A session.

This webinar is scheduled for Thursday, November 18th at 11 AM (PST) / 2 PM (EST). School administrators can sign up by logging in to their QuickSchools account. The announcement and registration link are available on the Teachers’ Lounge page.

Teachers who are interested in attending this webinar can register by sending an email to support@quickschools.com.

FREE WEBINAR: Customizing Effective Report Cards with QuickSchools

We’re at that time of the year when teachers need to look back and list topics that were covered in each subject, as well as areas that could use improvements or enrichments. Yes, in other words – it’s report card season!

QuickSchools, as always, continues to support your school’s teaching, learning, and administrative needs. As part of our services, we’re offering a FREE webinar for school administrators on how to produce elegant report cards that will also provide essential feedback to students and their parents.

QuickSchools’ Customizing Effective Report Cards webinar is suitable for all levels of users. We’ll first provide an overview of the basic features in the Report Cards module, before covering more intermediate and advanced concepts. Key discussion points include:

  • Report Cards basics: linking sessions and courses, working with the Gradebook
  • Customizing the Report Cards template
  • Working with single term and multiple term Report Cards
  • Advanced Report Cards features: subject specific criteria, student-level criteria and standards

We hope that you’ll take advantage of our interactive webinar. Post questions and answer polls during the 30-minute presentation session, and discuss further details during the follow-up, 30-minute Q&A session.

This webinar is scheduled for Thursday, October 21st at 11 AM (PDT) / 2 PM (EDT). Log on to your QuickSchools account to register. You’ll see the announcement and sign-up link on the Teachers’ Lounge page.

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FREE WEBINAR: Mastering the Gradebook

Classes are underway. Things are (finally) settling down…

First and foremost, if you’re a part of the QuickSchools community, we’d like to thank you for your trust in us. We’re honored to be given the opportunity to partner with you.

Teaching is hard, and we like to think of ways to help out as best we can. As part of this effort, we’re continuing with our monthly webinar series. The September webinar will focus on the Gradebook module. We’ll show you how to leverage the Gradebook so you can easily monitor student progress and provide optimal feedback.

QuickSchools’ Mastering the Gradebook webinar was developed with teachers in mind. It is suitable for all levels of users. We’ll go through a brief overview of basic Gradebook activities, before moving on to intermediate and advanced topics. Key discussion points include:

  • Gradebook basics: adding columns and formulas, and grading (re-normalizing and weighted grades)
  • Configuring the Gradebook settings: icons and optional tools
  • Communicating with students and parents: sharing feedback, and private vs public comments
  • Transferring grades from the Gradebook to the Report Cards
  • Alternative grading: Standards-based and Self-paced

This webinar is interactive. Post questions and answer polls during the 30-minute presentation session, and discuss topic further during the follow-up, 30-minute Q&A session.

QuickSchools’ Mastering the Gradebook webinar is scheduled for Thursday, September 23rd at 11 AM (PDT) / 2 PM (EDT). Register by logging onto your QuickSchools account. You’ll see the registration link on the Teachers’ Lounge page.

See you there!