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Teacher walkthrough of the app

Teachers can carry out almost every task from the teacher app of Illumine. From recording attendance, sharing lessons, grading assignments, applying for leaves, to sending timely updates to parents.

Home tab

How to record student attendance

  • Go to student attendance on the home tab
  • Select the students you want to mark present. You can filter the students by classrooms or groups. 
  • Click on mark present, enter a temperature if you want, and click on done.
  • If you want to mark a student late, click on the late check-in checkbox.

How to record staff attendance (For super admins only)

  • Go to staff attendance on the home tab
  • Select the staff you want to mark present. You can filter the students by classrooms or roles. 
  • Click on mark present, enter a temperature if you want, and click on done.
  • If you want to mark a staff late, click on the late check-in checkbox.

How to post activity updates

  • Go to the activity section on the home tab
  • Select the activity you want to post about. Select the students you want to update the activity for, enter the necessary information, and click on submit.
  • The activity will be updated for the selected students and parents will immediately get notified.

Upcoming classes

  • Shows the meetings that are scheduled for later
  • Click on the calendar icon, choose the dates you want to see the scheduled classes for, and press ok
  • You will be able to see the scheduled meetings for the given dates
  • The recurring meetings options lets you see scheduled repetitive classes

Today’s activities 

  • Today’s activities dashboard lets you see the number of activities posted today. 
  • It also shows you the number of posts that need approval.
  • You can click on either of them to access the posts

Lessons tab

How to create and share lessons

  • Go to lessons under lessons tab
  • Click on the new lesson option on the top right, give a lesson name, description, choose a category, milestone, and classrooms. You can also add attachments or a youtube link to the lesson
  • Click on save lesson. Your lesson will be created.
  • To view lessons, you can filter lessons by class
  • To share the lesson, simply click on the share icon under a particular lesson, choose the kids you want to share it with, and click on submit.

Assignments 

  • This section lets you view all the assignments given to the students
  • You can filter assignments by classrooms using the class filter

Weekly lesson plan 

  • Choose a date range
  • Add lessons for corresponding dates
  • The lessons for the given dates will be shared with parents

Submissions

  • This section lets you view submissions made by students
  • You can filter students by classrooms or date
  • Click on the arrow next to a student, and click on view to see a submission made by them

Calendar tab

How to create events

  • The events section lets you view all the upcoming events at the center
  • You can create a new event by clicking on the new event button on the top right, filling in the event details, and clicking on the submit button

How to create holidays

  • Under the holiday section, you’ll be able to see the list of the upcoming holidays
  • To create a holiday, click on the create holiday button on the top right corner
  • Add the details and click on submit
  • The holiday will be created

Connect tab

Messages

  • To send a message to a parent, type in the name of the student in the search bar, choose the parent you want to message
  • Type in your message and click on send
  • You also have the option of attaching images to the chat
  • Once you send the message, parents immediately get notified on the parent app
  • The broadcast button on the top right, lets you send a message to multiple parents at once

Notes

  • In this section, you will be able to see the notes created by parents
  • Once you click on resolve, parents get notified that their note has been acknowledged by the school
  • The pending section shows the notes that are yet to get approval, and the completed section shows the notes that have been approved

Leaves 

  • The leaves tab lets you apply for leaves, and approve them if you have the permission to
  • In order to approve leave, just go to the pending section, and click on approve.
  • The leaves that are approved will appear in the approved section

Concerns

  • In this section, you will be able to see the concerns raised by parents
  • Once you click on mark done, parents get notified that their concern has been acknowledged by the school
  • The pending section shows the concerns that are yet to get approval, and the completed section shows the concerns that have been acknowledged

Staff leaves

  • In order to apply for a new leave, click on the new leave button in the top right corner. Choose the dates, give a reason, and click on apply. 
  • Your leave request will be updated

Messages

  • This section lets you communicate with the other staff at the center
  • Type in the name of the staff you want to message in the search bar
  • Type your message and press enter
  • Your message will be successfully sent to the staff

More tab

Personal profile

  • The personal profile option lets you update your personal information such as phone number, email address, address, etc.
  • The attendance tab lets you see your attendance percentage for the selected date range
  • The personal document tab lets you see any documents uploaded by you to the school
  • The leave tab lets you view your approved and pending leave requests

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