recess is iKid ready, full of social networking tools that students want integrated into their learning environment.
In recess iTeachers integrate curriculum into the virtual classroom, and engage students to use all of the Web 2.0 tools recess provides to further academic pursuits.
Through recess parents can become more involved in their children's academic lives. A student invites a parent, giving the parent the right to view only that student's classroom and profile.
School and school boards have full domain over recess with the ability to add or modify user types. Schools can define codes of conduct and behavior on recess and manage content using moderation tools.
recess can be implemented in a single classroom, or multiple rooms within a school, an entire school, across a school district, or between schools and school districts in different parts of the world.
Every member has a calendar. Events are posted and populate directly on a class calendar or school wide. Events, homework and assignments are automatically populated on a student's calendar in a filtered format.
- Completed Assignments
Retrieve assignments posted by teachers and upload the completed assignment for review.
- Quiz Builder
User-friendly Quiz Builder enabling teachers to create quizzes quickly and easily. Students marks are stored for retrieval.
Create polls with multiple voting and results options.
Room and personal blogs integrated into the class to encourage reading and writing. Compose, review and comment on blog posts.
- Photo Galleries
Members can upload an unlimited number of photos to their personal site or room categorized into photo albums, and allow or disallow commenting on photos.
- Video Galleries
- Tags, Ratings, Sharing
- Status & Mood
Software and hardware protection again malicious attacks. Multi-layer approach secures the network. Permission based approval by teacher or school administrator.
- Report It
Members may "report" content as inappropriate. Administrators or moderators can block, review and remove flagged material. Suspend users.
Room owners can specify if content should be moderated before going live by clicking "allow" or "disallow" content moderation.
Content filtering allows the administrator to add words that are prohibited. When a member attempts to input the word, the system notifies the member that this word is not permitted and disallows the entry.
- Admin Network Control Panel
Define/edit network settings. Manage look and feel. Customize and set options for network.
Students and teachers register online and are placed into their schools and rooms. Each person that registers goes into "pending" mode and does not have full user access until they are approved.