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What's New at Freckle: December 2017

Posted by Hannah Alvarez on January 3, 2018 at 7:59 AM

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Welcome back to school! We hope you and your students had a relaxing winter break and are ready to jump into 2018.

Here are a few updates to your Freckle account from the month of December.

Student achievement badges

Students now receive badges as a reward for their progress and effort in Freckle! Students can access their badge library from their home screen. We hope your students will love collecting these badges and work hard to keep earning them.

Student badge screen with three unlocked badges and three locked badges

New version of iPad app

We’ve fixed a bug on the iPad app that was impacting some teachers and students. If you use the Freckle iPad app in your classroom, be sure to update to the latest version to keep everything running smoothly!

New Science and Social Studies units

You now have access to 6 new Science units and 2 new Social Studies units.

New Science units:

  • Pushes & Pulls (K-2)
  • What is Matter? (K-2)
  • Plant & Animal Parts (K-2)
  • Earth’s Spheres (4-5)
  • Human Body Systems (5-8)
  • Behavior of Waves (6-8)

3 Science units: Plant and Animal Parts, Pushes and Pulls, and Human Body Systems

New Social Studies units:

  • The U.S. Constitution (5-10)
  • Ancient Latin American Civilizations (6-8)

A one-stop shop for all of your assignments

The new Assignments page in your teacher dashboard allows you to quickly toggle between Math, ELA, Science, and Social Studies assignments. You’ll find the Assignments page in the Main section of the left sidebar.

Assignments page with Math tab open. Viewing 5 imcomplete assignments.

See your Assignments page

New options for existing math assignments

You now have the ability to mark old math assignments as complete, even if some of your students haven’t completed them yet. You can also add and remove students from existing assignments.

Simply click the dropdown button next to the assignment from your Assignments page to choose from these options.

Assignments page with Math tab open. Dropdown box offers three options: Add or remove students, Remove/Mark as completed, and Get link for sharing.

Printable ELA report cards

You’ll find printer-friendly ELA report cards in your ELA Reports page. You can choose to print all report cards or individual report cards.

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Go to your report cards

We hope these new features will help you and your students get even more out of your Freckle accounts. Please let us know if you have any feedback!

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