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9 08, 2017

Importance Of Social Media In Schools

About 8 out of 10 teenagers hold at least one social media account; Instagram, Snap-chat, Twitter, Facebook etc. This plays a role in  the lives of most primary and secondary school students. And while much attention has been paid to the negative effects of social media, including cyber [...]

31 07, 2017

Effective Teaching Strategies

No two teachers are alike, and any teacher with classroom teaching experience will agree that their style of teaching is uniquely their own. An effective teaching style engages students in the learning process and helps them develop critical thinking skills. Efficient teachers are always on the prowl for [...]

28 07, 2017

Learning with Technology outside the Classroom

Technology has made is possible for teaching and learning to continue beyond the classroom. It is necessary for learning to be possible in any environment because sadly, the classroom is one of the last places for innovative technology to be reached and adopted. Fortunately, students and youth are [...]

27 07, 2017

SAFSMS&You: Principal

The principal has administrative authority over the activities of the school. This means on SAFSMS, he gets the monitor the activities of users (staff) to ensure productivity. The principal can Make comments on students’ performances, in addition to form teachers’ comments (Comments can only be added for students [...]

26 07, 2017

New Update: SAFSMS Grade Book

The SAFSMS Grade Book Feature captures subject assessments that have been taken over the entire period of a term. This feature (accessed solely by a subject teacher), allows the configuration of as many tests or assessments as desired for each subject. This means that assessments given per topic, [...]

26 07, 2017

SAFSMS empowers your teachers

SAFSMS empowers your teachers to teach better With SAFSMS, teachers have access to comprehensive student analytics about their class performances, attendance, behaviour etc. They can monitor individual student or group trends and make important classroom decisions that will impact teaching styles and learning. Teachers also do not [...]

26 07, 2017

The Evolution of Classroom Technology (infograph)

We’ve come a long way. From writing and carving symbols on old scrolls and tablets to the SMART schools of today. All the way back in 1925, Thomas Edison said that “Books will soon be obsolete in schools.” Sound familiar? The infographic below from webanywhere shows us some [...]

24 07, 2017

Who is a 21st Century Teacher?

What does it mean to be a 21st century teacher? The term is frequently tossed around the media. So beyond being up-to-date with the latest classroom technology, what does a 21st century teacher actually look like? The 21st century teacher looks forward to the future. They are aware [...]

21 07, 2017

SAFSMS&You: Form Teacher

The Form teacher (or class teacher) is responsible for the welfare and development of members of the class. On SAFSMS, the tasks of the form teacher are: Make roll call (stating whether the student is late, present or absent with the option of selecting the cause of absence [...]

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