View today's, yesterday's, or the last 7 day's behaviour by registration group. In fact, add the widget twice to show positive and negative events. Or even create a SLT/SMT Behaviour Dashboard showing summary behaviour for each year group. Build relationships further by commenting on positive behaviour in other classes. Make students aware that you know if they've had a poor lesson and provide support/sanctions.
Updated 19th March 2014 at 06:13 AM by ProgressoGeek
As an ex-teacher I remember having access to key information at the right time was always challenging. If I've entered the current assessment levels why can't I easily see it without having to navigate through the system? Well here's a widget that just might help with that. The Attainment vs National Average widget allows a user to select an assessment point (e.g. Year 4 / Autumn 1 / NC Level) and compares it to a specified level (e.g. National Average). The widget will
Updated 19th March 2014 at 05:58 AM by ProgressoGeek
With so much going on at schools today, it's easy to miss things. So why can't your MIS remind you? Here's a simple little widget that lists the SEN reviews in chronological order and highlights any that have gone past their date (in red) and the ones to be done in the next 3 weeks (in green). Oh, and if the learner doesn't have a review date then these are also highlighted (in grey).
Not all data in Progresso is manually entered. What about all that information collected in the logs? I wanted to see if I could easily view who was logged on so I built this simple widget which looks at today's users and calculates how long they have been using the system. It's surprising what other data is stored, such as the IP address. This gave me the idea to try out the SSRS feature to launch an external URL. So if you click on the IP address a new window will
Updated 19th March 2014 at 05:54 AM by ProgressoGeek
Did you know that your MIS can help remind you of those really important dates? Why not add the "Todays Birthdays" widget to your dashboard and set the parameters just to look at your Form/Tutor/Registration group. Btw, the widget only looks forward 7 days and the highlighted row is the current day.
I wanted to have an attempt at using the expand (show/hide) feature in SSRS so I wrote this little widget to summaries the total learners by category (Free School Meal, Gifted and Talented, Looked After Children and Pupil Premium). It consists of 3 tables, the 2nd and 3rd being a summary by gender. By clicking on the + you can expand or shrink each table.
After 2 days of training in SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) I have now written my first report. I wanted it to be useful but also to keep it simple what with it being my first venture into SSRS. As any of you who work with school's MIS databases will know the many different types of data that is recorded, so I decided to go for a report based on learner data. Also, I love the fact that you can place these reports within a widget on a users desktop. So as soon as a user logs on,
Updated 19th March 2014 at 05:30 AM by ProgressoGeek