Thursday, 26 March 2020

Evidence me parent postcard

Thank you to all those parents who have been uploading and sharing their child's learning. There is a parent help section on the website but here is a useful "How to guide" to help you create and upload a parent postcard.

Create a Parent App Observation
For each Parent Share observation, you can add evidence. This could be an activity or a piece of work.
Tap on one of the below icons on the app Create screen to start your observation
    1. The photo will be instantly captured
    2. Edit your image using the image edit features – Please Note this feature will only appear if you have switched on Enable Crop Screen in the Settings area of the app
    3. Tap Done in the bottom right-hand corner
    4. Select Tap to Edit
TOP TIP: Your observation will automatically appear on your recent observations bar so you can always edit it at a later date.
    1. The video will automatically start recording
    2. Click on the stop button to stop the recording
    3. Click Tap to Edit
TOP TIP: Your observation will automatically appear on your recent observations bar so you can always edit it at a later date.
Existing photo/ video
    1. Your device gallery will instantly open
    2. Select the image(s) you would like to upload (max 10)
    3. Click Select in the top right-hand corner
PLEASE NOTE: If the video is saved in a special new “high-efficiency multimedia format” in the iOS gallery, then the video won’t play (only sound).
Here is how you can switch off this new format open Settings:
    1. Open the device settings
    2. Scroll down to Camera
    3. Tap Formats
    4. Tap Most Compatible
Continue without evidence
    1. A blank observation will automatically open
Add App Observation Details
    1. Tap to edit an observation
    2. Click to amend the date and time (if required)
    3. Tap on one of the icons below the image to upload more evidence
    4. Tap Add Learners + – Please note a learner must be added in order for the observation to be sent to the school or setting
    5. Tap Add Parent Notes +
Observations will automatically be uploaded to the school’s account as long as your device is connected to wifi. This is indicated by a green dot appearing in the top left-hand corner of the observation thumbnail.
Observations with a red dot in the top left-hand corner have not yet been uploaded and will upload as soon as your device is connected to a good wifi connection.

View App Observations
You will receive an email notification every time an observation is uploaded to the app for your child. By clicking on the link within the email notification you will automatically be taken to the new observation within your Evidence Me App.
PLEASE NOTE: If you do not receive the email notifications please check your spam/ junk folder and mark as safe.
You can view Parent Share observations at any time by opening the Evidence Me App and tapping Observations on the quick-access bar in the bottom left-hand corner.
Add Parent Notes to any observations by tapping Tap to edit + under the Parent Notes area of the observation. Type your note and click Back in the top left-hand corner for your notes to be automatically saved to the observation.
If you have any further questions please contact your child’s school/ setting directly.
Please visit and log in with your username and password. We recommend that you use Google Chrome when accessing the web suite to ensure you have full access to all its features.
View Observations
From the Evidence Me home page, you can view all the latest observations.
    1. Click Add filter to view observations for a particular date range.
    2. Click on an observation image to view it.
    3. Click Edit Observation Details to add Parent Notes to the observation.
    4. Click Save Changes
Create an Observation
Creating observations directly on the Web Suite is really quick and simple.
    1. Click on the icon in the top right corner of the Latest Observations bar
    2. Select your child/ children
    3. Click Create an Observation
    4. Click Upload in the top left-hand corner to add an image (photo/ video)
    5. Upload your image by dragging & dropping it into the box or select Browse
    6. Use the blue box to crop your image and click Add Image
    7. Click Upload in the bottom right-hand corner
    • To add more than one image re-click the Upload button
    • To delete an image click to highlight it, click on the bin icon in the top right-hand corner and click Delete
  1. Edit Observation Details
    1. Click Edit Observation Details in the bottom right-hand corner of the Observation Details box
    2. Add observation details such as the Experience Date, time, and Parent Notes
    3. Click Save Changes
Your Parent Share observation will be automatically submitted to your child’s setting.