Capturing learning moments is a key feature of ChildFolio. The app allows you to use videos, photos, audio, and text to document learning.
- On the moment feed, click the purple plus in the upper right corner to add a new moment
2. Select one of the four ways to capture a moment by tapping the corresponding icon
- Taking a photo/photos:
In a new moments screen, tap the photo icon.
There are two blue areas where you can tap to take a picture.
Tap the blue area to take a photo or up to nine photos.
When you are finished, tap the checkmark in the top right corner.
The photo is added to the moment afterwards
- Taking a video
In a new moments screen, tap the video icon.
Tap the red circle to record your video.
You may pause and resume the recording by tapping the pause button, for up to 10 minutes.
When you are done, tap the checkmark in the top right corner
The video is added to the moment afterwards
- Selecting photos from your album:
In a new moments screen, tap the gallery icon.
Select “Photo Library” or “Video Library”.
Select which photos or videos you would like to add. You may select one video or up to nine photos.
Once selected, tap “Done”.
The photos or video will be added to the moment afterwards
- Recording an Audio
In a new moments screen, tap the audio icon.
ChildFolio will begin recording as soon as the audio button is selected.
You may pause and resume the recording by tapping the pause button.
When the recording is complete, tap the checkmark.
The audio is added to the moment and is ready for editing.
The audio can either be a moment of its own, or you can edit a photo moment later and attach an overlay audio.
3. Add a tag/tags
- Why do we need a tag?
Tagging helps you keep all of your moments organized in ChildFolio. Tagging also lets you to quickly search and filter your documentation when preparing for parent-teacher conferences, generating reports or reflecting on your teaching practice. You can use tags to easily track the work of a specific student, a long-term project, or key variables in an individualized learning plan.
- How to add tags
In a new moment, tap the Tag area, where it says “Tap here to add tags”.
Tap the down arrow in the categories you wish to tag.
Select tags associated with the moment. You may select multiple tags within multiple categories.
When you are done tagging projects, tap the checkmark.
4. Write a note
Tap the area where it says “Write a note” to record your observations in text
5. Add Private Note (Optional)
Tap the area where it says "Write a note" in grey to record observations that can only be seen by other faculty members. Parents and guardians will be unable to view anything entered in this field
6.. Tag Students
Tap on the picture of a child to select if they should be included in this Moment. If you accidentally tap on a child that does not apply to this Moment, you can tap on them again to deselect them
If you are finished with your Moment, you may press the checkmark in the top right to publish it!