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Glossary of Frequently Used Terms

PTOffice - school directory, volunteer events and log family service hours.
 
ClassDojo - (mobile app & website) grades 3 and 4; communication platform that teachers, students, and families use every day to build close-knit communities by sharing what’s being learned in the classroom home through photos, videos, and messages. Grades 3 and up. 
 
Edlio - website host for all things STM including portal access, news, teacher pages, staff directory and calendar. Subscribe to your teachers' pages and receive a daily update of their posts. 
 
Epic - (mobile app & website) digital reading platform—built on a collection of 40,000+ popular, high-quality books from 250+ of the world’s best publishers—that safely fuels curiosity and reading confidence for kids 12 and under.
 
Facts - provider of tuition management services for parents to pay tuition and fees over time, using a variety of payment methods, making it easier to afford a quality education for their children.
 
Google Classroom - web service developed by Google for schools that aims to simplify creating, distributing, and grading assignments. The primary purpose of Google Classroom is to streamline the process of sharing files between teachers and students. Grades 3 and up.
 
Google Meet - (mobile app & website) video conferencing tool for virtual classroom instruction and communication 
 
Powerschool - web-based Student Information System portal for teachers and parents to track grades and attendance in addition to storing all family contact information and demographics for administrative purposes.
 
School News App - (mobile only) a simple way to view the school’s news feeds, events, calendars and also receive push notification alerts directly from STM to your phone. 
 
SeeSaw - (mobile app & web) for teachers and students to record and share classroom activities and assignments. Seesaw gives students a place to document their learning, be creative and learn how to use technology. Each student gets their own journal and will add things to it, like photos, videos, drawings, or notes. Grades PreK-2.