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Kindertales How-To
Classroom App - Action Menu

This section explains how to perform various tasks and activities involving the children in care.

What is the action menu?

The action menu is what allows you to perform any active tasks involving the children in care, ranging from checking them in to recording activities and milestones.

Where do I find the action menu?

Action menus exist throughout the app. The primary one you will be interacting with is on the Classroom screen. To access the Classroom screen open the main menu and select Classroom (1).

 

The action menu is in the bottom right corner (2). Tapping it opens a variety of options.

How does the action menu work?

The action menu on the classroom screen will provide different options based on how many children you have selected.

 

Some options in the action menu lead to a subset of additional options.

 

With No Children Selected

The menu will allow you to Select All children or preview a snap shot of what attendance in that room will look like on a future date.

 

With One Child Selected

This will give you the most options. Allowing you to perform the following tasks:

 

Child Details

  • View the selected child’s profile.
  • View and edit notes on the selected child.
  • Review the selected child’s forms
  • Review and record immunizations for the selected child.
  • Review and record medications for the selected child.

 

Daily Summary

  • Review the actions and activities recorded for that child for the selected date.

 

Attendance

  • Check the selected child in/out or mark them as absent.
  • Change the current location of the selected child.
  • Review and edit their attendance history.
  • Record a visual concern.

 

Daily Activity

  • Record, review and edit any of the available daily activity types.

 

Milestones

  • Record, review and edit any of child’s milestones.

 

Reports

  • Record, review and edit any of available report types.

 

Message

  • Compose a message to the selected child’s parents.

 

 

With Multiple Children Selected

This will give you options for actions that can be performed on groups of children. Allowing you to perform the following tasks:

 

Daily Summary

  • Review all the actions and activities recorded for that group of children for the selected date.

 

Attendance

  • Check the selected children in/out.
  • Change the current location of the selected children.

 

Daily Activity

  • Record a daily activity for the selected group of children.

 

Milestones

  • Record a milestone for the selected group of children.

 

Message

  • Compose a message to the selected children’s parents.
Other action menus.

You will see the action menu button in other areas of the app. This provides quick access to actions for the child you are currently viewing based on which section of the application you are currently in.

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