Here is a list of 5 free websites to maintain attendance records online. Teachers and employers can use these websites to record and secure all the attendance on these websites for free.
Technology has helped teachers and employers in a lot of ways. There are websites that contain good quality educational content and exciting ways of teachings students that are now being used in a lot of schools; also there are websites that let companies create online presentations, make groups to initiate online project management and more. Added to this artillery are the websites that let you mark and maintain attendance records online. You can eliminate the use of papers, maintaining big bulky files, etc. Also, since these records are kept online, they are always accessible from everywhere.
The 5 free websites to maintain attendance records online are ClassDojo, Grades.io, Jump Rope, MyAT, and homeschoolingrecords.com.
The first website to maintain attendance records online is ClassDojo. This is a comprehensive platform to analyze the performance of your children; from their attendance to their performance in different class activities, the teachers can record everything on the website under their account. The parents can also create an account with the website and view their children’s record. Parents can also talk to the teachers via personal messaging feature of the website. All you need is a free account.
Marking attendance and maintaining it is a pretty simple task on this web site. Once you have created a new class and added all the names in it, you will find the attendance option in the account. Every student in that list is marked present by default and you can change it to absent against relevant names. There is also an option to mark students who come late to the class. Once all this is done click on Save Attendance option and you are done. Read more about the website from here. Try it out from the link given above.
The second website to maintain attendance records online is Grades.io. This is a very simple to use website where teachers can maintain all the record of their children. You are required to create an account with the website that hardly takes any time. After registering, the next step is to create a classroom. The free version of the website lets you create only one classroom, but you can add as many students as you want in that classroom. The students added in the class can be marked using one of the two available scales: Grades, Percentage. Choose the one you like and get on with the work; the scale can be changed later on.
The option to maintain attendance records online is given on top of your interface. There are four different options given against every student in the attendance list: Here, Tardy, Missing, Excused. Mark the relevant option against every student and save it in your account. The same exercise can be repeated every single day by hitting the New Attendance option given on your right side.
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Next up to maintain attendance records online is JumpRope. This is yet another free platform where teachers can login and store all the information of their students. You can record their performance, create courses, keep track of grades, and, of course, maintain attendance of the students. The list of students that you create is available on the dashboard and you can mark attendance for each of those students in the list. There are two different options available: one is to enter the attendance and the other is to view the attendance. While entering the attendance, you can also add comments or remarks for every student. Read the complete review here.
MyAT, or My Attendance Tracker is the fourth free web site reviewed here to maintain attendance records online. As the name itself suggests, this website is primarily meant to record and save attendance data of your student. Unlike above-given sites, this site does not let you maintain other records. All you can do is create a classroom, add students in it, and record their attendance. There is no limit to the number of students that can be added, or the number of classrooms you can create. So, the website proves to be really helpful. You can also get in touch with the parents of these students and talk to them via messages.
While you are recording the attendance, there is a calendar and three options available against every student name: Present, Absent, and Tardy. You can mark the relevant option and save the data. The statistics for that particular day are then shown on the calendar. Try it out from the link given above.
homeschoolingrecords.com is the final web site reviewed here to maintain attendance records online. This is a very rich website in terms of features as you get to do a lot on this website. There are multiple tabs for different purposes and you can access all of them for free once you sign up. The website lets you add students in different classrooms, maintain project/presentation records for different subjects, view the calendar, maintain attendance and more. Even the attendance can be taken separately for different subjects. First you have to add students, and then record attendance for every student separately. The above-given screenshot will give you a fair idea as to how the attendance can be recorded on the website. Since, you can maintain attendance for every subject, there are multiple slides for every student for one day; you can save it all in your account. Try it out from above.
I hope that all these above-mentioned websites help you out in simplifying the task of taking and maintaining attendance and you can concentrate on more important things. Try them out and let us know your thoughts through comments section.
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