Bubble Words Animated


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Coming Sept 19!

Express yourself how you like with this handy range of animated stickers.
Each animation is carefully crafted to match the mood.

– 12 animated stickers
– Wide range of phrases
– All accompanied by detailed, descriptive VoiceOver text

Examples of VoiceOver:
– A pink cat is looking cross next to the big bubble word that reads, “Humph”.

– “Thank you,” says the bubble words next to pulsing pink, textile flowers.

– “Flutter bye bye,” say the pink bubble words as a cute butterfly flutters besides.

If you like these, you may also like our Cursive Script and Christmas Survival sticker packs that are also on the app store.
And keep an eye out for more offerings.

Hi and Bye Stickers


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Available Sept 19th

Express yourself how you like with this handy range of stickers.
If you find yourself constantly trying to choose a new sticker to say ‘Hello,’ this pack will help out.

– 22 hand-drawn stickers
– Wide range of styles
– All accompanied by VoiceOver text

If you like these, you may also like our Cursive Script and Christmas Survival sticker packs that are also on the app store.
And keep an eye out for more offerings.

Tips on installing Stickers:
– After purchasing, start a conversation with someone as normal.
– Tap the App Store icon next to the iMessage ‘compose’ field (where you type the text message)
– If there is an icon with 4 grey dots in a square in the bottom left, tap that to go to the main list of stickers you have installed
– Swipe through the pages to find the sticker pack you want to use and tap on it
– Swipe up and down to choose a sticker
– Either tap on the sticker to select it then click the blue arrow to send, or drag a sticker up to the conversation window and place it on a message bubble that’s already there

 

 

 

Jet the Cat Animated 2


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Coming Sept 19!

Jet is back again with another series of beautiful animated stickers as he goes about his usual business.

Jet the Cat is back with more fun stickers.
Each animation is carefully crafted to entertain your friends.

– 14 animated stickers
– Wide variety of actions
– All accompanied by detailed, descriptive VoiceOver text

Examples of VoiceOver:
– Jet the Cat is quivering behind the table as he says, “sorry.”

– Jet the Cat has hearts in his eyes; it must be love.

– Jet the Cat is singing, “Happy Brithday,” as the words revolve around his head.

If you like these, you may also like our Penguin Bo and Pip the Pup sticker packs that are also on the app store.
And keep an eye out for more offerings.

 

 

Classroom Assistant

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Welcome!

Classroom Assistant is designed to be a simple-to-use app, but that doesn’t mean you’ll know all the features and how to use them without some guidance, so here it is.

Things you can do

Timetable screen

  • Tap edit to make the periods wiggle so you can change the timetable
    • Tap on the time to change it
    • Tap on the day to change its name
    • Tap on ‘edit days’ or ‘edit periods’ to change the numbers of days or period bands respectively
  • Toggle showing the rooms by tapping ‘show rooms’ at the bottom right
    • When viewing rooms tapping any period lets you set the room. The app remembers the last room you typed, so it makes sense to complete this by room, not by class
  • Tap on the gear to go to the settings screen

Select a Class screen

  • Make the period a break
  • Pick a class
  • Create a new class
  • Remove the class
  • Swipe on a class to delete it
  • Tip: If you export class lists from your MIS, you can send the “classname.csv” file to Classroom Assistant and it will import the info in these columns:
    • name
    • id
    • email
    • tutorGroup
    • gender
      • You can then send a zip file full of photos using the students’ id numbers as file names to attach those

Class screen – Student list

  • Change the class list
    • Tap add student for more, or tap edit to show the delete buttons
  • View or change student photos by tapping them
    • You can also change the icon for the class by tapping that if you want
  • Type any notes for the class in the top box
  • Edit class details by tapping edit to change the name, year group and colour
  • Take attendance
    • Tap on the icons to toggle between unknown, present, absent, 5 minutes late, 10 minutes late
    • Long-press on the icon to set for all students
      • I like to set all present, then a single tap on each student who is missing switches it to absent, then if they turn up 1 or 2 more taps switches it to late
  • Track behaviour or attentiveness or….
    • Use the smileys to track something you are interested in; it’s quick and easy, and maybe useful
  • Pick a random student by tapping the dice
    • This brings up the photo too, helping you know who has been picked
    • You can switch to a quicker random mode in settings that just highlights the student instead
  • Long-press on the student’s name to quickly add a comment; it’s up to you if this is for tracking problems, good work or everything
    • Adding photos of students’ work can be a great aid for reports etc
  • Tap the Share Sheet icon to send an email to the class

Student screen

  • The top has the photo, class, gender, attendance summary and quick feedback buttons
  • Tapping edit also reveals email, student id number and tutor group
    • putting in the emails lets you email assignments and results from the app. I don’t save this anywhere except in the app on your device. Ever.
      • after typing in one, the app remembers the ending and takes a guess at the next student’s email, which should save some typing
    • putting in the student id enables a cool feature – you can then send a zip file full of photos to the app and it will match them to the students (eg 1234.jpg becomes the photo for the student with id 1234)
  • Mark assignments for the student directly here
  • See the attendance data to see trends
  • Look at the comment log and add new comments

Class screen – Assignment list

  • See how many students have completed an assignment through the green progress bar
    • When all have done it, the progress bar empties
    • Assignments that are still due are coloured blue, others dim to grey
  • See the average score or grade for each assignment
  • Tap on the icon on the left to view (and change) the assignment’s image, which is handy if you’re setting assignments by taking photos of the board
  • Add a new assignment and typing its name in the prompt to go to the assignment screen…

Assignment screen

  • The due date is automatically set for the next lesson, but you can edit this
  • Write a description or take a photo of the whiteboard if it’s already written there
  • Change the Grade Set name
    • there are a few default options, but you can define your own from the settings screen
    • tapping on the (i) icon reveals the grade boundaries
  • Grade students’ work by tapping on the space and either typing, picking or toggling the mark
    • Categorical grades with 4 or fewer grade options automatically use toggles, otherwise they use a picker wheel
  • Tapping edit also lets you change the title of the assignment
  • Tap the Share Sheet icon to get email options
    • Send the whole class an email with the assignment details and photo
    • After marking, send each student an email with their own score

Settings screen

  • Watch the intro video
  • Create a new timetable
    • This also backs up your current one – but NOT the photos at the moment
  • Backup your timetable
    • Options to save the data and email it
    • All backups are stored in the iTunes folder in case you want to sync them to your pc
  • Edit grade boundary sets
    • Choose which set you are going to edit at the top
    • Decide if it is going to be categorical (letters only), or numerical
    • Put in the min and max scores
    • Add as many boundaries as you want
      • The app will sort them by numerical value
      • Even letter grades have numerical values so the app can calculate averages
      • I like using the ‘completion only’ set and just tick off when work is done, putting in a question mark if I’ve sent it back
  • Put your email in so you can be cc’ed into all emails
  • Tweaking options
    • Keep the display
      • bad for battery, but good for sanity if you are using this a lot and find unlocking your phone awkward
      • turn off photos, in case you can’t make use of that feature
      • stop showing times on the timetable to save a little screen space
      • turn on quick random mode
  • Send me an email!

Anti-Grammar Snob


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Ammunition to retaliate or thank  the grammar snob in your life
Whether you want to show your appreciation or wind up your personal grammar police, these 50 stickers will help you do it in style.

Includes classic, antagonising retorts such as, “I’ll make less mistakes in future,” as well as helpful comments, like, “Thanks. Keep up the good work.”

To spice it up, show your reaction with the charismatic emoji, blow up the whole comment with an explosion or get across your disdain by plastering police tape over the whole crime scene.

So don’t let the grammar get you down; after all, messaging should be fun.

These stickers are best used by dragging them on to text bubbles, as shown in the screen shot.
Just hold your finger on the sticker until it is peeled up then drag it into position and let go.

Tips on installing Stickers:
– After purchasing, start a conversation with someone as normal.
– Tap the App Store icon next to the iMessage ‘compose’ field (where you type the text message)
– If there is an icon with 4 grey dots in a square in the bottom left, tap that to go to the main list of stickers you have installed
– Swipe through the pages to find the sticker pack you want to use and tap on it
– Swipe up and down to choose a sticker
– Either tap on the sticker to select it then click the blue arrow to send, or drag a sticker up to the conversation window and place it on a message bubble that’s already there

Click here for the Press Kit

Pip the Pup


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Over 50 beautifully hand-drawn stickers of Pip the Labrador Puppy as he plays and eats his way through life. Coming Soon!

– 50+ charismatic pictures
– Lots of variety and expressions
– Common phrases for easy use
– Detailed VoiceOver text

Examples of VoiceOver text:
– Pip the Labrador Pup is holding a mobile phone up to one ear. Ring Ring goes the phone.
– Pip the Labrador Pup is clinging desperately to someone’s leg as they stride off, dragging Pip along the ground.
– Pip the Labrador Pup is reaching up to the window to see if anyone is coming yet.

If you like these, you may also like the Penguin Bo sticker sets that are also on the app store, with animated and traditional packs to choose from.

Click here for the Press Kit

Poe Bear


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Poe Bear will help you express yourself as you feel the cold this winter in an exciting range of 32 stickers.
Each sticker has been lovingly hand-drawn in our own unique style.

– 32 beautiful stickers with Poe the Polar Bear
– Lots of variety of expressions
– Text on the sticker makes your message clear
– Detailed VoiceOver text for users of Accessibility make these suitable for everyone

Examples of VoiceOver text:
– Poe Bear is raised on his hind quarters with paws raised and a big open mouth as he grwls at you. In front of him is the word, Grrr. Carved chunkily out of purplish ice
– Poe Bear is sitting on the words, Merry Christmas. Carved chunkily out of purplish ice. As he makes adjustments to the bauble decorations
– Poe Bear is looking concerned as he floats on a tiny chunk of ice. Help!

If you like these, you may also like the Penguin Bo sticker sets that are also on the app store, with animated and traditional packs to choose from.

Click here for the Press Kit

Jet the Cat Animated


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Jet returns in a series of beautiful animated stickers as he goes about his usual business.

With 14 smooth and charismatic animated stickers you’ll find this pack has great variety and stunning value.

– 14 animated stickers
– Full accessibility descriptions
– Optimized images so they are detailed but quick to send

Examples of VoiceOver text:
– Claws pierce their way through the screen and a mean looking eye peers through the gap. But then Jet the Cat pushes his way through the little hole and blinks cutely. Hello, it says.
– Jet the cat has a furrowed brow as he sadly wipes a solitary tear from his eyes. He sits sadly.
– Jet the cat is walking to the left, but something makes him stop, turn and say, “Huh?” with a question mark.

If you like these, you may also like the original Jet the Cat sticker pack

Click here for the Press Kit