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Solid Foundation

Over the past several months, we’ve made a large number of internal changes to the site to improve page load times across the board. Some of these internal changes are also setting the groundwork for some highly requested features :) This week at MSB: We’ve made some changes to our network configuration to ensure continued [...]

June 27th, 2018|Product Features|

RemindMe! Email & SMS reminders improved!

We've tweaked the Email and SMS reminders so that duplicate reminders are not sent if you entered the parent's email address (or phone number) in the details of a child student. No more annoying copies sent twice! Our latest improvements: The Revenue and Expense Report has been optimized so that it generates much more quickly [...]

June 6th, 2018|Product Features|

Take a Picture, It Will Last Longer!

In this week's update, we've improved the face detection for profile pictures. It wasn't acting consistently before, but now when you add or update a profile picture for a student or a teacher, it will automatically center on that person's face! Other improvements, great and small: The formatting of the printed attendance notes has been [...]

May 29th, 2018|Product Features|

This, That & The Other Thing

We've got a bit of everything in this week's update! Changes this week include: When you add a profile picture to a student or teacher and no face is automatically detected in that image, the thumbnail will now be the entire image (cropped as a centered square) instead of defaulting to the student/teacher's initials. We've [...]

May 8th, 2018|Product Features|

As a unit of measurement, we think “titch” is in metric.

The "Balance Paid/Balance Owing" text and color in the Parent Portal is now consistent with the Teacher Portal. So when parents and adult students sign into the Portal, their "Account & Invoices" page will show "Balance Paid" in green and "Balance Owing" is now shown in red! Optimizing for maximum warp! I mean speed! We've [...]

April 24th, 2018|Product Features|

Faster! Faster!

To infinity... and beyond! We're doing our best to make TutorBird faster and more efficient to serve your school's needs, and we've implemented some optimizations to the Student List page to make it load faster. This will be most noticeable for larger schools!  Some other optimizations are secret (read: boring), so shhh. Other fun things: [...]

April 2nd, 2018|Product Features|

Notification of Notification Preferences

If you haven't already guessed, this week's update involves notifications! We've reworked the email notification options. You can now individually toggle the following email notification from your "My Preferences" page: When a student joins a lesson through the Student Portal When a parent/student cancels a lesson through the Student Portal When a parent/student disables email [...]

March 13th, 2018|Product Features|

Everybody Gets a Cancellation SMS!

You get a SMS! And you get a SMS! Everybody gets a Cancellation SMS! Building on our previous update; when you cancel a day's worth of events in the Calendar, you'll now see the option to notify all affected students and parents by SMS. Prior to this change, the SMS option was only available when [...]

March 6th, 2018|Product Features|

Happy Fix-It Tuesday!

Fix-It Tuesday might not be an official holiday, but here at TutorBird we decided you might like a pick-me-up after the long weekend. And so, we've made some changes! New Features: Building on last week's changes, you can now create a Student Details Report with blank lines so that parents/students can fill in missing information [...]

February 20th, 2018|Product Features|

Student Details, Report!

Atten-hut! I apologize for our terrible puns and misuse of commas. New reports are now live in TutorBird! You can now create a 1-page Student Details Report with all the information in one student's account. Share these PDFs with your fellow teachers, keep them on file, or send them to parents to verify you have [...]

February 12th, 2018|Product Features|