SnapWorks is a Mobile application designed for schools to engage their community of Students, Parents, Teachers, administrators and vendors. Designed to work in conjunction with School Information Systems (SIS) and Learning Management Systems (LMS), SnapWorks provides schools the vital platform to engage their community in real time and on the mobile environment.
SnapWorks provides parents and students with 24×7 access to school and classroom related information to effectively manage the learning process to benefit students. Parents have the information digitally on their phone while at work or away and students can refer to homework, notes or any material posted by the teacher.
Teachers have seen their “classroom chores” reduced and simplified giving them over 15% more time to teach! Over 85% of teachers have reported better preparation by the students. And, 1000’s of trees saved!
SnapWorks allows schools to “go digital” with the no investment in technology or resources. Snaphomework is free to schools, parents and students making this platform the most cost effective means to transform to a digital classroom.
Schools using SnapWorks see several benefits:
Equality of Education – Snaphomework brings the benefits of a digital classroom through availability of education materials and real-time classroom updates by teachers. All parents and students can access the school material at the same time.
Uniqueness and Fun in Learning – Teachers and schools can customize and curate the education materials to share with students and parents. Use of videos enhance the fun of learning while engaging students to learn faster.
Digital Communication with the community of parents and students – SnapWorks makes it easy for teachers and schools to engage parents and help parents to keep track of what their children are learning in the classroom.
Productivity and Accessibility – parents and students have access to all school related information on their mobile and through the cloud making it easy for them to stay engaged both in the classroom and in the living-room, bridging the divide seamlessly.
Eco-friendly – SnapWorks enables schools to be free of using paper. All communications from the school – from homework to school notices and exam reviews are done digitally
Digital Delivery – Content including text books, class work and notes can be delivered to the student digitally – available for use in the classroom or at home. Even documents such as permission slips can be sent to the parents to sign digitally from their mobile and giving teachers the ability to know which parent has signed and the ones pending.
SnapWorks was launched in January 2015 as Snap Homework, designed to simplify teacher engagement with their parents and students from the classroom. Within a short period of 4 months, over 50 schools and several hundred teachers piloted the platform successfully with their classrooms. In 2016, over 250,000 teachers, parents and students successfully used SnapHomework. SnapHomework is currently used in over 5000 schools globally with millions of communications (e.g., homework, worksheets, messages, links, videos) between teachers, parents and students.
SnapSign, an integrated capability was introduced in September 2016. This feature allowed teachers and school administrators to send all the school related documents to be signed by parents on their mobile.
In April 2017, a Mobile Payment system was launched as part of the SnapWorks mobile platform. SnapPay allows schools to integrate all their payment needs – from students fees, classroom and school campaigns, books and uniform. Parents are provided numerous choices for payment and the convenience of paying and tracking on their mobile – in a highly secure environment.
SnapHomework is a capability designed to simplify teacher engagement with their parents and students from the classroom. A unique feature of the application is the one-way communication between teachers and students and parents, designed specifically to be non-disruptive to a teacher’s daily routine. Teachers and administrators could easily post classroom updates using their mobile phones from the classroom. Homework, reference exam papers and solutions, lab videos, everyday diary updates are all done simply with a click and send!
SnapSign, integrated as part of the SnapHomework platform, allowed teachers and school administrators to send all the school related documents to be signed by parents on their mobile. Teachers and administrators could easily monitor and track users who have not signed while all signed documents are stored in the cloud for easy retrieval.
Finally, SnapPay allows schools to integrate all their payment needs – from students fees, classroom and school campaigns, books and uniform. Parents are provided numerous choices for payment and the convenience of paying and tracking on their mobile – in a highly secure environment.
The app can be had at App Store for iPhone/iPad and Google Play Store for Android users.
Entrepreneur and Technology Enthusiast | Started Varshyl Technologies, a web and mobile application development company, helping companies build and promote their digital presence. Co-founded Snapworks – a mobile first communication platform for schools. Outside VT, enjoys his morning workouts, reading biographies and golf.