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We love efficiency, simplicity, and productivity. We know your time is valuable. And we believe using paper for your seating charts is absolutely crazy!
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Fantastic Seating Charts, Attendance, Photos, Random Student Selector
Quickly export a copy of your class attendance record
Export a PDF version of your seating chart via email or to Dropbox!
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"I love this teacher app!!! I love how I can take attendance and tardies by touch of a button." – Mike
"It has made my teaching life so much easier!" – Susan
"The seating plan feature in Smart Seat makes this the best app for keeping attendance records. I also love the 'random' student selection feature...well done!" – Glen
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This app lets you create seating charts with desks on a grid, record and export attendance, choose random students for class participation, make student notes, and store student photos all in one place. Move students around by dragging and dropping students. Generate a PDF version of your seating charts (with photos) as a backup or to give to substitute teachers. Take role easily by tapping on absent, tardy, or excused students. Create spreadsheets of your class attendance records and then easily transcribe the records to your school's attendance system. Load student photos to help you quickly learn student names. Make notes about each student. Export student records to e-mail. Create a custom desk layout by starting with a grid pattern that you choose, then hide selected desks. Go paperless!
● Load student names using three options: from e-mail attachment, type in, or copy and paste. See our website FAQ for more info.
● Drag and drop students to change seating arrangement.
● Choose how you want your seating chart to look: show student nicknames, full names, or photos plus nickname.
● Export and print PDF seating charts.
● Record attendance by simply tapping on the student to mark Absent, Tardy, or Excused. Default state is Present.
● View, export, and print a spreadsheet of class attendance records for a range of dates that you select (up to 1 year).
● Choose students at random for class participation and class discussion.
● Use the "flashcard" feature to quickly learn student names. Toggle between photos and names by tapping on the class title at the top of the seating chart.
● Tap on a student to access attendance history, notes, and to load a photo using your mobile device's photo album or camera.
● Use the classroom layout screen to change the number of rows and columns by panning up/down and left/right.
● Customize classroom layouts by creating a grid pattern for your desks, and then hiding selected desks.
● Scramble option allows instant creation of new seating arrangement.
● Add new students to class roster.
● Maximum size desk layout is 15x15 for iPhone/iPod touch and 30x30 for iPad.
● Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, iOS 5.0 or later. 2nd generation iPod touch no longer supported.
● Delete students by swiping student name in roster.
● To save a PDF copy of your seating chart in Dropbox, install the free Dropbox app. From the seating chart tap More, Chart Options, View PDF Chart, and tap the export button in the upper right corner.
● If your .txt file is not loading, copy the list of student names directly from your email. Create a class in Smart Seat using the “Type or Paste Names” option.
● Tap the title bar to enter flash card mode in which the student photos are shown but the names are hidden.
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What's New in Version 3.5
A new color scheme with higher contrast.
Needs one big fix
I really like the idea of this app, and I thought it had everything I needed from the description. Unfortunately after paying and downloading, I realized that the “custom desk layouts” are limited to simple grids. This is not how most classrooms are organized anymore, so the app became unusable for me. I often have tables with 4 students, or some desks pushed up against others. I’m hoping the app author updates to allow us to freely move the desk formations to reflect our actual rooms. Then this would become a five star app.
Not for me
Sadly, I spent $4.99 in order to learn that this app does NOT do what I need. The attendance aspect isn't as clear as I would like, but the seating chart disappointed me. I do NOT stay in the same classroom (teach in a university), so I have different seating arrangements. Once I made one seating layout, it automatically applied to all of them. Also, students were randomly populated into the seating chart. While I could rearrange them, it was inconvenient.
Can't email charts
This app would suit my needs, however, I cannot email attendance reports and seating charts from the app. I send an email from the app, but never receive it. I've tried sending it to others and they don't receive anything either. Without this function, it renders the app useless. I've tried contacting their customer support and don't get a response.
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- Updated: Jan 09, 2016
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- Size: 1.7 MB
- Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.