ThinkWave Educator 3.0 has an intutive, easy-to-use, interface
that can be learned quickly. Multiple classes can be maintained in a single
gradebook. There is no need to click multiple times to access different classes.
Flexible grading options
Teachers can use an
all-points grading system or a flexible grading system that can
include points, letter grades, check, check plus, and any other custom
grading scheme. Teachers can use assignment type weighting, for
example making Tests 30%, Homework 40%, Projects 15% and
Participation 15%. Teachers can also create their own assignment
ThinkWave Educator 3.0 includes powerful report generating capabilities.
Reports are generated as professionally-formatted, ready-to-print,
.pdf documents (not as .html pages found in some gradebooks.) Reports
can be customized with an image logo and header, as well as with
multiple other customization options.
Upload assignments and handouts online
Go green! Save on paper and toner cartidges. ThinkWave Educator 3.0
provides the functionality of a learning management system with
the ability to upload homework and handouts online.
Uploaded files can be up to 25MB each. Supported file formats include almost any file
type. For example: .pdf, .doc, picture files, movie files and others. Homework is available for
students and parents to download online. The upload function can also be used to
organize your handouts in one place. No need to email files between home and
school - handouts and lesson plans are available online from any computer.
Collect homework from students online
ThinkWave Educator 3.0 offers the powerful ability to collect homework from
students online. Students upload their homework files with an easy-to-use upload
function. Files are immediately available to the teacher in the gradebook.
Uploaded files are organized for the teacher by assignment and date.
Grades Online for students and parents
ThinkWave Educator 3.0 improves
communication with students and families. Individual, password-protected
accounts let students and parents view classroom information.
The detailed, day-to-day summary of student progress includes overall results,
graded assignments and upcoming assignments. Usage
of Grades Online correlates with improved student achievement
by improving organization and allowing for early intervention.
ThinkWave Educator 3.0 displays information automatically, without
any additional action by teachers.
ThinkWave includes blogging software. Blog posts and announcements can be directed to all students and parents, particular groups of students, or specific classes. Multiple files can be uploaded and associated with blog posts.
Easy to use from any computer
ThinkWave Educator 3.0 is completely web based.
This means there is no software to install. Teachers can access data from school or home.
ThinkWave 3.0 can be used with any modern
web browser including Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari. It can
be used on PC, MAC, Linux and iPad.
Free gradebook and premium gradebook
ThinkWave Educator is available as a free, ad-supported version, or
as a premium version for $49.95
per teacher / year. To learn more about the differences, see the