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Community School Builder is pleased to provide a fully integrated web 2.0 communication platform for our schools and districts.  Every solution includes the following Education Package components for the one same hosting price and it is 100% E-Rate eligible. We do not charge for each extension, nor do we break out pricing on “basic” or “advanced” packages. We offer everything in one package so they are available for you to use at any time. As the web evolves we will always add new features to enhance your site and they will always be available to you for no charge. Examples include integration of Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Flickr, and more (please note this list merely highlights the major features and is not meant to be exhaustive, as there are just too many features like photo slideshows, weather modules, Google Analytics, etc. so if we missed something you would like, just ask it is probably available!)

Powerful Web Based Editor

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Our Editor adds a set of tools to your web site environment that gives you the power to create the kind of content you want, without limitations, and without needing to know or learn HTML, XHTML, CSS, etc. in real time on the web page. Submit, edit, publish, un-publish, schedule to publish or un-publish, set user access, and much more. Preview

Individual Teacher Sites

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Allow teachers/users the ability to create not just a blog but a mini-website within your website. The teachers/users can post assignments, podcasts, pictures, and more. The user has the ability to have multiple pages and the option to allow or not allow comments to be posted Preview

Multi-User Blog

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MyBlog is a feature-filled, simple to use, user friendly and powerful blog component. MyBlog features front-end blog editing with Dashboard, RSS feeds, Technorati pings, Trackbacks, support for multiple blog users, avatar support for Gravatar and Community Builder and much more. Preview

Form Builder

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The Form Builder is a professional form creator, easy to use by beginners and pros alike, giving the user extended flexibility in the matter of forms creation. The Form Builder will help you to create forms in seconds. Very powerful ,with new features, this professional form manager was created to improve user experience and functionality. Preview

Flash Picture Gallery

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The Picture Gallery is a Flash-based tool which allows you to create eye-catching slide shows of your pictures on the web. The small footprint of the Flash clips and an intelligent loading of resources allow even dial up users to have a seamless experience viewing your photos. Preview

Video Gallery

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The Video Gallery is a feature rich tool which allows you to offer a video platform to create and share local video in wmv,mpg,mp3,and swf files and direct linking to over 35 video servers, like youtube, google, revver, break etc Preview

Automated Newsletter Mailer

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Our Newsletter Mailing system is designed with ease of use and robustness in mind. It can handle an unlimited number of newsletters with an unlimited number of subscribers with just a few clicks. Regular newsletters are one of the best ways to keep visitors interested in your site and keeps them coming back. Preview

Community Forums

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A forum is public meeting place for open discussion of various topics. Online, a forum may also be referred to as a bulletin board or discussion area. Forums come in all shapes and sizes. The main objective is to provide an area where users can interact with questions, answers and discussions on a given topic. There are literally thousands and thousands of topical forums online. Each forum usually states the topic and tries to keep the discussions on topic. However, this can often vary from forum to forum. This can be a very powerful means of communication for parents, teachers, students, and administration by providing a platform for the sharing of ideas, homework help, general ideas, etc. You could also use a forum to gather data in a less traditional way rather than survey based. Preview

Calendar System

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The calendar system is a robust online calendar system that allows for general district calendars to individual calendars. Use a 3rd party application that supports iCalendar such as Outlook 2007, Apple iCal, and Mozilla Sunbird to view and / or update the calendar while you're on the go. Other people can subscribe to your calendar to easily view your schedule or add an appointment to a calendar shared by your group. The features are extensive so please view the features tab. Preview

Online Learning Management System (LMS)

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Train your faculty, staff, students, and parents with this amazing light weight component. Online training allows everyone the ability to participate in professional development activities at their own pace. You can make some training items compulsory or optional with the ability to require a test to be taken upon completion of the training. Preview

School Store

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The School Store is a robust, featured filled e-commerce shopping cart solution that is fully integrated into the website. The shopping cart can handled an unlimited number of products, categories, attributes (such as size, color). Please check the feature tab for more information. Please note that additionalcharges may apply such as purchase of an SSL Certificate and setup fees. Preview

Private Messaging

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The private messaging system allows users of your website to easily communicate with each other. Many Districts/Schools face the challenge providing student email accounts. The private messaging system is set to an alternative by providing a simple, yet effective means of communication. Users can only send and receive from within your community. Messages are archived in the database and the system is capable of creating distribution lists and attachments. Additionally, the private messaging system will copy a traditional email to the recipient so you don’t have to worry about messages in two different places. Preview

Email Updates (Listserve)

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Always stay informed with Email updated news that allows registered users to e-mail subscribe to news categories. News articles on the web site are scanned at the selected interval and mailings can trigger automatically. For example, a parent can subscribe to her child’s teacher and when the teacher posts new homework assignments, the parent is automatically emailed the home work assignments that have been posted. Preview

Help Desk

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The help desk is a great way for your staff to perform a maintenance request or technical assistance. Teacher can submit a ticket through the system which will email the person in charge of each category. The ticket can then be assigned to a particular person for completion and priorities can be set when assigning. When the request has been taken care of the ticket can be closed.

The advantage of implementing this system is the ability to track request in a database format and makes it easy to determine campus trends, or trends from particular users. This provides the useful information to run a more effective campus and a useful tool to help make sure your teacher’s needs are being addressed. Preview

Survey System

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The survey system helps schools by conducting surveys of your stakeholders to gain anonymous responses to questions that you feel are relevant to your operation. For example, you may want to conduct a campus wide survey to evaluate your safe and drug free program compliance reports or even a needs assessment to help you with your NCLB application. Gain useful information with results that can be view graphically or exported to a spreadsheet.

Job Postings

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Offer job postings on your school web site. Your users can browse jobs or search by job title and apply immediately online. Human resources can add jobs and update job status throughout the hiring process. The administrator can approve or deny any job and controls publishing status. Preview

 

Twitter Integration

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With the growth and popularity of Twitter it has also emerged as a great way for school/districts to communicate rapidly with their stakeholders without increased costs. Subscribers to the school/district Twitter account with notify them via text message updated Tweets and the Tweets will automatically be included on the school/district website. Preview

Document Manager

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The document manager is a document repository system for uploading, downloading, opening, or editing important school documents. With this component you can manage documents across multiple categories and subcategories and make them available to the public. You can also set permissions so that only certain users or user group can access the documents. This is especially important for sharing and working on sensitive documents from a central location. Administration has the ability to be notified by email of new posting and to decide if it should be posted or denied. Preview

Commenting System

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The commenting system allows user to comment on articles posted on your website. The permission are fully definable and comes with the ability to moderate so you don’t have to worry about negative information or foul language being posted. Additionally, you define the areas that users are able to comment. This provides an effective communication tool to give or receive feedback about the content on your site. Preview

Language Translation

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Present your content to users in EIGHT languages. This module gives the power of Google translation to your website. The eight language translations included in this are: English to French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Korean, Japanese and Simplified Chinese.This is a dream come true for web site owners who have content in English but want multilingual users.

RSS Feeds

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Why RSS? Benefits and Reasons for using RSS

RSS solves a problem for people who regularly use the web. It allows you to easily stay informed by retrieving the latest content from the sites you are interested in. You save time by not needing to visit each site individually. You ensure your privacy, by not needing to join each site's email newsletter. Preview

Last modified on Wednesday, 02 September 2015 02:29

Community Schoool Builder

Community School Builder provides an array of extremely easy to use and intuitive web-based applications. Our package has been designed by educators for educators to provide the tools needed by today's educational institutions. We provide a complete turn-key package for one low price and do not charge for individual applications. What you see is what you get. We encourage you to visit our education package for more details about the communication and collaboration tools included.

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