#1 software for preschool progress reports

Support early learning with progress reports

Support early learning with progress reports

Log observations, track progress, and share learning milestones with families in brightwheel.

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Brightwheel makes it easy to track student progress

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Streamlined milestone tracking

Quickly record and manage key developmental milestones across any learning framework.

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Customizable portfolio templates

Create portfolio templates to save time and maintain consistency across your program.

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Easy sharing with families

Share each child’s learning journey with families to foster stronger family engagement and support.

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Simplified assessment practices

Utilize a structured assessment format that aligns with state standards or your own learning framework.

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Streamlined milestone tracking

Quickly record and manage key developmental milestones across any learning framework.

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Customizable portfolio templates

Create portfolio templates to save time and maintain consistency across your program.

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Easy sharing with families

Share each child’s learning journey with families to foster stronger family engagement and support.

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Simplified assessment practices

Utilize a structured assessment format that aligns with state standards or your own learning framework.

Enhance learning outcomes with preschool progress reports

Early education resources

Support children’s growth with developmentally-appropriate activities

Promote learning across developmental domains:

  • Access 100+ activity ideas that support language, social-emotional, cognitive, and physical development
  • Learn what activities best support each age group
  • Enhance learning at your program

Brightwheel has more ways to support your childcare program

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Billing & payments

Send automated invoices, accept online payments, and get paid on time. 90% of preschools report that more families pay on time with brightwheel.

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Center management

Simplify administrative tasks with brightwheel’s all-in-one app & save up to 20 hours per month. Stay compliant with digital check-ins, health checks, and room ratio tracking.

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Communication

Build quality connections with families and staff. 95% of administrators & staff report brightwheel improves communication with families.

Frequently asked questions

A preschool progress report is a comprehensive document that provides valuable insights into a child’s progress in key developmental areas such as social-emotional, language, cognitive, and physical skills over a period of time. The primary purpose of a progress report is to effectively communicate a child’s growth and areas of improvement to parents or guardians. It encourages collaboration between educators and families, ensuring everyone is aware of the child’s progress and can take necessary steps to support their success.

The learning and observations feature in brightwheel allows you to log student activities, aligning them with state standards or learning frameworks. These observations serve as a valuable tool for monitoring progress towards specific developmental milestones. Moreover, they can be shared with families, fostering a strong connection to their child’s development.

Additionally, brightwheel enables you to easily generate, download, and print comprehensive learning reports, both for individual children and entire classrooms. This streamlined approach ensures easy tracking of learning progress while meeting licensing requirements.

Yes, our templates are fully customizable, enabling you to craft reports that reflect your educational philosophy and the unique attributes of each child.

Yes! Brightwheel supports early learning standards for all 50 states, and we are currently working to add all US territories. Brightwheel also has observation and learning frameworks for Desired Results Developmental Profiles (DRDP), Montessori Early Learning/Development Indicators, and EEL Skill Continuum (automatically enabled for programs who have upgraded to use Experience Curriculum).

With brightwheel, you can easily share a child’s portfolio, including observations and work samples, directly with families through the app. You can also view and export a summary of each child’s learning progress across any learning framework, providing families with a clear understanding of their child’s growth.

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