Feature: Trending Apps Being Used at Each Campus
The trending apps section of CatchOn is one of the most popular features of the platform, and one all users will want to check in on regularly to identify applications used in your school district whether or not you have purchased licenses. No matter your role, the Trending Applications tool in CatchOn can provide you with valuable insight into your district’s technology usage. For example:
- District technology leaders can look for applications violating Student Data Privacy regulations.
- Curriculum directors can compare usage of preferred apps to other, similar applications being used.
- Finance teams can see the usage of apps with purchased licenses compared to free applications that could save the district money.
Upon discovery of an application trending in your district, one of your first questions is likely to be which schools are accessing the app. To find out quickly from the trending apps screen, simply click on the “Users Per Campuses” button in the app’s tile. This will provide you with a drop down featuring a list of the top 10 campuses using the selected application ordered by number of unique users.
Knowing which schools are using different trending applications can help you decide whether or not to approve application usage. For example:
- Is one of your highest performing campuses using a tool you were previously unaware of? You might consider purchasing the tool for the rest of the district.