Tags archives: iOS

  • Lately, there has been increased discussion of coaching communication partners, and collecting data to track the effectiveness and frequency of modeling. For example, PrAACtical AAC posted a sample data collection form this week. As an AAC Specialist working in a school district, I'd like to share how I use Percentally Pro 2 - my iOS app for data collection - to track the progress of communication partners (e.g., staff, parents, peers) modeling with aided language stimulation. When coaching communication partners such as special education staff, I assess modeling across a variety of communicative functions: ask a question, comment, protest, request, and share information. In Percentally Pro 2, I start by enabling zeroes for measurements (More > Options > Include Zeroes ON (as indi[...]

  • Percentally Pro 2.4.2 is now available. Here’s a list of what’s new: • Configurable option to include zeroes in measurements for charts, data rings, email, CSV, etc. • Update to Swift 3 • Minor bug fixes If you like the new features, please leave a comment on the iOS App Store listing for Percentally Pro 2. If you have feedback, please email support@expressive-solutions.com.

  • Raffleway 1.2.1 is now available. Here’s a list of what’s new: ◦ Add support for scanning Data Matrix barcodes ◦ Update code to Swift 3 ◦ Update Watch connectivity ◦ Bug fixes If you like the new features, please leave a comment on the iOS App Store listing for Raffleway. If you have feedback, please email support@expressive-solutions.com.

  • Percentally Pro version 2.4.1 is now available. Here’s a list of what’s new: • Performance enhancements for backup to Dropbox and Mail • Edit goals in the Goal Bank • Views added for goal type • Bug fix for quotes in the CSV file • Bug fix for calculating averages • Other minor enhancements and bug fixes If you like the new features, please leave a comment on the iOS App Store listing for Percentally Pro 2. If you have feedback, please email support@expressive-solutions.com.

  • After you add a goal to the Goal Bank in Percentally Pro 2, you can edit the goal’s title and type (e.g., Percentally, Tally). If the goal was previously assigned to a student, any edits to the goal in the Goal Bank do not effect the assigned goal. The following steps will allow you to edit the goal in the Goal Bank: Tap the Goal Bank tab Select a goal (e.g., 3-4 word sentences) that was previously added Tap on the title of the goal (e.g., 3-4 word sentences) Edit the goal title (e.g., 4-5 word sentences) Select a type (e.g., Percentally, Tally) Tap Save For more information, check out the Percentally website page.  

  • Percentally Pro version 2.4 is now available. Here’s a list of what’s new: • All new feature for adding photos to each note. The user-friendly feature enables you to take a photo or choose one from your photo library, zoom the photo, page between photos, and more. Add up to 5 photos per note. • Export student data to Dropbox • Export a note's photos as PDF to Dropbox • Share backup files to and from Dropbox • Bug fixes If you like the new features, please leave a comment on the iOS App Store listing for Percentally Pro 2. If you have feedback, please email support@expressive-solutions.com.

  • Sometimes it's just easier to take a picture for the purpose of note taking. Well, Percentally Pro 2 has you covered with a feature for taking photos or choosing photos from your photo library. Then, you can export a note with your photos. The following steps will allow you to add photos and to export a note: Add photos to a note Tap the Students tab Select a student Tap the + to add a new note Tap ‘Add Photo’ or the Camera button Add a photo by using your device’s Camera or Photo Library. You may add up to 5 photos per note. Tap Save Export a note Follow steps 1-6 in ‘Add photos to a note’ With the Notes segment selected, tap on a note's date Tap the action button (box with arrow going out) Select a method (e.g., Mail, Dropbox) for sharing your note For mo[...]

  • It's the end of the school year and time to clean up. It's good to clean up your paperwork, but it's also important to clean up your digital work. If you're using Percentally Pro 2, you can delete items that you no longer need in the app. Before you start deleting, I recommend that you export and backup your data. You should export all student data for progress summaries and your records. To export student data, check out this tutorial: http://expressive-solutions.com/percentally-pro-2-export-student-data/. In the unfortunate case that you delete more than you wanted, you'll also want a backup file to restore. To backup and restore your data, check out this tutorial: http://expressive-solutions.com/percentally-pro-2-backup-and-restore-data/. In Percentally Pro 2, there are various de[...]

  • Percentally Pro version 2.3 is now available. Here’s a list of what's new: • Input quantitative data for a selected student during an active session • Export Averages/Sums for a range of dates • Add/Remove students to/from a session that started • Enhanced undo feature • Bug fixes If you like the new features, please leave a comment on the iOS App Store listing for Percentally Pro 2. If you have feedback, please email support@expressive-solutions.com.

  • When you’re collecting data in Percentally Pro 2, you may want to input specific values for your students’ goals. The opportunity may arise if the Undo button is not enabled, you need to recreate data collected outside of the app, or to fix tallying mistakes. The following steps will allow you to input quantitative data for a selected student: 1. Follow steps 1-3 in ‘Collect Data’ 2. With a given student selected, tap the Input button (rounded square with a 1 in the middle) 3. Select a field to input data for the desired goal 4. Tap the Previous and Next buttons to navigate the text fields corresponding with your student’s goals 5. If you want to reset all values to 0, tap the Reset button 6. Tap the Save button to save the changes For more information, check out the Percentally[...]

    I am currently doing a Udacity course in which I need to post how I can add functionality to an iOS app we’re building to play sound. So, I decided to write a post regarding how to play a sound indefinitely, given that I was previously shown how to play a soun[...]

  • Percentally Pro version 2.2 is now available. Here’s a list of what's new: • Export line charts as a PDF file • Enhanced tally view for collecting quantitative data • Data type (Percentally or Tally) identified under student's goal title • Delete All Options for goals, students, and sessions • Bug fixes If you like the new features, please leave a comment on the iOS App Store listing for Percentally Pro 2. If you have feedback, please email support@expressive-solutions.com.