Change List

Find a history of updates to Life Skills GO here.

Life Skills GO Version 2.6.2 (October 23 2020)


For Teachers:
Updated UI for notifications on bigger and smaller screens

For Students:
No Changes

For Parents:
No Changes

The Platform:
  • Extended access to all lessons on Life Skills GO for free trial users.
Bug Fixes:
  • Fixed text display of student journal in Reporting Dashboard for teachers.
  • Fixed previewing weather report from lesson preview for teachers.
  • Fixed issue with check for invalid student list excel upload in Student Dashboard for teachers.

Life Skills GO Version 2.6.1 (October 9 2020)

For Teachers:
  • A notification will now be sent to you when your session is about to expire. You will have the option to re-authenticate before automatically being logged out.
  • ‘Curriculum Report’ can now be downloaded instantly without the need to be refreshed.
  • Updated Executive Report for Term 4.
  • Added check for file type for Student List upload, in Student Dashboard, to be either a xls, xlsx or csv type.
For Students:
No Changes

For Parents:
No Changes

The Platform:
  • Updated API method for computing Executive Report and made it more efficient.
  • Improved management system for User Account Settings.
Bug Fixes:
  • Fixed issue with editing School Template Units where previously removed lessons were not removed in Class units.
  • Fixed issue with assigning lessons according to local time.

Life Skills GO Version 2.6.0 (September 11 2020)

For Teachers:
  • Improvements to teacher reporting. Reports now load as the page is scrolled, leading to increased performance and a better user experience.
  • Notifications can now be interacted with. Clicking on a notification will now open up the full notification in the notification centre.
  • Updates to the editing of class units to ensure previous date settings are not automatically overwritten.
For Students:
  • Attempted lessons will now appear in orange, and can be resumed to the last attempted activity.
  • Students will now be prompted to select their class when they first login.
  • Games that fail to load will now display an error, and allow the student to continue with the lesson.
For Parents:
  • Added in new notification centre to parent application.
The Platform:
Significant platform changes made to increase performance and better handle user requests.
Performance improvements to the loading of reporting data and class units should see students login and get started faster, as well as teachers loading into class activity quickly.Bug Fixes:
  • Fixed issues with student journal allowing the deletion of the text box, which caused students to be unable to enter text.
  • Fixed issues with the display of student rewards on some devices
  • Fixed an issue where teachers could select “All” in the student management dashboard and a student would be missing.
  • Fixed an issue with the proper calculation of exec report data.

Life Skills GO Version 2.5.0 (August 14 2020)

For Teachers:

  • Class badges. You can now receive badges through teacher led mode for your whole class. Badges can be viewed in teacher led mode, or in your Student Management Dashboard. You can also award your class with the focus area badges! Please Note: This will not give the badges to every individual student (not yet!).
  • Improved teacher login experience.
  • Badges can now be awarded to students from the Reporting Dashboard
  • Your class' complete lessons will now be marked off when assigning a new unit or creating your own. If you try and create a unit with a completed lesson, you will be prompted to confirm.
  • When creating a custom unit, you can now use our lesson information dropdown to get an overview an overview of outcomes and activities for each lesson.
  • When creating a custom unit, lessons are now marked by their type. Introductory lessons are linear, and Self Directed lessons give students more agency to explore.

For Students:

  • New congratulatory animation when completing a lesson.
  • Added in an End of Lesson Journal activity for Introductory lessons.
  • Stage 1 students can now engage in an End of Lesson activity (Team Mindset - LSGO Soccer).
  • All Self Directed lessons now give seeds to students.

For Parents:

  • No Changes

The Platform:

No Changes

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed issues with student quiz answers appearing over the submit button when containing images.
  • Fixed issues with the display of class reporting on mobile devices.
  • Fixed a loading issue that caused problems when assigning new units.

Life Skills GO Version 2.4.0 (July 31 2020)

For Teachers:

  • Added Teacher Led mode reporting (now appears as Teacher Led in your lesson report). This can be used to track your class’ responses while running Life Skills GO on an Interactive Whiteboard or other classroom device.
  • Updates to the Executive Report. Your school executive will now see progress updates when you complete lessons in teacher led mode, so they have full visibility over lessons completed by your class, either individually or as a team.
  • Printable unit details. All unit details and curriculum information pop-ups now have a print button. You can download and print a PDF of the lesson and curriculum information of any Life Skills GO unit, including your own custom creations!
For Students:
  • Simplified the weather report for Stage 1 and 2. The weather report has now been simplified for students in K-2, and 3-4 allowing a gradual introduction to more complex emotional concepts.

For Parents:
No changes


The Platform:

  • Improved the performance and reliability of our live communication channels to enhance the live reporting and teacher led mode experience.
  • Improved the efficiency of unit assigning and student lesson completion.
Bug Fixes:
  • Fixed an issue with the display of badges awarded by teacher while viewing badges as a student
  • UI improvements to weather report for K-2 and 3-4 students with fewer emotions.
  • Fixed bug in teacher application where the user name was not being updated in profile view after being edited. No logout is required to see this change reflected now.
  • Improved the badge experience for students using mobile devices.

Life Skills GO Version 2.3.0 (July 19 2020)

For Teachers:

  • Added School Leaderboard for School Admins to view seeds collected per student by each class in previous week and Print Certificate for class with maximum seeds per student
  • Added Profile and Award Badge actions in Student Dashboard for each student. The teacher can now view the journal entries of the student, award them badges based on the 21 foci and view the badges collected by the student
  • Updated Video Resources to have appropriate grade tags
  • Added a new Resource Curriculum Map resource under teacher resources, with a full mapping of Life Skills GO printable resources to the AUS and NSW curriculum.

For Students:

  • Added Badges for students for accessing various portions of the platform and view the badges awarded by teachers
  • Redesigned rewards section to enable easy access for students to the Global Goals
  • Added highlighting of lessons completed by student on the dashboard

For Parents:

  • Added Account Setup Wizard for new users to make onboarding experience easier

The Platform:

No Changes

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixes issue with teacher-led mode where teacher could not go back to previous activity after completing the lesson
  • Fixed logout functionality on student app on all pages
  • Fixed issue where students were not redirected to Dashboard while switching from one class to another

Life Skills GO Version 2.2.0 (July 4 2020)

For Teachers:

  • Added Account Setup Wizard for new users to make onboarding experience easier
  • Updated user profile to better manage purchased subscriptions
  • Updated unit creation and recommended unit assign processes to automatically calculate lesson dates.

For Students:

No changes

The Platform:

No changes

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed issue with drawing activity not completing in some cases.
  • Fixed issue with switching between classes and loading of units for students

Life Skills GO Version 2.1.0 (June 19 2020)

For Teachers:

  • Updated UI to be responsive on mobile devices and iPads
  • Added Life Skills GO free trial

For Students:

  • Updated UI to be responsive on mobile devices and iPads

The Platform:

  • Added Life Skills GO free trial

Bug fixes:

No bug fixes

Life Skills GO Version 1.2.24 (May 28 2020)

For Teachers:

  • Added modal on Student Dashboard to enable teachers to add students in class from school student list and through excel sheet upload
  • Students can be added in multiple classes by same or different teachers
  • Added Terms and Conditions modal for new users to agree before proceeding with the application
  • Updated delete action button on Student Dashboard to now only remove student from class

For Students:

  • Enabled students to switch between multiple classes from header and access respective units
  • Saved last visited class by student to view on next login

The Platform:

  • Updated release process as a result of changes in GitLab

Bug fixes:

No bug fixes

Life Skills GO Version 1.2.28 (May 18 2020)

For Teachers:

  • Progress is now saved while creating a custom unit. This can be reloaded when next in the application to continue where you left off.

For Students:

  • Updates student view styles and added icons for lesson view

The Platform:

No changes

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed UI issues with Weather Report, games and videos for students
  • Fixed issues with lesson start date in different time zones

Life Skills GO Version 1.2.27 (April 26 2020)

For Teachers:

  • Added Life Skills GO Shop, integration with Stripe, for users to sign up and purchase direct from the platform.
  • Added grade filter for class list in Assign Unit process for School Admins
  • Added redirect to teacher and parent apps depending on user
  • Added school student list beta for school admin to view and change classes of students in school

For Students:

  • Added student dashboard to display all lessons in the assigned unit
  • Redesigned activity board and overall application view to make it more student friendly
  • Added button to redirect to Dashboard anytime while playing the lesson or after completing the lesson
  • Added error page to dashboard in case no unit has been assigned to the class
  • Redesigned rewards donation
  • Reimplemented feature for live reporting of student activity on teacher dashboard
  • Added standalone Weather Report and Journal for students accessible outside of a lesson

The Platform:

  • Added API's for integration with Stripe for Life Skills Shop and web-hooks to create accounts for users who purchase subscription
  • Added ‘Unsubscribe’ option in emails

Bug fixes:

No changes

Life Skills GO Version 1.2.26 (April 3 2020)

For Teachers:

  • Added tooltips in student dashboard for action buttons
  • Updated error messages for expired accounts
  • Added feature to display QR codes for selected classes for the School Admin

For Students:

No changes

The Platform:

  • Added expiry date for teacher accounts
  • Added feature to send emails to users having 30 days free trial of the application

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed bug related rendering games for students

Life Skills GO Version 1.2.25 (March 20 2020)

For Teachers:

  • Added feature to enable teachers to download drawing activities of students from Unit Report Dashboard
  • Updated resources to include Yoga cards

For Students:

No changes

The Platform:

  • Modified purchasing subscriptions through Shopify

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed view for reporting for drawing activities which were appearing below the screen

Life Skills GO Version 1.2.24 (March 13 2020)

For Teachers:

  • Added feature for School Admin to delete teacher account from School Teachers list
  • Added title of unit on lesson selection page

For Students:

No changes

The Platform:

  • Updated support email.
  • Updates to API default depending on environment.

Bug fixes:

No changes

Life Skills GO Version 1.2.23 (March 6 2020)

For Teachers:

  • Updated access to games through global cloud
  • Added Live Chat Beta feature between teachers and students of active class
  • Updated resource curriculum outcomes to display against each card

For Students:

No changes

The Platform:

  • Improved resource analytics
  • Added security configuration for games.lifeskillsgo.com

Bug fixes:

No changes

Life Skills GO Version 1.2.22 (February 28 2020)

For Teachers:

  • Added search bar to search through lessons using lesson name, description or curriculum code when creating a custom unit
  • Updated analytics for units and classes

For Students:

  • Updated style guide using including new fonts and colours.

The Platform:

  • Improved management of  cloud resources.

Bug fixes:

No changes

Life Skills GO Version 1.2.21 (February 21 2020)

For Teachers:

No changes

For Students:

  • Added button to clear drawing activity

The Platform:

  • Added integration with Shopify to allow automatic sign up to Life Skills GO.

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed issues with executive and unit reports not being able to be updated or viewed

Life Skills GO Version 1.2.20 (February 14 2020)

For Teachers:

  • Updated curriculum dashboard grade level selection according to grades available in class
  • Added description field for for school admin to customise school units
  • Added AppCues to help new user navigate through the platform features smoothly
  • Added navigation between available grade levels in Unit Report Dashboard

For Students:

No changes

The Platform:

  • Updated hosting of audio and resource services to Asia-Pacific

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed issues with audio playing while previewing lesson content as a teacher

Life Skills GO Version 1.2.19 (February 7 2020)

For Teachers:

No changes

For Students:

  • Updated styling of game box

The Platform:

  • Updated methods to serve content according to grades to be more efficient

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed issues regarding editing units for teachers

Life Skills GO Version 1.2.18 (January 31 2020)

For Teachers:

  • Updated Quick Weather Report to open in new tab
  • Updated sidebar links to view features according to role of user
  • Updated access to resources and features such as the Executive Report, limiting only to School Admins

For Students:

No changes

The Platform:

  • Added validation for roles in teacher app to view features exclusive to School Admin

Bug fixes:

No bug fixes

Life Skills GO Version 1.2.17 (January 24 2020)

For Teachers:

  • Redesigned teacher dashboard to split Weather Report, Curriculum, Unit Report and Student Dashboards
  • Redesigned sidebar navigation to take up less space and be contractable
  • Integrated website with the new style guide, with updated fonts and colours.
  • Added filter for first, best and last attempt for student activities in lessons in Unit Report Dashboard
  • New lesson management system for multi stage classes
  • Added lesson start date to help teachers plan lessons for class beforehand
  • Modified Unit Dashboard to display unit completion progress through coloured bars under each lesson
  • Reimplementation of the login as student functionality.

For Students:

  • Updated student application to intelligently serve the End of Lesson Activity according to student grade
  • Added auto progression between lessons based on the date saved by the teacher

The Platform:

  • Added landing page for platform to redirect to teacher or student app to keep the old platform.lifeskillsgo.com URL available.
  • Localised server to Asia-Pacific to optimise speed and performance for users

Bug fixes:

No bug fixes

Life Skills GO Version 1.2.16 (January 17 2020)

For Teachers:

  • Updated unit lesson report
  • Updated method to create new class to be more efficient
  • Added a new path to view QR codes for students in the application

For Students:

  • Fixed an issue causing a blank screen to appear when no unit had been set for the class

The Platform:

  • Updated structure of lessons into lesson groups to allow targeting of content to students based on grade.
  • Created dedicated storage of class and template units to better identify when a unit is set up by admin or for a classroom.
  • Enabled teacher to edit student grade to make way for multi-stage classes.

Bug fixes:

No bug fixes

Life Skills GO Version 1.2.15 (January 10 2020)

For Teachers:

  • Updates to the unit creation process to be more efficient
  • Updated loading of resource cards to be more responsive

For Students:

No changes

The Platform:

No changes

Bug fixes:

No bug fixes.

Life Skills GO Version 1.2.14 (December 13 2019)

For Teachers:

  • Updated Teacher application URL to teacher.lifeskillsgo.com
  • Updated method to generate QR codes dynamically, reducing load on the platform and resulting in a performance gain.
  • Fixed issues with previewing lesson in curriculum.

For Students:

  • Updated Student application URL to student.lifeskillsgo.com
  • Fixed overflow of games display on iPads and tablet devices

The Platform:

No changes

Bug fixes:

No bug fixes.

Life Skills GO Version 1.2.13 (December 06 2019)

  • Bug fix for students to view new lesson when a new unit is assigned by teacher
  • Bug fix for  teacher Reporting Dashboard which was reporting on old lessons when new unit was assigned
  • Bug fix for teacher being able to continue Weather Report after pausing class progression

Life Skills GO Version 1.2.12 (November 29 2019)

  • Bug fix for all Weather Report activities where multiple responses were being recorded. F
  • Enhanced the Weather Report activities using web-socket communications to provide live reporting feedback for teachers.
  • Added a new QR code button to show QR codes for students whilst on teacher-led mode
  • Advanced Weather Report added on teacher-led mode
  • Bug fix for live lesson reporting

Life Skills GO Version 1.2.11 (November 22 2019)

  • Updates to text to speech audio service to save directly to cloud storage and migrate to a more responsive locality.
  • Student Lesson 2.0 interface and included Weather Report in student view
  • Bug fixed to allow tier-1 teachers to access videos on platform
  • Added the control of student lesson in teacher-led mode for Lesson 2.0
  • Bug fix for lesson .csv export character format which was causing non-alphanumeric characters to display.

Life Skills GO Version 1.2.10 (November 15 2019)

  • We now have a completely free response activity for students, the student journal. Found in our Lesson 2.0 content, the journal allows students to respond to prompts using text, drawing and familiar Life Skills GO images.
  • We have updated our skill panel icons for students.
  • Improved teacher experience of accessing student view using login as student

Life Skills GO Version 1.2.9 (November 08 2019)

  • Development of a new tiered system for user accounts.
  • Development of Lesson 2.0 for students to explore content with more agency
  • Security enhancements for teachers and students
  • Improve the look and feel of the lesson reports in the teacher Reporting Dashboard
  • Student view updated with end lesson video and game content

Life Skills GO Version 1.2.8 (November 01 2019)

  • Bug fixed for created school units causing duplication
  • Server performance enhancements to improve responsiveness
  • Created new API for teacher dashboard queries to speed up teacher platform

Life Skills GO Version 1.2.7 (October 25 2019)

  • Teachers can now access dedicated, NESA accredited training using the masterclasses link in sidebar of Teacher App
  • School unit creation has been updated to allow selection of Life Skills GO recommended units.
  • School admin can now assign their school units to classes directly.
  • Updates to our security for school admin units.
  • Class creation is now easier with our excel upload option. Just provide a student name and grade column.
  • Updates to the Weather Report Kiosk to make navigation easier for teachers.

Life Skills GO Version 1.2.6 (October 18 2019)

  • Teachers now have a quicker sign-on with our “remember my email” feature.
  • Want to know how lessons map to the curriculum? We've included a downloadable PDF guide Curriculum Map which is now available under the Teacher Resources section of the platform.
  • Get a class by class overview of content progress. With our new Executive Report, available to school admin, you can now see which classes have started and completed lessons, and show you who's not making the most of the platform.

Life Skills GO Version 1.2.5 (October 11 2019)

  • A brand new teacher dashboard, that brings everything for your class onto a single page. No more hunting between menus for the weather report, units, lessons and reporting. Just scroll down and they're all there.
  • Life Skills GO is now available as a desktop app. Install it on your computer and never have to remember the URL again! Just go to https://platform.lifeskillsgo.com and click the Mac or Windows icons.
  • A Weather Report 'Kiosk' roll call, that allows all of your students to check-in on an interactive whiteboard. Build a record of your students' wellbeing over time!
  • Updated Guided Visualisation videos and new Relaxation videos, all available in the Classroom Resources menu.

Life Skills GO Version 1.2.4 (September 27 2019)

  • Teachers can now see the history of their students' weather reports, and filter by date range to review historical data,
  • Teachers can now print a 1-page overview of each lesson, including the curriculum outcomes and lesson content,
  • Resolved an issue in our reporting where End of Lesson activity was displaying 0%, even for students who had not engaged with the activity & for Stage 1 students where the activity isn't offered. (Thank you to the wonderful teacher who pointed this one out to us!!),
  • Minor quality improvements on all weather report exercise videos,
  • Added visibility for all teachers over who their school's administrator is, with a handy hyperlink to email them,

Life Skills GO Version 1.2.3 (September 13 2019)

  • We have added dedicated teacher wellbeing resources, found under the Teacher Resources menu - just look for the little ❤️️,
  • The new Quick Weather Report can be used to check in with your students in seconds,
  • Dramatic improvements to usability on mobile / tablet devices and low resolution screens,
  • Fixed a number of edge cases where the student view could be left loading indefinitely. 

And did you know we now have a dedicated Teacher Wellbeing app? Search Life Skills GO on the App Store!

 

Life Skills GO Version 1.2.2 (September 05 2019)

  • 👩‍🏫 Classes can now be shared between teachers! 👨‍🏫
  • School administrators and nominated teachers are now able to create units of work for sharing across their whole school or stage level,
  • Dozens of new video resources, including brain breaks & relaxation stories. Find them under the Resources menu!
  • Teachers can now elect to put a lesson 'on hold' when moving to another lesson, to more easily determine which lessons to return to,
  • Improved video resource layout and usability,
  • The teacher profile image is now unisex,
  • Fixed an issue where in some instances weather reports were not being offered to students,
  • Fixed an issue where the student list would erroneously report "no students in the class",
  • Fixed an issue where the student view lesson progress bar would display incorrectly,

Life Skills GO Version 1.2.1 (August 09 2019)

  • Additional Weather Report icons added,
  • Some Value cards updated with beautiful new art,
  • Bug fixes and optimisation.

Life Skills GO Version 1.2.0 (July 20 2019)

  • Student QR code login. Students can now log in by scanning a code that is printed, or displayed on screen,
  • Improved lesson & unit management,
  • Added a welcome video and created video resource area,
  • Added new Stage 3 lesson videos,
  • Bug fixes and optimisation.

Life Skills GO Version 1.1.3 (July 01 2019)

  • Improved classroom resources section.

Life Skills GO Version 1.1.2 (June 23 2019)

  • Added detailed curriculum coverage reports,
  • Added lesson report exports,
  • Added End of Lesson activity with detailed reporting,
  • Improved classroom resource loading times,
  • Fix for classroom resource previews not loading,
  • Improved reporting load times (10x speed up),
  • Added a clear button to the drawing activity that resets the drawing canvas when clicked,
  • Added the emotion name as well as icon image, when viewing student weather reports,
  • Now automatically send an email invitation when a teacher's account email is updated.

 

Life Skills GO Version 1.1.1 (May 2019)

  • Improved principal & administrator functions - now able to log in and view all teachers & classes,
  • Added suggested units to help get classes set up easier,
  • Increased invite email expiry time from 2 to 7 days,
  • And many more fixes and improvements!

 

Life Skills GO Version 1.1.0 (April 2019)

  • Added Weather Report Scheduling,
  • Added Value cards to classroom resources,
  • Added Personal Strength cards to classroom resources, 
  • Added Physical Games, Fundamental Movement Skills and Mindfulness exercises to classroom resources,
  • Added helpdesk resources & help button in platform,
  • And many more fixes and improvements!

 

Life Skills GO Version 1.0.0 (February 2019)

  • Added lesson reporting,
  • Added teacher ability to view student written responses & drawings,
  • Fixed a bug where students would get stuck loading,
  • And many more fixes and improvements!