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  1. Have a spot to enter the child student's age and gender

    Under "Student Information" "Miscellaneous Information" there is no
    spot for the child's age. If we enter the Child's birthday, it should be
    calculated (and updated) automatically in a box labeled "Age"
    Under "Student Information" there is no place to mark if the child is
    a boy or a girl. You can't always tell by the name. These days you
    probably need a third box you can check marked "other" and a comment box to go with it so you can write notes like boy, but wants to be called a
    girl.

    4 votes
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    • Make it so you can see a previous student's notes and edit the current notes at the same place

      I use the notes section to write what we did in the lesson and for me to keep track of what I assigned the student for homework. However, I have to get to the previous notes through "Lesson History" and then find the student, and then to edit their current lesson notes I have to go back to the Home page and then find that student's lesson for that day. It'd be great if it was all in one place!

      49 votes
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      • Create photo folders on website to organize photos by event

        I would love to be able to create photo folders to organize photos by date/event nstead of having photos appear all on one screen. Would have a folder titled "Christmas Recital 2010" for example, then click on the folder that has an album cover photo to open and see the rest of the photos from that event. This would look more organized and allow for easier navigation of the photo page.

        47 votes
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        • Create more modern templates

          It's 2016 now, and the templates are looking very dated. I note they were last updated in 2013. Fixed width templates with small fonts look very dated and are not at all mobile friendly.

          Is it possible to have some new templates that reflect the times? Responsive layouts, with social media widgets, larger default fonts, hero images etc?

          24 votes
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          • To-do list with reminders

            It would be nice to see a feature where I can add a message about a particular student. In the form of a pop up sticky note or something in the system so that on a certain day it pops up to remind me about something I may need to do for them.

            57 votes
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              6 comments  ·  Other  ·  Admin →
            • Registration Fee

              I require Registration Fees to be paid upon registering for my studio. This is to 1) reserve the students place in my lists, and 2) make sure they are serious about taking lessons and allows me to begin planning the classes with family schedules.

              It would also be nice to allow them to pay this fee immediately upon registering, as well as automatically creating a line item in the invoicing.

              It would also be nice to have a checkbox on the Registration page for "I agree to and understand the studio policy [available as a popular window as well as…

              21 votes
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              • I would really like to see an export option to save as spreadsheet for the income and reports like it does on the mileage tracker.

                The mileage tracker has a option to save as a spreadsheet (Xcel), but the income and reports don't have this option. I would like to see this option available for both reports.

                12 votes
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                • Option to sell Library Items

                  I am wondering if it might be possible to integrate the lending library into a music sales system? Whenever I get any new music books, I would add them to the library. When a student needed to buy one, I would be able to click on sell an item rather than lend an item and it would reduce the stock level of that item by one and automatically charge the student's account with the appropriate amount.
                  I know you can already do that through the charge a fee but I thought it would be quite nice to be able to…

                  46 votes
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                  • Add an assignment sheet with an assignment history to your program

                    I recently started using MTH and love it! Prior to signing up for MTH I had purchased the Moosic Studio App for my i Pad. I wasn't happy with most of the features, however the one feature I really like is the assignment sheet. I like the fact that it has a practice log at the top of each sheet, it's much easier to read than my chicken scratch, and it gives me a complete assignment history which makes planning much easier. Are you familiar with the app?

                    17 votes
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                      3 comments  ·  Other  ·  Admin →
                    • Lesson notes

                      Add a box on home page called NOTES next to STUDENTS, HOME, BILLING, etc. Under NOTES be able to quickly pull up any student to type info you want to record on lesson progress--it would be nice to see a whole page and not a little box with all notes from the year and previous years. The current notes option takes too long to find and I don't like scrolling through a small box. You could also use the NOTES feature to record info on books you wish to look into, teachers' phone numbers, schools with certain music focus, etc--all…

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                        planned  ·  RonnieRonnie responded

                        Thanks for your suggestion. The new 2.0 MTH, to be released later this year, will have most features such as this available from the homepage.

                      • Yearly expense option

                        Please make it possible to put in yearly recurring expenses. Like for smart music subscription-it is yearly.

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                        • Sync 9 months into the future instead of 6

                          I rely on the sync feature so much, and this is difficult. I rely on the sync when making my calendar for the school year. I plan out more than 9 months and need to be able to resolve schedule conflicts. Syncing 9 months into the future covers the school year.

                          9 votes
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                          • Make Cancelled Lessons Reminders Different than Regular Ones

                            Currently, your system templates make the cancelled lessons far too similar to regular lessons.

                            I have had to give free lessons on multiple occasions to placate angry parents who showed up on a day that was cancelled.

                            The word "CANCELED" should be large, in the title of the e-mail, not just in the body.

                            16 votes
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                            • 24 votes
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                              • Somewhere to Record Lesson Plans

                                There are many similar ideas saying we want a free text box in which to write plans for next time, ask get decided saying you might do it "in the future". It's another year on, I'm suggesting it again! I currently use the "private notes" box to write, while it's fresh in my mind, what I intend to cover with that student next time, so I don't have to remember it based on the previous lesson notes. It would be better to have another box so I can use private notes for the intended purpose, plus pull up a daily…

                                9 votes
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                                  planned  ·  RonnieRonnie responded

                                  Peter, we are still considering a To Do List and a place for teachers to make notes in the next version of MTH later this year. For now, you can put lesson notes for future lessons in a private blog post. Many teachers are doing this. Thanks Peter.

                                  Rose, I love your ideas. :) Keep them coming. So you know, lesson plans and assignments are something we’re working on for the next version, and it will be much more useful than an extra text box. We’re not sharing the details yet, but I’m confident you will love it. :)

                                • Allow for a 5% discount for prompt payment (within 15 days)

                                  I like to encourage students to pay on time by offering a 5% discount for prompt payment by check or cash. Currently I then have to "issue a credit" for the remainder shown owing on their invoice, and also calculate the 5% myself to check they are right.

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                                    planned  ·  RonnieRonnie responded

                                    Thanks for the suggestion! This is a popular request and we are planning it in a future release, as early as later this year.

                                  • automatic late fees

                                    i would like to have an option for an automatic late fee, maybe part of automatic invoicing. wehn setting up the automatic invoice, have a box to check for automatic late fee. when checked have box open that allows you set an amount of days, say 20 days from when invoice is sent where an automatic late fee is applied to any students account who has not paid yet. the late fee would then show up on next months invoice as 'late fee for previous month.'

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                                    • Allow students to book lessons from the pre-login website

                                      It would be great to have an option on the site where instead of the registration form or in addition to it there would be a book now button. Then the perspective student will be brought to a page where they can pick from available times you have input. This way they are more in the mindset of having made the decision to start instead of waiting for you to get back to them with available times. This gives them more time to change their mind before they actually book a time slot. Of course they can always cancel the…

                                      18 votes
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                                        We’ll have more options like this in the new version of Music Teacher’s Helper that we’re working on, making it much easier for students to sign up and pay for lessons/classes. Thanks for your feedback. It helps us serve you better.

                                      • Allow email notifications for new practice log entries

                                        I would like to be notified anytime a student enters a new practice log. My students really like how I comment on their practice times, answer questions, give encouragement, etc. However unless I remember to manually check every day (which I don't) often times several days will go by after a practice log is entered before I notice it. An email notification of a new practice log entry would be wonderful.

                                        8 votes
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                                          1 comment  ·  Practice Log  ·  Admin →
                                        • Be able to Import from Excel

                                          It would save alot of time if we could import information from an excel spreadsheet. We could enter everything in excel (say for example payments), and with the click of a button, it would all fall into place on MTH rather than pulling up each student individually.

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