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Likelihood to Recommend

ACTIVE Education

Really like the appearance of reporting and the web booking.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Edsby

Edsby is well-suited for day-to-day communication with students, either in the classroom, or at home. It makes planning course progression easier because of the built in day-by-day calendar for the semester. It is transferable, so the work one does in one semester can be copied over to the next, and modified as needed. Students can see the Lesson Plan which is projected onto the SmartBoard, but the font is quite small so they cannot read it from where they are sitting, so I use SmartNotes which has a larger font and then, if needed, attach that note to the Edsby day lesson planner.
Susan McGuire | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

ACTIVE Education

  • Separation of payer and the person attending the activity. For example: children incur charges, but the parent is responsible for paying them.
  • Fast - in our old system there was a delay while customers waited for the system to respond.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Edsby

  • Edsby is extremely easy to learn and use.
  • Students love the "social media" feel to Edsby.
David Lee | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

ACTIVE Education

  • I really like the look and feel of ActiveNet Reporting, but it isn't extremely customizable. Maybe there is something I am missing, but other employees have shared that same feedback.
  • It would be nice to have the system synchronize with other software we use. (EMS, StarRez, etc.) When planning conferences, we currently have hotel guests and registration that we would like to share information for through each system. Currently it is just double data entry.
  • Would like to be able to add more resources and details to a room booking and have the corresponding departments be notified of the order/track inventory.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Edsby

  • Edsby shows the last time a user logged on. Unfortunately, if someone doesn't log out you have no way of knowing if someone has seen a recent post or is really using Edsby to its potential.
Celia Stone | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

ACTIVE Education

No score
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Edsby

Edsby 9.1
Based on 1 answer
It's very user friendly.
Susan McGuire | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

ACTIVE Education

ACTIVE Network allowed: grouping of classes, good interface, allowed importing of records, complex payment plans, per class fee structures, user fees, and trial classes.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Edsby

There is no comparison. Edsby is a far superior product.
Dan Mendelsohn Aviv, PhD | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

ACTIVE Education

  • Not sure yet.
  • It is newer to me and my department.
  • Double data entry which is just extra man hours.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Edsby

  • For the most part, teachers, parents and students love the system. It provides easy access to the information that they need when they need it.
David Lee | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

ACTIVE Education

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Edsby

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Required

* per student

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