Tips and Tricks for Parent Communication in the Upper Grades Parent communication is just as important at the upper grades as at elementary, but it may look a little bit different. It is a critical piece of helping students to be successful! I teach high school in a very urban, Title I district, where … Continue reading Upper Grade Parent Communication
As a teacher, parent communication is key. I've come to realize that open and requent communication not only informs parents, it brings them to your side of the court. I've found the more I communicate, the more parents have my back and support my and the class. Here are 3 keys and corresponding tech that … Continue reading 3 Keys to Parent Communication
Google Forms is one of the easiest and most efficient ways to gather information. Whether it’s assigning book clubs or collecting mock election nominations, Google Forms gives teachers the ability to sort through large groups of data without having to fumble through pesky paper stacks. A simple way you can use Google Forms to make … Continue reading Using Google Forms for Parent Communication
Guest Blog Post by Livio Bolzon A year ago, Chase Engelbrecht and I came up with the idea for Codemoji.com, a way for students to learn how to code while having fun with emojis. As a teacher you might think emojis and the coding curriculum can’t go hand in hand, but our team has found a way. … Continue reading Bring Coding to the Classroom with Emojis
It can be really challenging to engage parents in their child's classroom activities. Blended learning adds to this challenge when students aren't bringing home as many papers. Edmodo is a technology tool that helps to solve this problem.