Maintaining Family Connections During Remote Learning

Establishing connections with families during remote learning is so very important. But those connections are going to look a little different now due to the […]

Maintain Teacher Privacy with Google Voice

As an educator leading remote learning, you may need to call parents. But sharing your mobile number may cause you concerns. Giving students and parents […]

Trello for Teachers

Online tools can make teaching and learning more efficient and effective — regardless of the circumstances. Today, many teachers are looking for ways to stay […]

Ed Tech News Roundup: Dissection, Communication, and Empathy

Howdy, folks! Welcome to another in a series of periodic ed tech news roundups. We hope you enjoy this one, and if you have a […]

How to Quickly Email Parents in Multiple Languages

“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that […]

School Notification Systems: Aren’t They All the Same?

From power outages to school lockdowns, there’s always a need for a reliable school notification system. Many schools, K-12 through higher ed, are either shopping […]

How to Quickly Create, Send, & Translate a Parent Newsletter

“At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents.” – Jane D. Hull A […]

Keeping in Touch with Parents

One of my latest emails resulted in a teacher asking about best methods to communicate with home and keep/get parents engaged. Social media might seem […]

Time savers for teachers: A more efficient you!

Time is always a factor for teachers. Looking for some time-management, productivity ideas to get more done? Look no further. (Public domain image via Pixabay.com)It's […]

20+ strategies to strengthen the link with parents at home

In the end, parents and teachers really do have the same goals. Parents want to see their kids become the best human beings they can […]

Five questions to ask before assigning homework

After co-authoring Ditch That Homework, I’ve participated in LOTS of meaningful discussions about the subject. And they haven’t all been about “homework is evil and […]

Customized email newsletters for every kid with Google Forms

Classroom newsletters are kind of hit and miss. If you’re sending photocopies of them home in students’ backpacks, I’ll bet your success rate is less […]

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