Join Oliver Schinkten for an in-depth discussion in this video Improve communication with Remind, part of Communication in the 21st Century Classroom.
- [Voiceover] How can we communicate more effectively…with our students as well as their parents?…In this video, I want to show you an app…and a website that can help you accomplish this.…It's called Remind, and was previously known as Remind101.…It allows you to send text messages…in a well-protected environment…without exchanging any real phone numbers.…Using a program like Remind will undoubtedly decrease…the number of times that you hear a student claim…that they didn't know a project or assignment was due…or that there's a test or a field trip today.…Although teaching students how to be responsible…and planning for things should be the main focus,…these reminders can be a helpful way…to keep students informed.…
Also it will help you to communicate with parents…and allow them to be more informed…about what's going on in your classroom,…empowering them to help reinforce student learning at home.…You can navigate to the website by going to remind.com,…and this will bring us to the sign up or log in page.…As it says on the website, it's free for teachers, always,…
- Introducing digital literacy to your class
- Understanding our digital citizenship and digital footprint
- Collaborating with Google Drive
- Implementing an LMS
- Offering video office hours using Google Hangouts
- Gathering student feedback with Google Forms
- Creating audio and video announcements
- Using social media to communicate with the community
Skill Level Beginner
1. Communication in the Digital Age
2. Communicate with Your Students
3. Communicate with Your School and District
4. Connect with Your Community
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