Aside from enjoying each others company, a plethora of cookies, and a few cups of delicious coffee, we discussed ideas and opportunities for using the above mentioned tools. Below is a sampling of what we shared and discovered.
Remind is a Text/Email subscription service which allows parents/students to subscribe to messages sent via Text or Email from a teacher
140 Characters per message
Send homework reminders daily
Notify parents of upcoming important dates
Use on a computer or download the free app
Log in with your Google account
Remind parents/students of field trips
Schedule important reminders
Blogger.com Google's blogging service A simple easy way to share what is going on in your class.
Ideas for blogging
Student book reviews Project Sharing Journaling Picture a day Online Novel
Send an email to your parents with regular updates and important info? Take that same information and share it on a blog! Automatically archives, easy to share, & quick to find.
wghxfacs.blogspot.com harmonizedlearning.blogspot.com hxlibrary.blogspot.com hxrambach.blogspot.com hixsononline.blogspot.com hixsonmiddleschool.blogspot.com thetechspec.blogspot.com
Blogs from around the building:
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Want to learn more about any of these tools?
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Jason P. Heisel or any Tech Committee Members