communication

How to Add Video to School Announcements

If you have a school event on the calendar, how do you stand out on social media? In the past few weeks, school storytelling has been front of mind. Sharing special moments and getting the word out about upcoming events are two ways schools can use social media to connect with their community. In October […]

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Add QR Codes to Posters with These Quick Steps

Do you use QR codes? Do you make posters? In this blog post, I’ll share tips on how to create QR codes and how to add QR codes to posters. We’ll start off with the what, then the why, and finally the how. With these quick steps, you can start adding QR codes to your […]

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Keep Students Informed with Digital Signs in Schools

Can you use EdTech to keep your school community well-informed? With digital signs in your schools, it’s easier than ever to share information. Students, teachers, and everyone in your building can stay up-to-date. In this blog post, I’ll share some of the benefits of digital signs in schools. I’ll also tell you about software to […]

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Movie-Making Activity to Strengthen Classroom Community

Whether it’s the beginning, middle or end of the school year, it’s always a wonderful time to share stories! At the start of the school year, students can introduce themselves to their classmates while learning how to navigate new digital platforms. An “all about me” activity is a great option for helping build your classroom […]

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Tocomail Online Communication Tool for Kids

Tocomail provides fun and safe online communication tool for kids. Kids can use Tocomail to send messages to family members and friends, and it is great as classroom communication service. Since I first wrote about Tocomail, there are a lot of new options to share. This includes single click audio and video messaging, texting, and updated […]

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Tocomail Drawing Board is a Communication Tool for Classrooms

Earlier this year I shared Tocomail, a communication tool for classrooms.   Tocomail is fun for kids. You can use it in various classroom projects.  In addition to simple text communication kids can create drawings and incorporate images in their drawings.  They can send these projects to their teacher and even receive replies. Communication Tool […]

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Transform Class Communication Email with TocoMail

Tocomail is a great tool for teachers and students. I first shared it last year.  It is a class communication email tool. It gives students the opportunity to message their classmates and teacher in a closed network that is tightly monitored.  With TocoMail teachers can created a “walled garden” of class communication using computers and tablets.  Students […]

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All-in-One App from ClassDojo: Connects Teachers, Parents, and Students

ClassDojo has been featured on my site a handful of times the past few years because I think it is a truly transformative tool for educators.  They’ve released a brand new update that takes all of its fantastic features to the next level. The new app is available on both iOS and Android devices and […]

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