family engagement

How to Use Tech Tools to Stay Connected with Families with Amber Peterson – Easy EdTech Podcast 130

In this episode, educator Amber Peterson joins me to discuss how to use technology to stay connected with families. You’ll also hear about how to use digital tools to build a community and establish a sense of belonging for caregivers. Listen to the podcast episode on your favorite platform: Apple Podcast App Google Podcasts Stitcher […]

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A Communication Hub for Schools with Family Engagement Tools

How do teachers, students, and families stay connected at your school? With so many different ways to share information, sometimes communication channels can feel all over the place, and critical updates can get lost in the shuffle. Earlier this year, the team behind Pronto reached out to me to share their communication hub for schools. […]

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4 Reasons to Make Digital Summer Resource Lists for Families – Easy EdTech Podcast 118

Summer is here, and you might be wondering how to help families keep kids engaged with high-quality resources during the break. In this episode of the Easy EdTech Podcast, we’ll explore digital summer resource lists for families. You’ll hear four reasons why you might want to make digital resource lists for this summer and some resources […]

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Save Time and Streamline Your Workflow with JotForm Approvals

Course registrations, field trip requests, tutor applications — there are lots of forms and paperwork that come through an educator’s desk. These documents often require review in order to move through an approval process. What if you could streamline your workflow, save time, and automate these steps? In this blog post, I’m excited to share […]

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What You Need to Know About Sharing Podcasts with Students – Easy EdTech Podcast 108

Do you want to find out how to use podcasts in your classroom? In this episode, I will share tips for using podcasts with students across grade levels and subject areas. We’ll also talk about setting a purpose, finding resources and involving families. Podcasts are an excellent way to engage students in learning because they […]

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Create Activities and Assignments for Students

This post is in partnership with Bloomz. All opinions are my own. Do you use a family engagement and parent communication app? Most of these platforms incorporate messaging and scheduling, but Bloomz is taking it to the next level. You can now create activities and assignments for students using the new features in Bloomz! If […]

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All-in-One Tutoring Platform for Educators

This post is in partnership with Trilogy Mentors, all opinions are my own. Have you thought about offering tutoring services to students? If the answer is yes, or if this is something you already do, I have a fantastic tutoring platform to tell you about. In this blog post, we’ll dive into Trilogy Mentors. You’ll […]

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How to Make Your Website Talk

I’ve had the pleasure of working with this company. All opinions are my own. Do you have a class website? Or are you building a website for students or parents? If you’ve ever wanted to add audio to your website, this blog post has you covered. I’ll share how you can add voice recordings to […]

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5 Tips for Sharing Online Learning Resources with Families – Easy EdTech Podcast 069

In this episode, you’ll hear five tips for sharing online resources with families. You’ll also learn the steps to take when you find a great resource and want to get it in the hands of your school community.  This week’s podcast is titled: 5 Tips for Sharing Online Learning Resources with Families. This is the […]

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How to Make Summer Resource Lists for Families

As the school year winds down and you are thinking forward to summer, a resource list for families might be on your to-do list. In this blog post, I’ve created a step-by-step guide for creating a summer resource list for families. My goal is always to make EdTech easier in any way I can, and […]

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