parent communication

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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How to Create Top Five Lists of Resources for Families – Easy EdTech Podcast 056

In this episode, I share tips for picking the best resources for families and organizing them so they are easy to share. You’ll also hear about three tools to make this happen and quick steps to follow! Subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform: Apple Podcast App Google Play Stitcher Spotify Resources for Families […]

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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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A Tool to Help Schools Go Paperless

The idea of going paperless isn’t about a buzzword. It’s about making the most of your time and staying organized throughout the school year. There are definitely times when you and your students will want to have a pencil in your hands. But when you want to digitize forms, automate routines, and keep track of […]

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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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How to Teach Your Students to Teach Others

Do you find it hard to keep up with all of the learning science research popping up across your Twitter feed? Well, there is a “secret” learning strategy you already use every day that could significantly improve your students’ grades… called learning by teaching! Learning by teaching (also known as the protégé effect) is an underutilized […]

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Create Quick Websites to Share School Events

Looking to spread the word about an upcoming school event? There are lots of ways to share the news of special school events. Whether they are happening in your classroom, school, or district, you want everyone to stay informed. If you know that there are lots of details to share, you can create a website […]

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Safe and Fun Messaging App for Kids

As we kick off summer this month, there is a new app designed for kid-friendly, safe, and fun messaging. Messenger Kids is a messaging app for kids full of teachable moments that families can try out this summer and use throughout the school year! Messenger Kids is a free video calling and messaging app designed […]

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The Next Generation of School Communication

Family engagement and clear school communication are essential throughout the school year. How do you stay connected with your entire school community? Education technology tools can help all members of a school and district share information. As you reflect on the ways you’ve established clear channels of communication in the past and think forward to […]

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How To Record Your Spark Video in Multiple Languages

Do you have students and families in your school who speak more than one language? In schools and districts in different corners of the world, the answer to this question is often yes. Your students might speak another language at home. Families in your school might not speak the instructional language at your school and […]

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