parent communication

Get Parents Involved in Your Classroom with SimplyCircle

Earlier this summer I wrote about SimplyCircle, a free, safe and simple way to communicate with parents. Now they have apps for iOS and Android that are perfect for quick, on-the-go communication. It’s a great tool to get parents involved this school year. Get Parents Involved Sending photos.  Families love seeing their kids’ photos and artwork. With SimplyCircle’s […]

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New from ClassDojo: Class Story for Family Communication

ClassDojo is popular classroom tool that can help motivate students and keep track of behavior.  Parents can stay in the loop with ClassDojo Messaging which lets families see their child’s progress anytime and anywhere.  Class Story is a new addition to ClassDojo that makes it even easier to share the story of your day.  Teachers can […]

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SimplyCircle: A Free App to Simplify Teacher-Parent Communication

SimplyCircle offers teachers a free, safe and simple way to communicate with parents. Teachers can send updates, create events and tasks, and request volunteer signups. Users are also able to share documents and photos with the entire classroom. This Teacher-Parent Communication app is certainly a good tool for educators to explore. They can message individual parents privately […]

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Mobile Parent Communication (with Students) from Tocomail

Looking for a Mobile Parent Communication tool? With Tocomail teachers can effectively create a walled garden class communication environment as they manage and monitor student communication.  Tocomail is also a great option for communication outside of classroom.  The families of your students can practice digital literacy skills at home by setting up parent accounts.  Parents can […]

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Use Remind to Reach Parents and Students

Remind is a fantastic platform for helping teachers and schools reach students and families.  Formerly known as Remind101, this web and app based tool lets users send text messages to a large group without having to worry about collecting phone numbers or giving out their own.  Teachers can schedule messages to remind families when assignments are due […]

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