summer review websites for kids
As the school year starts to come to a close, I’m beginning to receive e-mails and questions from parents wondering what they can do over ...
5 Apps That Engage Parents in the Classroom - WeAreTeachers
Just as interactive white boards and iPads are changing how you interact with students, online applications enhance (and increase!) parent engagement in the classroom. Here are top apps and tech solutions that are trending in the classroom and helping get […]
Remind App Classroom Ideas - FlapJack
Here's how I use the Remind app in my classroom - it has improved parent communication 100 percent! And it's so easy to use! Being able to keep parents informed and schedule texts all through an app on my phone has made a world of difference for me this year with parent communication.
Five Technology Tools for Seamless Parent Communication - FlapJack
Are you looking to revamp and master the art of parent communication? Be sure to try these five tech tools that will help you effectively keep parents informed and on the same page of working together towards student success.
STEM Family Night Planning Guide — Vivify STEM
STEM Family Nights are awesome! They generate excitement for STEM in your school and community by allowing students, teachers, and families to explore STEM together in a fun way! Read our guide to planning your own successful STEM Family Night!
Using Social Media in the Classroom! - Teach Create Motivate
Using social media in the classroom can be a very powerful tool for teachers to connect with students and parents.
SeeSaw App for Parent Communication - Guest Post by Conversations in Literacy - FlapJack
Have you heard about SeeSaw, the amazing educational app taking classrooms by storm? Conversations in Literacy shows you how to get started with the Seesaw app and use it to enhance student learning and parent communication.
The Summer Reading Program at our local library (Commerce Township Community Library) was based on S.T.E.A.M. – Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math! Along with many other fun act…
iPad Activity: Open House Scavenger Hunt
I searched all summer for a fun Back-to-School activity. Well. . . unfortunately I couldn't find anything!! So, I have been racking my brain to come up with something exciting for Open House. This is when my kids will find out who their teacher will be for the year, and they will also find out that we will have 30 iPads in our classroom!! Yay! I decided to incorporate the QR scans and create an Open House Scavenger Hunt to give the parents and kids the information needed to begin the new…
Parent Night Scavenger Hunt
Time flies! We are already three weeks into the school year and had our parent night on Thursday. I am not a public speaker, to say the least. I can do without the sweating, rapid heartbeat, and nervous stutter...hehe...give me kids- not adults! This freebie was certainly created with the kids in mind, however, I have a sneaking suspicion my subconscious had a hand with this one. Click the picture for your copy! We do so much in such a short period of time that is not visible for everyone to…
Keeping Up with Your Tech Savvy Kids
I recently presented a "Cyber Safety Night" at my school in an evening session for parents. We offered babysitting, snacks and provided a...