Best Practices for Communicating with Families

Becky ThalBlog, Connect Better

TL;DR: Strategies for best communication practices, including being proactive, making time for what’s important, keeping it simple, and being consistent. Using ClassDojo, ClassTag, SeeSaw, Remind, emails, phone calls, notes, postcards, and social media as tools to communicate and stay connected with families. Now more than ever, parents and teachers need to work as a team for the benefit of our … Read More

Tools for Digital Communication with Students and Families

Meghan DeeganBlog, Connect Better, Tech Better

TL;DR: Communicating with students and their families is necessary to fully support students. Tools for digital communication include Remind, Google Classroom, emails, Seesaw, Flipgrid, Google Meet, ClassDojo, ClassTag, and more! When we think about a normal school day, we as teachers spend hours each day with our students.  Then our students go home and spend hours with their families.  This … Read More