Tech Review: Remind

Remind is a website (or app) that lets you communicate with parents - straight to their devices. I have also had older students (you need to be 13, or have parent permission) who used it on their own devices. This is my second year using it. Pros: quick and easy communication with families: you can use … Continue reading Tech Review: Remind

The Parent Trap

Getting parents to engage with you a middle school classroom is not an easy feat. You’re not teaching dewy eyed kindergartners whose parents are as likely to cry at drop off time as the kids are. You’ve got a room full of almost teenagers whose number one goal is to keep their parents out of … Continue reading The Parent Trap