High Tech Parent Communication

High Tech Parent Communication

Nov 26, 2012 | No Comments

All educators can agree that good communication with your students’ parents can go a long way to creating a more successful classroom. Studies show that keeping an open line of communication can increase student achievement and positive behavior, give the teacher a better understanding of student needs, and give parents an overall more positive view […]

Translate Your Classroom Blog with Google

Translate Your Classroom Blog with Google

Apr 1, 2012 | No Comments

Many of you are probably aware of Google translate. If not, it is a very basic site (from the visitor’s end at least) in which you can type in a word or phrase in one language and it will translate it to another. Very¬†convenient¬†for teachers who have English language learners in their class, especially when […]

Best Blogging Software for Teachers

Best Blogging Software for Teachers

Feb 28, 2012 | One Comment

What is my favorite blogging software? Over the past few years, teachers have used blogs (short for web logs) to communicate with students, families, and communities. Blogs have become so much more than a way of communicating; they have become more of a content management system (cms) in which teachers can communicate with others, organize […]