TeacherCast offers 3 ways that Remind can be used- not just for the classroom but for athletics and even for communicating during Professional Development sessions. At the bottom of this website, there is also a multi-video online course that is everything Remind!
Remind offers many tips on using the tool for teachers, administrators and parents! Top ten ways to use Remind and many PDF resources that can be sent home to parents to help them understand the safety and simplicity of staying in touch.
Challenged with a stubborn middle-school student who doesn't see the need to sign up for Remind? Why not show them how others are using this tool in the "real world"? Often times if we show them that it's being used outside the classroom, they are more apt to try it themselves!
When elementary students move into middle school the transition can be difficult. Listen to how one teacher's team uses this tool and how it helped make the elementary to middle school transition easier on students and parents alike.