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Getting the Message Across: Using Remind for Effective Communication

Looking for a way to reach students and parents that works? Remind is a free messaging app built specifically for education—it's simple, safe, and accessible.
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Getting the Message Across: Using Remind for Effective Communication
  • Team Remind says:
    Remind is available to use on any device, including shared computers, smartphones, and phones that only have texting capabilities. Here's a detailed look at how Remind works for an educator logging in on the web.
  • teachingquality.org
    teachingquality.org

    Using Remind to Share Nonfiction Reading with Students

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    Team Remind says:
    Along with important classroom updates and assignment reminders, messaging on Remind can target specific learning outcomes. Bill Ferriter describes how he uses Remind to encourage his sixth-grade science class to read more nonfiction texts—and tracks the results of his efforts in updates on his own blog.
  • Team Remind says:
    Principal Adam Welcome shares how a teacher at his elementary school uses Remind to increase parent engagement. Drawing on her own experience as a parent, Michelle keeps families in the loop with information from the classroom to help support student success at home.
  • Five Reasons to Use Remind

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    thesnarkyschoolteacher.com
    thesnarkyschoolteacher.com
    Team Remind says:
    "A teacher's brain is like a browser with at least one thousand tabs open." This teacher shares why she started using Remind to communicate with students and parents, featuring insights from her own experience and a good dose of humor.
  • pewinternet.org
    pewinternet.org

    Teens, Social Media & Technology Overview 2015

    15 minute read
    Team Remind says:
    In the United States, the typical teenager sends and receives 30 text messages a day. This Pew Research Center overview shows why it's crucial to make messaging available on mobile devices: It means reaching students where they are.
  • Team Remind says:
    There's a huge gap between how educators are required to communicate for school and how people communicate every day. Modern messaging should be flexible, accessible, and effective, especially when it's the foundation of something as crucial as the relationship between school and home. This video features an overview of how Remind helps teachers reach students and parents on the devices they actually use.
  • Team Remind says:
    Great communication is the foundation for strong relationships, and a quick, simple message can make a huge impact. This site celebrates the ability of teachers to connect the support networks required for student success—reaching out with updates, notes, or words of encouragement is one of the many "small" things they do that shape the trajectory of a student's journey.
  • nytimes.com
    nytimes.com

    Helping the Poor in Education: The Power of a Simple Nudge

    10 minute read
    Team Remind says:
    Low-cost, light-cost messages have been shown to positively impact college matriculation, academic achievement, early literacy, and more. This New York Times article provides an eye-opening introduction to the research behind the potential of behavioral "nudges" in narrowing the achievement gap.
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