Your child's privacy is very important to me. Some of the ways I'll use technology with your students require a special permission form. To access the form, just click on the logo.
YouTube will be used to post videos of activities we do in class. The videos are stored on my YouTube channel Teaching Smarter.
Click here to see a sample video of an activity we'll try this year.
Twitter will be used to post pictures and videos of activities we do in class. At last year's school, I posted more than 100 Tweets about classroom and school activities.
Parents, please 'follow' me @TeachingSmarter to get the updates!
Click here to see a sample post.
Skype will be used in class to stream in guest speakers and other classrooms from around the world. This is a proven favourite in my classroom, getting students 'Hyped with Skype'. Click here for more info.
Remind will be used to share reminders, homework, and announcements. I will also be sending handouts and sharing pictures of activities we do in class.
Click here for more details about our class Remind account.
FlipGrid will be used for students to share short video responses on the internet via the FlipGrid platform. These videos will frequently be shared within our classroom community, but will occasionally be shared with other classes in other schools. Students in other schools will be able to respond with video and text.