I love anything that helps make my job as a teacher easier and more effective. Parent communication with ClassTag does just that! When I first heard of this website/app I was blown away! ClassTag provides so many functions to make communicating with your parents seamless! It is like a hub with all the tools you need in one place. Plus, it is super user friendly for you and parents1 You can access it anywhere, from home or school using the app or website. Here are my favorite tools it offers: Events ClassTag gives you the option of creating classroom or grade … [Read more...] about Parent Communication with ClassTag
10 + Amazon must haves for your classroom...because let's face it..hello, my name is Ashley and I am addicted to Amazon! Oh you are too?! Perfect! Stay a while and read on! Maybe you will find some serious classroom non-negotiables! :) On a serious note, Amazon has come to my rescue as a teacher more than I can count! I am sure you know the feeling. I wanted to compile a list of my most favorite classroom Amazon purchases, because hey, maybe you didn't even know some of these existed! 1. Magnetic Curtain Rod Yes you read that right..this thing is GOLD. I use my … [Read more...] about 10 + Amazon Must Haves For Your Classroom
Social media, as I am sure you know, is a VERY powerful tool. You can even use it in your classrooms!! I wanted to do a quick post on the ideas and share them with all of you fabulous teachers!! Social media in the classroom is a great way to connect with parents and students. p.s. I have some freebies for you at the end! :) As much as we all want our students to go home and tell their parents all the wonderful, engaging, activities that we spent hours to create, plan, and teach........is that usually the case. NO :( Kids are kids and they go home and mumble about … [Read more...] about Using Social Media in the Classroom!