Teacher Review For Remind

Communicate with students and parents quickly and easily!

Leah K.
Technology Training/Integration Specialist
Cobb County School District
Marietta, GA
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My Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Arts, World Languages, English Language Learning, Health & Wellness
EdTech Mentor
My Rating 3
Learning Scores
Engagement 4
Pedagogy 2
Support 1
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned No
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Homework
Teacher-led lessons
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
I use Remind101 for every class. At the beginning of the semester or school year, I have all students take out their phones and register using my Remind101 code for their course. I also post this code to my blog and let parents know about it during Open House nights. This app allows you to send text messages directly to students and parents without knowing their phone numbers or you knowing theirs. If it's been a little while since my last message, my students actually ask me about them and request that I send out reminders about projects and assignments.
My Take
As a teaching tool, Remind101 primarily serves as a way of communicating easily and quickly with students and parents. A potential way of making this more of a two-way communication tool would be allowing students and parents to reply back to the Remind101 number. However, overall, I do love this tool, and I think the premise behind it is great.