Teacher Review for Remind

This app is perfect for reaching out to my students outside of school hours. I can send reminders to my students for upcoming tests, quizzes and assignments. My students can also send me a message when they have a question about a homework assignment.

Kaitlin M.
Classroom teacher
Overlea High And Academy of Finance
Baltimore, United States
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My Grades 10, 12
My Subjects English Language Arts
My Rating
Learning Scores
Engagement
Pedagogy
Support
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Further application
Homework
Individual
Small group
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
General
How I Use It
I send reminders to my students regarding assignments, tests, quizzes and readings. This app also allows the student to reach out to me during non-school hours if they have a question or concern. Students have also messaged me on Remind when they miss school due to an illness. This allows them to notify me and get an idea on what they are missing in class so they come prepared upon their return. As the facilitator, you can decide if you would like the students to be able to communicate with each other or just with you, the teacher. You can type a reminder and schedule its delivery for a later date and time, too!
My Take
I love this app! I use it in all of my classes and it seems as if all of my students that sign up for it love it too. There are only two drawbacks I can think of. First, not all students may have the means to download this app. Second, there is a message size limit. Other than that I highly recommend this tool.