Communication Badges

Seesaw empowers students of any page to independently document what they are learning. Students capture learning with photos & videos of physical work or by adding digital creations. Everything is uploaded and kept organized for teachers. In addition, teachers can invite parents to get an immediate, personalized window into their student's learning.

Remind is a communication tool that allows teachers to message students and parents directly without ever using their personal phone number. Teachers can push out information in real-time and receive student feedback. Teachers can also schedule messages to go out at certain times and view who has seen the information.

Class Dojo is a behavior management tool for the classroom. Each student has a profile – complete with their own avatar – to which teachers can assign positive and negative points (or 'dojos') throughout the lesson. In addition, Class Dojo can serve as a communication tool to parents and can house student portfolios.

Bloomz makes it easy for teachers and schools to safely communicate and coordinate with parents, share media, school events, instantly message parents, and share students work. It includes 2-way messaging, student timelines, behavior tracking, class calendar and reminders, volunteer and parent conference sign-ups, and photo and video sharing. Students can also add their own pictures to their own digital portfolio in Bloomz - all in one app!

Screencastify is a screencasting extension for Google Chrome. It allows you to record your screen activity for creating tutorials, sending announcements, etc. and runs entirely in Chrome. It downloads the videos directly to Google Drive to make sharing easy. 

Twitter is a social media platform where teachers can grow their Personal Learning Network (PLN) by following other educators across the globe and participating in Twitter chats over a variety of topics.

Twitter EdChats are a way for educators to connect with one another on educational topics of their choice using a certain hashtag on Twitter. Twitter chats are conversations that take place on Twitter, usually during the same time each week.

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BAM Radio is the largest education radio network in the world. It offers programming from the nation's top education organizations and thought leaders and reaches a wide audience of people passionately committed to quality education.