For the past few years, Middle and Upper School teachers at Hamden Hall have been required to post weekly syllabi and course material to their course conference on First Class. This year, I decided to pilot two additional ways to communicate with my students: Schoology and Remind101. I figured that, with the combination of a web-based, Facebook-like interface, accessible via iPhone, iPad or computer using Schoology, and with texting via Remind101, I would be able to communicate efficiently and effectively to my students in a variety of ways.
After using both for about two months, here are my thoughts:
2) Schoology allows easy access for students to watch the videos that I create on my iPad using Educreations.
3) After students watch the videos, I use Schoology to create short online assessments to see…
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