Home-School Connections

YouTube.com/Teachers: A place for your class and student videos

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YouTube.com just announced their new YouTube.com/Teachers area designed specifically for teachers to use in schools and with students. According to an article on Mindshift.com: The new teachers site is part one of two big initiatives on the part of YouTube geared towards educators. In the next couple of weeks, a bigger announcement will be made […]

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How To: Making Online Sign-Up Forms

So many of the procedures we use to contact and make appointments with parents are inefficient and extremely time-consuming for both teachers and parents. One very helpful way to integrate technology into your classroom is by using technology to make more efficient use of your time. Even if your school is committed to staying in the […]

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Back to School Night Potluck

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During the 2009-2010 school year I hosted a potluck as part of my classroom’s Back to School Night! I had wanted to do this for years and I was thrilled with how it finally worked out! It was so successful I will always host a Back to School Night potluck from now on. Reasons for […]

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Using Technology to Improve Home School Connections

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On Saturday, February 6, 2010 I will be presenting a workshop at the East Bay CUE Cool Tools for Learning VI Conference. East Bay CUE is a professional organization of educators dedicated to supporting the use of technology in education. East Bay CUE is a local Computer Using Educator (CUE) affiliate representing Alameda and Contra […]

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