December 10, 2012
A safe way for teachers to text message students and stay in touch with parents. Free.
Many teachers in our district are using this as a way to send mass messages to parents and students.
You could send reminders about upcoming tests, special events, picture day, etc. This doesn't use your personal phone number so it is a safe way to send messages.
Read Write Think Trading Cards (Thank you, Ms. Fisher, for sharing this great app!)
App is available on iTunes, also.
Applications for Education
Some of the ways that the Read Write Think Trading Card app could be used by students is to create a set of trading cards about characters in a novel, to create a set of cards about people of historical significance, or to create cards about places that they're studying in their geography lessons.