Tech and T-TESS
San Augustine Elementary
What is T-TESS and Why is Technology important?
Connecting Students (and Parents) to Websites
- Group text without being IN a group text.
- Private--no one knows your phone numbers
- Schedule Texts (birthdays, parent reminders, holiday greetings)
- Add attachments
- Add voice memos
- Insert Links
- Text as few as 3 people. Great for reminders (pun intended) for smaller groups.
Apps for your phone:
Click here for the Remind App for iPhone.
Click here for the Remind App for Android.
Create a QR code for any URL. If a person has a device with a QR read app installed, they can scan the QR and get to the information.
i-nigmais my preferred QR reader. Click here for the Apple version.Click here for the Android version.
You have to have a plan for efficiently creating QR codes. There are two quick ways:Click here for information on how to create QRs.
Click here for information on helping parents understand QRs.
Calibrate (How to Know What They Know)
Students get the cards, teacher asks the question, students answer, teacher scans.
Teacher can pre-enter questions or "ask on the fly".
Works best if each student has a device.
Creating - STUDENTS creating
Create a Video with Pictures and music
Make a Picture Talk
Create a Rap
Put them on YouTube!
"make" them do the subtitles for someone else's video
This one requires a subscription to upload to YouTube.