Let's Talk Technology

Monthly Newsletter February 2016

**February's Technology PD Topics**

*All Technology Tuesday sessions are held at 11:00 AM in the BCBB Office 287 (CRC)

If you haven't done so already, please take a moment and complete the Spring 2016 Technology Survey!! THANKS!!!

Web Tool of the Month: Remind

Remind (formerly known as Remind 101) is a tech tool that allows teachers to more effectively and efficiently communicate with students. With Remind, teachers are able to send text messages to their students using either a computer or mobile device. . The best part is the teacher nor the students' cell phone number has to be shared with the other. Remind is great for sending reminders about:

  • Schedule changes or class cancellations
  • Project Due Dates
  • Testing Dates
  • Upcoming special events, conferences, seminars and/or webinars
  • And much more!

In addition, you are also able to share files, links, and even start up a private chat with groups of students or individuals.

Join me in February to learn more about what this technology integration tool can do for you and your classes!

Lesson Idea: Create more engaging assignments with student-created videos

Social Media for the College of Education

Hello everyone! Please make sure that you are encouraging all of your students to follow us on the different social media platforms. In order for students to receive the information we are sharing such as upcoming events, they must be following us. A great idea would be to take a few moments during class to allow students to sign up.

Thanks for all you do!

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Takeebie Jefferson

Albany State University

College of Education

Director of Online Learning and Technical Support