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Building the Home-to-School Connection Digitally

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Participate and share : Poster

Cristina Arena  
Explore different tools that can effectively integrate family communication by breaking down language barriers and showcasing student work.

Audience: Teachers, Principals/head teachers, Technology coordinators/facilitators
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Camera enabled device with a QR code reader.
Topic: Communication & collaboration
Grade level: PK-5
ISTE Standards: For Coaches:
Visionary Leadership
  • Contribute to the development, communication and implementation of a shared vision for the comprehensive use of technology to support a digital age education for all students.
For Educators:
  • Demonstrate cultural competency when communicating with students, parents and colleagues and interact with them as co-collaborators in student learning.
For Students:
Creative Communicator
  • Students create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into new creations.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Participants will evaluate online tools that include parent communication.
Participants will explore examples of ClassDojo, Seesaw, Raz-Kids, and ClassTag to determine which tool fits their needs.

Supporting research

Maintaining family communication can be found in the Danielson Framework for Teacher Evaluation.

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Cristina Arena, iLearn Schools/Bergen Arts & Science

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