Sunday, September 18, 2011

Group Messaging for Teachers

Let's face it, effective communication from teacher to students or parents is harder than underwater BB stacking.  Here are a few new group messaging services that are starting to catch on for teachers.

Remind 101 - Remind 101 is a tech startup and was featured on TechCrunch this week.


Remind101 from remind101 on Vimeo.

Remind 101 even comes with pre-made handouts to give to students/parents instructing them how to use it's features.

Cel.ly - Cel.ly is a very similar, free, text messaging service that was featured on this Learn it in 5 video below:




Follow My Teacher - FMT is like a social classroom network with text messaging and email notifications built in.

Classroom social networks can easily facilitate communication between teachers, students, and parents. My 2 favorite are:




Two other popular group messaging services that are not used by teachers but provide similar services are: