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Tweetdeck Tutorial

Bloomz, PLN

New to Twitter chats?  If you’re using the traditional Twitter feed, you should consider using Tweet Deck for chats!  Next Monday, July 11, 2016, there’ll be a Bloomz app chat.  The following Tweet Deck tutorial will work for ANY chat that you wish to follow, but you’ll notice that the directions will refer to the #BloomzChat.  If you’re interested in learning more about the #BloomzChat, scroll all the way down to the bottom of the post! Download this if you’d rather…

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Bloomz: 1 App, 9 Tools

Apps, Bloomz, Parent Communication

Bloomz.  Visit your nearest app store and download it right now!  I’m not kidding!  Your teaching-life will be changed.  Forever. Prior to using Bloomz I: wrote classroom newsletters wrote classroom notes/updates mass emailed parents individually emailed parents mass texted parents individually texted parents managed an 11-step process for scheduling P/T conferences secured volunteers through a 3-step process secured classroom items through a 3-step process wrote blog posts to classroom site Bloomz {it’s free} has revolutionized the way I communicate with parents.  Using Bloomz…

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Parent Communication App Review

Apps, Bloomz, Parent Communication

My goal for next year is to increase and strengthen parent communication. I wanted to find an app that would meet the following goals: Allow me to share photos, links, and messages. Allow parents to respond to messages. Allow me to message/share with a few select or all parents. Allow me to schedule events and notify parents of the events. Sync scheduled events to my Google Class Calendar. Allow me to schedule Parent/Teacher conferences. Share volunteer and wish list opportunities. Work…

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