Presentation on theme: "Soccer Moms & Hockey Dads Leveraging Technology to Communicate with Parents."— Presentation transcript:
Soccer Moms & Hockey Dads Leveraging Technology to Communicate with Parents
Why can’t we be friends? Information gathering- phone #’s, s, etc. Information sharing- homework blogs, wiki’s, progress reports, etc. The “First Impression” is important These steps will make the “in-person” introduction much easier.
Who said a helicopter crash was a bad thing? Parents know what their kids are doing School spirit- “Friends of NMS” Access school info from work- NMS blog In the car At the rink Over dinner It’s all at their fingertips...
Are you serious, my son failing? Marking software have the parents contact you. Organize parental contact info Share detailed progress reports w/ parents
“But I didn’t know, you didn’t tell me.” Wiki’s-Lesson and unit planning Continual access to notes, presentations and assignments Many subjects, one wiki Illness? Vacation? Stay up to date!
You are such a twit! Friends of NMS- growing every year! Parents witness student creations Facebook- project creation and sharing Twitter- share thoughts, ideas and info
Reality bites! Time consuming- do it right Accountability- excuses still exist BE AWARE OF TONE- edit!!! internet “courage” Create an –mail folder to save all parental communication Unable to reach everyone- Be confident!
Q & A Now it’s your turn. Your “voice” will be heard during our “Cover It Live” chat. Contact info Rob- Follow Rob on Twitter (miller73)