Student Communication Techniques

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Amazing Veteran Teacher Shares Her Best Secret for Classroom Management, and You Can Execute it TODAY

By Amy Mayer / September 1, 2023

Dear Teachers, This is Amy, CEO and founder of friEdTech, and I have a story for you that you will not want to miss. I wish I could call every one of you and tell you individually, but since that’s not practical, I’ll tell it here on this blog. It started when I read a…

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Diving Into Distance Learning: Google Attendance Form

By Shantel Lott / July 20, 2020

As we potentially dive back into distance learning, you may be trying to figure out how to manage your virtual classroom attendance. How can you keep track of who shows up? Well, we’ve got a free and easy solution for you! Google Forms is an excellent tool to use to take attendance. Here are some…

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Top 5 Ways to Provide Meaningful Feedback for Students

By Amy Mayer / November 13, 2019

Providing immediate, meaningful feedback to students has been a challenge for teachers as long as education has existed. The story goes something like this: If a teacher spends ten minutes “marking” a paper, the student will spend ten seconds looking at and taking in the information. There are few arguments to the contrary . .…

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Type with Emojis on your Mac, PC or Chromebook

By Amy Mayer / May 27, 2019

It’s true! You can type in everyone’s newest favorite language—emojis—on your Mac or PC laptop, and it’s SUPER easy! Emojis are a crucial way that young people interpret and share emotions in the digital age. So while they are certainly fun and cute, there are other beneficial reasons to use them in your communication with…

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