Friday, June 27, 2014 to Text Your Students

If you are just starting with this blog page you will see that while the emphasis is on how to teach economics to your students, I also believe we should be as tech savvy with them as possible.  So you will see lots of ways to do this if you keep returning to this blog.

For example is an alternative to Remind to texting your students.  You can choose between a restricted environment where only you see the texts or one where all students respond.  Either way it is an improvement since you can individually text your students, but the conversation is recorded to ensure proper school etiquette is followed.  The nice thing about this is that if your students have questions, you do not need to answer every question, but can rely on the students to help each other.  You can also also send out questions to your students and see an instant poll.  This is useful the night before a test first to make sure they are reminded to study as well as to gauge if they are ready for the test.  If there is a deficiency, then you can send a link to your students for the particular item that needs to be studied.

Above is a tutorial on how to use the basic elements of

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