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Professional Development. Remind 101 A Class Communication App Creekside Intermediate School. History. Remind101 provides a safe way for teachers to text message students and stay in touch with parents.

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Professional development

Professional Development

Remind 101

A Class Communication App

Creekside Intermediate School


History
History

  • Remind101 provides a safe way for teachers to text message students and stay in touch with parents.

  • It is 100% free and is used by over 500,000 teachers, students and parents to send millions of messages every month.

  • FAST, SAFE & EASY

  • Available on most cellular devices through your app store and available as a website.


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Uses

  • Send messages to:

    • Co-workers

    • Students

    • Parents

  • Ensure a safe way to send weekly news, updates and important information.


The first step creating an account
The First Step: Creating an Account

  • For this class we will have each learner create an account using the Remind 101 website. You can later download the app to your phone or tablet.

  • Open a new window in your internet server and type in the following address:

    www.remind101.com


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Join:

Once on the website, fill out the registration screen and then click sing up.


Get started add your first class
Get Started: Add Your First Class

  • You will create one class to begin with in order to become accustom to the idea of Remind 101. Select a class name enter into the rectangle and then click Add.

  • The example is my class for Creekside PE Students and Parents.


Now grab your phone and subscribe to your class
Now Grab Your Phone And Subscribe to Your Class!

  • Remind 101 will create a unique phone # and code for you to use with your class. Simply give this # and code to your students and/or parents and they will be able to subscribe to your class.

Simply have students/parents text your unique code to the number and they will be added to your class.


Don t worry
Don’t Worry

  • The only phone number that your students or parents will see is the Remind 101 phone number that was generated for your account. Your personal phone number will never be released to students. And you will not have there phone numbers!

  • Be Happy


Participate
Participate

  • Be sure to subscribe to your own class!

  • You must be a subscriber to move on to the next step of the registration process.

    • Using your phone send your message code to the number given for your class!


Messaging
Messaging!

Send your class a sample message! Simply type in to the box what you wish to say and click send!

Check yourself!

You should receive the message that you send on your own phone, since you are a subscriber to the class!


Easy as 123
Easy as 123….

  • Those three simple steps have you ready to send messages to parents, students, and co-workers.

  • Create classes for individuals, small groups, or committees, even the PTA!

  • Remind 101 provides easy printed instructions to pass out to have people learn how to sign up to be a part of your class!


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Not just for cell phone users: Email option available! Simply print this page and pass out to your potential class members!


Support and incentives
Support and Incentives Simply print this page and pass out to your potential class members!

  • Sing up for my Remind 101 Professional Development Class

    • Text @CreekPD101 to 706-321-4218

  • You will receive weekly hints about Remind 101 and other technology updates.

  • Each faculty member who subscribes will receive 30 minutes additional planning time. 30 minutes will be covered by support staff and must be marked on calendar at least one week in advance.


Evaluation
Evaluation Simply print this page and pass out to your potential class members!

  • Is Remind 101 an app that you would find helpful in connecting with parents, students, and or co-workers? Yes or No

  • Was the tutorial helpful in setting up a Remind 101 account, creating a class, and sending a sample message? Yes or No

  • Do you feel that you need additional training in this area before beginning to implement the use of the app? Yes or No

  • What are apps are you interested in finding out more about in future professional development meetings. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________Please email evaluation response to James Dudley

  • Dudley-j@harris.k12.ga.us


Helpful hints
Helpful Hints Simply print this page and pass out to your potential class members!

  • Visit the following site to gain additional help and tutorials about Remind 101

  • http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLBIIEKm7_m9TdNSx4bz4mliXpnrK59IKS

  • Contact Information:

    • James Dudley

    • Dudley-j@harris.k12.ga.us

    • Remind 101 account: 706-321-4218

    • @CreekPD101