Benefits


  • Safe, closed network: students don't have to include personal information in profile
  • It's free!
  • Sharing digital media such as blogs, links, videos, documents, notes, presentations etc..
  • Students can participate in online discussions
  • Teachers can expand their PLN (Personal Learning Network)
  • Friendly to the environment..saves paper!
  • Students have a real audience for their work
  • The calendar keeps all homework organized for teachers and students
  • Can create connections with other students from different schools, states, or cultures
  • Teachers can differentiate instruction by creating subgroups of students
  • After posting their work, students can receive feedback and suggestions
  • There are text alerts to remind students of big assignments
  • Teachers can give students positive reinforcement privately
  • Parents can stay connected by viewing their child's work and grades
  • Parents and teachers can message one another
  • Can conduct online polls
  • Direct connection to http://www.donorschoose.org/
  • Students can upload homework assignments
  • Teachers can give feedback and post grades