Parent communication and resource-sharing tool keeps families engaged
Pros: The familiar interface will help parents get on board quickly, and the site's well-designed for productivity.
Cons: As with any social media tool, keeping up with parent comments can overwhelm, and some users may not respect the guidelines.
Bottom Line: With a mindful onboarding process, Heard has great potential to be a go-to tool for parent involvement and community building.
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App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.