Teachers' text reminders give students -- and parents -- a reason to check their phones
Pros: With over 70 languages and options to share files and links, it’s easy to keep students and parents informed and involved.
Cons: Without mindful use it could be more enabling than empowering; families in varying parts of the digital divide may have unequal access.
Bottom Line: Well-designed, highly effective messaging tool has the potential to keep students and families connected with their schools.
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