Going to be Absent to Your Own Class?
Worried about privacy and YouTube? No worries, just save your screencast to your Google Drive account with 'anyone with the link' sharing permission. When it is time to share, provide a link or QR code on your door if you are going to be absent. You can also email your screencast and/or embed the video on your teacher website for all parents to see.
Want to Have Fun with Parents?
Flippity.net and Google Sheets. Instructions on how to do this can be found from a previous blog post that I wrote.
Kahoot! We know that our students love participating in the game - might be great to share the fun. You could ask parents questions pertaining to your class and then go into more detail about the answers. It is important to note that parents would have to be willing to use their mobile device to make this work.
Need to Get Feedback?
It is important to know that both options below would require a parent to use their mobile device to provide feedback.
Socrative. This could be a great way of asking parents/guardians what they want you to know about their son/daughter.
The possibilities are endless as to what you can do. The most important thing is to make sure that you are having fun during open house as well as the parents. Stop by room 222 if you would like to talk more about what you can do with technology during open house.
Happy Beginning of the School Year!