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Remind101 EdSurge Video Review

Oct 4, 2012

'LIGHTS, CAMERA, A... REVIEW':  It's no secret that we're biased towards snappy titles and smart words when it comes to content -- just check out the 120 newsletters we've cranked out to date. But we also hope to bring you quality content in every way possible.

Here's our most recent experiment: Over the past summer, Jennie Dougherty, who created the BetaClassroom blog and edUpgrade, has been working hard with EdSurge on a series of video quick-take reviews of products.

Here's the first video....

Our goal with these reviews is to highlight for educators some of the strengths and weaknesses of tools that are available to use in classrooms right now. Think of these videos as conversation starters. 

Jennie's picked some of the products that she has relied on when teaching high school as the first subjects for her reviews. Her debut review is on the teacher communications tool, Remind101. You can read more about Remind101 on EdSurge here.

If you're a teacher, please nominate products that you'd like to see reviewed in our "two-stars-and-a-wish" format. Let us know here. And if you have ideas about how to improve these segments, let us know here, too. 

Even better: become a star! We invite teachers who have used products extensively--and have some thoughts about what makes them useful or not--to join our view reviews. Drop a note to us at instruct@edsurge.com. We're looking forward to hearing from you!

Review |

Remind101 EdSurge Video Review

Oct 4, 2012

'LIGHTS, CAMERA, A... REVIEW':  It's no secret that we're biased towards snappy titles and smart words when it comes to content -- just check out the 120 newsletters we've cranked out to date. But we also hope to bring you quality content in every way possible.

Here's our most recent experiment: Over the past summer, Jennie Dougherty, who created the BetaClassroom blog and edUpgrade, has been working hard with EdSurge on a series of video quick-take reviews of products.

Here's the first video....

Our goal with these reviews is to highlight for educators some of the strengths and weaknesses of tools that are available to use in classrooms right now. Think of these videos as conversation starters. 

Jennie's picked some of the products that she has relied on when teaching high school as the first subjects for her reviews. Her debut review is on the teacher communications tool, Remind101. You can read more about Remind101 on EdSurge here.

If you're a teacher, please nominate products that you'd like to see reviewed in our "two-stars-and-a-wish" format. Let us know here. And if you have ideas about how to improve these segments, let us know here, too. 

Even better: become a star! We invite teachers who have used products extensively--and have some thoughts about what makes them useful or not--to join our view reviews. Drop a note to us at instruct@edsurge.com. We're looking forward to hearing from you!

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