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Virtual School Student Notification System

See why so many virtual schools rely on us to send their students notifications about deadlines, information, and important dates.

Manage Your Virtual Classroom With a Mass Notification System

Almost since we first heard about dial-up internet, adults have been taking advantage of on-line schools and courses to earn degrees and broaden their career choices. It was only a matter of time before this option of Internet schooling would be made available for children. Now a certified teacher can perform the job that she loves without having to leave the house.

The Freedom to Choose the Right Virtual School

Not bound by the school district their house falls in, parents are able to choose the virtual school they want their child to attend. Educators choosing to teach in a virtual environment have more options too. With no school boards or unions to contend with, an online teacher can focus on what he/she loves: teaching.

Virtual Classroom Policy & Communication Guide

Just like with a traditional classroom, the teacher guiding a virtual one needs to be managing her class at all times. This can be done by enacting rules and policies that must be followed, allowing a sense of community to develop among the students, providing timely feedback, and interacting with the parents.

  • Rules and Policies: Even though the overall environment may feel more relaxed, the virtual classroom will still need rules in order to be an effective venue for education. Turning in assignments on time, showing respect for peers and participation in classroom discussions are examples of rules that should be enforced by an online instructor.
  • A Sense of Community: From the child's standpoint, a virtual classroom can feel isolating. Recognize this and foster activities that invite students to interact. Place them in teams for assignments or pit them against one another in friendly competitions. As you nurture their social needs and a sense of community develops, their eagerness to learn will increase.
  • Timely Feedback: As you expect assignments to be turned in on time, your students are expecting to hear how they fared on them. Grade assignments as quickly as you would if you worked for a school district and post the results for the child to see.
  • Parental Interactions: Your relationship with the parents of your students is very important if you wish to be an effective teacher in this virtual environment. Without the ability to send a note home informing a parent of an upcoming assignment, or change in schedule a virtual teacher will have to get creative with communication. Use a mass notification that is sent to the parent's phone when you have important information to relay.

Send Teacher Surveys Using Automated Phone Polling

A mass notification system can also be useful in other ways to stay connected with your students' parents. DialMyCalls has the capability to send an automated teacher survey using their phone polling feature that will allow you to invite feedback from the parents. Ask a question, set the options for answers and send the message. In this way parents can let you know what they think of the curriculum or how manageable the homework is. You could even use this feature to help you schedule video conferences with the parent. They will be more responsive if you are offering them a choice in times.

Adjusting to the virtual school system will take time for teachers, students, and parents. This is a brave new innovation in education that has tremendous potential if managed correctly.




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