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“Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” Warren Buffet

 

WhatsApp is the ultimate mode of communication. It is simple and easy to use. For this reason, teachers have embraced WhatsApp as the mode of communication and in this section, you will find out how teachers are using the power of WhatsApp in education.

WhatsApp

1. A beginner's guide to using WhatsApp 2020

3. WhatsApp Hacks, Tips and Tricks

2. A Parent's Guide to WhatsApp

1. How to use WhatsApp in education 

2. Whatsapp Messenger Explained 

3. WhatsApp Etiquette for Parents 

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Zoom

Zoom is a simple, sleek and straightforward video conferencing tool that has taken the world by storm. Learning how to use Zoom and other video conferencing tools will make your child’s transition online learning a breeze. Find out more when you explore this section.

1. How to use Zoom online learning

3. Step by step demonstration

2. Zoom Tutorial Channel

4. zoom 'How to' for parents

1. Education Guide to Getting Started on Zoom 

2. Comprehensive Guide to Educating Through Zoom 

3. Tips and Tricks  

4. Student Tips for Participation

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Access to a Google Classroom will enhance the learning experience for your child. In this free service for schools, teachers are able to keep track of all learners’ progress. In this section, you will learn about the power of Google Classroom.

Google Classroom

1. What parents need to know about Google 

2. Google Classroom Tutorial Channel

1. Google classroom cheat sheet

2. Google classroom tips and tricks 

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Microsoft Teams integrates video conferencing, file storage and a continuous, yet encouraging, chat feature. Teachers use this platform to create an inclusive environment for all learners.  Parents can learn more about Microsoft Teams in this section.

Microsoft Teams

1. Beginners guide to Microsoft Teams

3. A Parents guide to Teams

5. Teams used in Education

2. Teams for parents: Tips from Alice Keeler

4. A students and parents guide to Teams

1. Step by Step Guide For Teams 

2. How to use MS Teams for Education

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YouTube

YouTube is more than just an application to watch funny cat videos or the latest music videos. Teachers use this application to share resources, engage in virtual field trips and so much more. As a parent, you will learn how to share videos and save specific videos to your playlist.

 

1. How to share Videos

2. How to save Videos

1. Parental control settings in youtube

2. Saving a video to watch later 

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Moya Messenger #datafree is one of the only free messenger applications in South Africa. It works across all networks, has links to zero-rated content and has a great user interface. Learn how to download the application and use a data-free alternative. Enjoy this exploration.

Moya #datafree

 

1. #DATAFREE MOYA MESSENGER

1. Download the application from the app store

2. Data saving tips with moyo

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