How I use Trello as a Lesson Plan Book (2018)

Anyone who chats with me about computer things realizes quickly that I LOVE Trello. Every time I discover some new way to involve it in my life one of my family members remarks, “You know you really should work for Trello or at least get paid as an ambassador!”

I used to use Google Drive exclusively for tutoring, but then I’d find it challenging to keep things in order. Trello was helpful with its cards, but it wasn’t until after using Trello for a full year tutoring students that I realized that the calendar feature was the lynchpin for using it very successfully. I tutored my son through Algebra 1 and we needed to keep a daily log to show his school that we were actually doing work. I wanted something that we could just share with them virtually, so I went looking at the power up opportunities. Fortunately for me, a calendar was an option. The calendar allows you to put due dates in all your items, and they appear on the date they are due on the calendar view.  Continue reading “How I use Trello as a Lesson Plan Book (2018)”

Trello for Tutoring (2017)

In this post I’m going to share how I have used Trello as a great tool for tutoring students one on one. Last year I tutored several students, and to keep everything that they were doing straight I decided to start to store things in Trello. In doing so, I found out that it worked as a wonderful back and forth tool for us to communicate, share work and ask questions.

Each student interacted a little bit differently with it, and that is one thing that I found really fun and interesting. If you are a tutor, I think that you’ll find Trello really helpful for managing things. This post will share the things that I found most useful. I hope that you find it helpful. Continue reading “Trello for Tutoring (2017)”