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Using TikTok in the Classroom and Beyond! (Webinar)

January 21 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

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“Mr. Rinkel! You’re TikTok famous!” I’ve heard this phrase via email, messages and as I walked around my school. At the beginning of the school year (September 2019), I heard students and my children talking about TikTok, but had no clue of the app’s potential for education. This session will focus on my journey into TikTok, uses in the classroom, precautions and more! I’ll also discuss how we can use TikTok as a relationship builder with students as well as encouraging teachers across the globe.


Jeremy is a highly certified high school English teacher with an endorsement in History and Social Science. He has also earned a Master’s Degree in Educational Policy from the University of Illinois and a Master’s Degree in Teaching from Greenville University. He taught for five years at South Central School District #401 before leaving education and starting his own business. After five years of jumping into entrepreneurship journey, he began teaching at Cowden Herrick School District #3A. Throughout his teaching career, he has been a substitute teacher for three years in multiple districts, taught a variety of courses in Social Science and English, and taught as an adjunct professor at Kaskaskia College. His goal is to inspire students, teachers and anyone he comes into contact with to be a lifelong learner. Jeremy believes education is the key to solving our world’s problems. He is currently teaching coding, 3D printing, and other STEM related activities in his English classes. He also loves learning and teaching with new cutting edge technology and apps including TikTok and SnapChat.

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January 21
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
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