3 Ideas to Help Teachers Struggling with Technology

July 31, 2015

3 Ideas to Help Teachers Struggling with Technology

Experts say some teachers are still are reluctant to use technology, mostly because of a lack of time, a lack of resources, or a lack of confidence in their ability…

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7 Ideas for Using Video to Engage with Students and Families

July 30, 2015

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By: Britney Morgan  Video has proven to be one of the most important mediums for creating engagement with followers on social media. Schools can leverage this medium to connect with…

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Keeping Students Safe When Riding the School Bus

July 29, 2015

Keeping Students Safe When Riding the School Bus

23 million students take the bus to and from school each day.   A child is 13 times more likely to get to school safely than with any other form…

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Protect Your District’s Identity on Twitter with the Verification Badge

July 20, 2015

Ever notice Twitter accounts with the little blue check? In the beginning, they were to protect high profile celebrities from impostors creating fake accounts. These little blue checks became common…

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3 Ways Snapchat Can Help Schools Engage With Students

July 16, 2015

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    When Snapchat first arrived on the scene, there were many concerns for the safety of children using these apps. Many schools and districts sent warnings home to parents…

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Use Facebook to Increase Engagement within Your School Community

July 15, 2015

71% of online American adults use Facebook and there are over 1.25 billon mobile active users worldwide. 57% of people use their mobile phone to find out information about events…

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How to Build Engagement with Parents and Key Stakeholders

July 14, 2015

Creating an atmosphere where parent engagement is a purposeful partnership that is culturally responsive throughout a school or district starts with district and school leaders. School and district administrators set…

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Cyber-bullying: How Schools Can Help with Prevention

July 13, 2015

Cyber-bullying is a huge concern for schools but typically happens off school grounds making it complicated for school leaders to govern. Research shows that cyber-bullying primarily happens through social media on mobile devices…

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Back to School Events Promote Chronic Absenteeism Prevention

July 10, 2015

Research reveals that missing 10 percent of the school year, about 18 days in most school districts, negatively affects a student’s academic performance. Absenteeism in the first month of school can predict…

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5 Tools to Enhance Parent-Teacher Communication

July 8, 2015

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As technology continues to evolve, so should parent communication. Schools and their teachers have a great opportunity to enhance communication and parent engagement by utilizing available technology tools. Here are…

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