embr for Schools & Districts

4 Ways to Prep Your embrAPP for the New School Year

While students may be kicking back to relax or in the heart of summer activities, educators are often hard at work thinking ahead for the new school year. Your embrAPP…

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The New Imperative For Public Education: Branding and Marketing Your School

By: David R. Voss from SEEN Magazine Public education used to be a monopoly. No competition. Every year the students simply showed up, and most people loved and supported what…

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5 Tools to Enhance Parent-Teacher Communication

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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A Balanced Look into School Social Media Policies

When discussing social media policies,  there are two major federal policies educators must consider, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) of 1998 and the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA)…

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Community Engagement – Why Leveraging Mobile is Critical for Communication

Leading schools and school districts are reinventing how they are communicating with key stakeholders in their school communities. Here’s their secret…use mobile applications to reach parents, students, teachers, and school…

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What Parents REALLY Want From School Communicators…

Just how involved do parents want to be in daily school communication? A recent survey found the answer to be quite telling. Over 55% of parents and guardians expect to…

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Why Having a Strong Community Matters

What does it mean to have a strong school community? The answer may vary, but one underlying theme would hold true: consistent communication is the foundation of a strong school…

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Engage and Listen to Your Parent Community with the embrAPP for Schools and Districts

Parents are often the most overlooked resource within a school community. But, why is that the case? With busy work schedules, multiple family commitments, and various other activities, parents may…

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5 Ways to Increase Student Achievement through Family and Community Engagement

Numerous studies show that engaging families in their children’s education increases student success and decreases dropout rates. Research also shows that community engagement is essential for student achievement as well…

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4 Tips to Help Principals Connect with Parents

1. Build a Learning Partnership with Parents. Find ways to deepen the conversations at home about what is happening in your school’s classrooms. Set the tone for parent engagement that…

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