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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5 Tools to Enhance Parent-Teacher Communication

July 8, 2015

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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5 Ways to Increase Student Achievement through Family and Community Engagement

July 1, 2015

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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A Balanced Look into School Social Media Policies

June 25, 2015

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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