Back-to-School: Building a Community

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Teachers, parents, and students begin are focusing on back-to-school preparations as summer draws to a close. The feverish attempt to prepare for the school year is challenging, even without a pandemic. As we focus on what we’re teaching and how we’re going to teach it, it can be easy to forget how important it is … read more »


Building Remote Learning Rapport

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Teachers began the 2019-2020 school year with activities to build relationships with their students. Building meaningful relationships is the cornerstone of every classroom, and we work tirelessly to make connections with students and families. The COVID-19 pandemic abruptly forced teachers to transition from face-to-face learning to remote learning for the school year’s final months. We … read more »


Customer Support for Families During Remote Learning

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Unforeseen circumstances from the pandemic have repositioned schools to remote teaching and learning experiences. Teachers faced an enormous challenge of adapting their teaching to best meet the needs of their students. This shift in teaching and learning has also placed more responsibility on the shoulders of our students’ families. However, there is one thing that … read more »


Let’s Talk About: Practicing Creative Communication with Students

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June is Effective Communication Month – the perfect time of year to practice the Creative Communicator ISTE standard with students. Students consume media messages a lot more frequently than they create them.  June has a few silly “holidays” that can be used as fodder for student practice.  Let’s talk about how to make the best … read more »