Tag: communication

  • Educator-parent communication doesn’t have to be a struggle

    Educator-parent communication doesn’t have to be a struggle

    Key points: When I think about the challenges and tribulations facing us as educators today,none are more urgent, in my opinion, than improving the communication links between educators and parents. While we’ve had advancements in society like social media and technology, which have made communication between the two more possible and available, there is still…

  • Editor’s Letter: Communication crisis at city hall just as concerning as infrastructure breakdown

    Editor’s Letter: Communication crisis at city hall just as concerning as infrastructure breakdown

    The water main break at 11th and West Peachtree streets in Midtown at 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 1. (Photo by Beth McKibben) Let’s just be frank: The City of Atlanta’s communication with the public during the water crisis was an embarrassing shambles.         The lack of information and updates from Atlanta Watershed and the city…

  • 5 ways to engage your school community with tech-powered communication

    5 ways to engage your school community with tech-powered communication

    Key points: Schools and districts nationwide are learning that effective communication with families is more important than ever before. Unfortunately, developing a communications plan is time- and resource-intensive, especially if the approach is fragmented and disjointed.  For best results, a district communications strategic plan should identify key stakeholders, the outcomes you want to achieve with…

  • Why Effective Communication is Essential for Student Engagement and Wellness

    Why Effective Communication is Essential for Student Engagement and Wellness

    Download the booklet to learn how digital signage can enhance student wellness, create higher engagement, ensure safer environments, and improve communications with students, staff, and parents from one classroom to entire districts. Sponsored by: #Effective #Communication #Essential #Student #Engagement #Wellness

  • Dolphins stress communication with absent QB Tua Tagovailoa | National

    Dolphins stress communication with absent QB Tua Tagovailoa | National

    Dolphins head coach Mike McDaniel can deal with an occasional absence from quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, even during negotiations toward a long-term contract extension. Tagovailoa was excused from Tuesday’s team workout after attending Monday. He played in former Alabama head coach Nick Saban’s annual charity golf tournament, a date previously cleared by the Dolphins. “I think…

  • Safe and Sound – Systematic Communication Strategies for Ensuring School Safety

    Safe and Sound – Systematic Communication Strategies for Ensuring School Safety

    Safe and Sound – Systematic Communication Strategies for Ensuring School Safety Moderated by Kevin Hogan, eSchool News, Content Director When every second counts, there is no higher priority for school district leaders than to create secure and informed campus environments. Having a campus-wide…

  • School-home communication remains a challenge for many districts

    School-home communication remains a challenge for many districts

    Key points: One-third of parents say they feel uninformed about their child’s progress in school, and less than 40 percent receive regular communication around supporting their child’s academic success, according to a survey from edtech solution company SchoolStatus. The lack of clarity around school-home communications is cause for concern, given that 77 percent of families surveyed…