Author: Gaggle

Ideas,
News &
Advice

for K-12 educators and
administrators to help
create safe learning
environments.

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5 Quick Office 365 Tips for Educators

Educators are finding more uses for Office 365 both inside and outside of the classroom. The benefits are so far-reaching that sometimes it can be difficult to keep up. To help, we’ve compiled a short list of valuable tips.

05/10/2016

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5 Ways to Create a Stronger School Communications Plan

The role of a school district communications professional certainly has evolved over the past decade. Consider these tips to help enhance your communication plan and make for a much stronger message to your school community.

05/02/2016

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Prioritizing Student Online Safety

School-issued technology has led districts to consider an around-the-clock approach to looking after the safety of their students while also helping them learn how to be good digital citizens. This infographic will contribute to making student online safety a higher priority throughout your school or district.

04/29/2016

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How to Achieve Success With a School YouTube Channel

There’s perhaps no better—and easier—way to publish videos and get them seen than using YouTube. Let’s explore how you can create and leverage a YouTube channel for your school.

04/19/2016

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5 Tips for Administrators That Can Lead to BYOD Success

One of the challenges with a BYOD program is that you can’t simply tell students to bring their own devices to school. There’s much more to consider if you want your program to be successful. Here are just a few ideas.

04/11/2016

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Flipping “Meet the Teacher Night”

Making a few changes to the way you’ve always conducted this time-honored school event can also give parents an example of what it means to flip a classroom. Here are just a few ideas to get more out of this special night.

04/07/2016

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Is it Time for a Professional Development Retrospective?

With the direction technology is taking our culture as a whole, it has become even more important to offer ongoing professional development opportunities to your faculty and staff. Sometimes, however, professional development only seems to take a forward-looking perspective.

04/05/2016

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4 Ways to Create Award-Winning School Video Content

Videos aren’t just limited to your website or YouTube. Instagram, Snapchat and other video distribution channels provide additional ways for your school community, and the world, to see your work and student productions. Here are a few ideas to ensure your content hits the mark.

03/28/2016

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4 Ways Your LMS Can Increase Student Engagement

Technology can have a positive impact on student engagement, but the adage of “less is more” also applies. Here are just a few ways to use your LMS to help solve the challenge of student engagement.

03/22/2016