Many industries have adapted as a result of innovations in technology, and education is no exception. Technology is transforming the classroom and how administrators operate, presenting new opportunities for students to learn in digital environments. As a result, there are several technology tools for teachers on the market today. When a teacher is busy leading a classroom, it can be hard to keep up in an ever-evolving digital world.
From eliminating silos to reducing workloads throughout the district, there are many benefits to integrating the collection of school fees with the student information system (SIS) in a school system—not to mention many things to consider to make sure the process goes smoothly. In this article, we’ll talk about the benefits of consolidating systems, along with tips for successfully managing the integration of fee collection software and the SIS.
School administrative staff faces a number of challenges each day, from chasing down fees and forms to gaining parent approvals. Manual, error-prone processes slow administrative staff down and prevent them from focusing on more meaningful work. There are many ways to ease the workload —it requires having the right plan and resources in place to make it happen. In this article, we share five different ways to help ease the workload of the school’s administration office.
Meaningful, two-way communication between parents and their child’s district, school, and teachers is invaluable—but it’s also a challenge. Modern advancements in technology are causing a shift in communication preferences, and school administrators are left trying to figure out the best way to reach parents and, ultimately, bridge the parent-school communication gap.
In this article, we’ll share tips for improving parent-school communication across the district, but first, let’s talk about why it’s so important, to begin with.
There are many details to consider when planning a graduation or convocation. Organizers have to create a guest list, send out invitations, choose a venue, distribute tickets. The to-do list goes on and on.
That’s why we pulled together a few tips to help navigate the event planning process. By following the steps below, your next graduation or convocation ceremony will go off without a hitch.
With football games, drama performances, and graduation ceremonies, there’s always some kind of school event to plan. However, as wonderful as school events are, they can be extremely hard to plan and execute—especially if you’re a teacher or administrator tasked with planning an event on top of your daily responsibilities.
There are endless advantages to becoming a cashless school. From increasing efficiencies and offering secure payment options to improving parent communication, the benefits speak for themselves. For the folks in the financial department at your school or in your district, going cashless solves many of the pain points that plague them each day.
Strong, effective communication is the cornerstone of any successful organization—and schools are no different. With today’s ever-evolving communication channels, it’s more important than ever before that school districts plan how they will communicate with parents, students, staff, and members of the community.
Teachers and administrators have a lot to take care of in their primary roles, before considering additional tasks such as ensuring the school musical and graduation are memorable events for all involved. The time commitment associated with planning these events is often underestimated and can even come out of their after-school hours. While everyone wants to make sure that the event is a success, leveraging technology can significantly reduce the commitment needed, which allows for more time spent on what matters most, teaching.