It's 2018 award season – Oscars, Grammys, Emmys, et al. But what about award-winning school website design? Is beauty in the eye of the beholder, or can we all agree what is a well-designed school website?
We all know what makes for bad design, for we've all been on bad school websites – but
You know how important that first parent-teacher night/open house of the school year is. Starting off on the right foot is critical so parents can familiarize themselves with the teacher, the classroom, school building and all the resources you want them to use to help their child succeed.
It’s that time of year – the start of the holiday season. It’s a compressed time of celebrations, religious observances, shopping, entertaining, travel, overeating. You have your lists; you’re checking them twice, right?
Well, here’s another list to add to your list of to-dos: using the
It’s the workhorse of school communications. It’s direct, measurable and can be one of the most powerful tools in your communications mix. Unfortunately, however, few school administrators writing and sending emails understand the science behind creating ones that get noticed, opened, read and a
It’s easy to recognize that great communication is at the heart of any great school. What’s not so easy to grasp these days is identifying which communication channels to focus on, and when to use them to reach your audiences.
Although there is more technology than ever for connecti
I don’t know about you, but I’d be lost without my calendar. Imagine your school trying to function without one. Or for the sake of this article, imagine your school calendar is making it hard for your parents to access, connect with, and even trust the info they do find.
Being in the busines
A huge benefit of schools using social media is the engagement that results from using these popular channels. Spreading the word (and pictures) to tell your school stories can motivate your audiences to participate and actually respond. It is “social” after all.
When the conversation gets go
If you’re in charge of your school website, or on the team that manages it, there’s a good chance you get an earful of suggestions on how to improve it. Most often, the complaints you get have to do with stale content or parents not being able to find what they’re looking for.
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