At-risk. It’s a common term in education. It’s a scary term to most.
Cloud-based education platforms have revolutionized the way teachers communicate with students in the classroom, making it instantaneous and more effortless than ever. But what if technology could revolutionize how teachers communicate with parents in that same way?
If my friends and I wanted to talk to each other at school, we either passed notes or had to impatiently wait until lunch or recess.
As far as I can tell, everyone I have ever met is either at the beach right now, planning a trip to the beach, or just got back from the beach. Summer is prime time for vacations in general. Kids are out of school, the skies are blue, and really it’s too hot to do a whole lot of productive stuff anyway.
Have you ever met someone and right off the bat, you knew you weren’t going to jive with this person?
Leaders tend to find themselves juggling quite a bit of information, time, decision-making, and personnel needs in their roles - regardless of industry. And as a district leader, you often add community relations and school board dynamics into the mix as well. With all of this on your plate, how can you make sure you’re being effective as a leader vs. just juggling it all to keep it afloat and not let the audience down?
Hector Boldo works with teachers every day- but not in the classroom. As an integral team member at SchoolStatus, Hector is one of the first in line to assist with your special reports, smart tags, or helping teachers and administrators make their first calls using Channel. Hector recently took the opportunity to sit down and chat with Sara Bailey, a 4th grade teacher from Lamar County School District.
I was used to being the smart kid. I'd never encountered a class where I wasn't one of the first to shoot my hand up whenever the teacher asked a question.