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Meet the Teacher Taking TikTok By Storm

Published on January 13, 2021

Who Doesn’t Need a Laugh This Year?!

Everyone is tired of hearing it, but this school year has been challenging. Whether it’s dealing with technology issues, digitizing your lessons, or engaging students you can’t even see, teachers have been on the front lines to keep our communities sane and functioning. So the question is, who doesn’t need a laugh right now?

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Are Open Educational Resources (OER) right for your district?

Published on December 10, 2020

Each year public schools spend millions of dollars on copyright-protected textbooks. Districts do this even though we now live in a digitally dominated world full of open-sourced books. But there’s an alternative.

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SchoolStatus Announces Availability of Contact Tracing Capabilities

Published on September 09, 2020

Administrators can efficiently notify guardians of students who may have come in contact with a student or staff member with a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19

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Here to Help: Communicating During a Crisis

Published on March 25, 2020

As COVID-19 has closed many schools across the country, we stand in awe of the dedication shown by our partner teachers, administrators, and staff. Specifically, even though schools are technically closed, we’re seeing communications at 300% of typical levels. That says a lot about your dedication to your students.

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The Future of Parent Engagement

Published on August 16, 2019
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What Data-Driven Educators Use Instead of a Call Log

Published on October 17, 2018

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.

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New to Student Data Analytics? Why Averages are Misleading Your Intervention Efforts

Published on September 25, 2018

Did you know the average salary for teachers in the US is $56,000/year according to The Bureau of Labor Statistics? While I trust the bureau’s information,

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Things Teachers Are Amazing at That Have Nothing to Do with Teaching

Published on October 13, 2017

Spend a few years in the classroom, and you'll inevitably get better at addressing a group . You'll start to grade papers faster and faster. Your lesson plans will begin to sparkle with wit and charm.

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Half of Teachers Miss 10+ Days of School Annually

Published on September 29, 2017

Student absenteeism is obviously a factor in how well a child does in school. Turns out, teacher absenteeism is also a leading factor in student outcomes. Published studies reveal interesting findings about teachers who miss school. Some trends in teacher absenteeism are surprising, and not all are easily explained.

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5 Excel Functions Every Educator Needs to Know

Published on September 18, 2017

As many of our customers know, my favorite part of SchoolStatus is our reporting engine. I’m a big fan of manipulating and smashing data together to see cool correlations and timely trends.

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