Distance Learning Tips During School Closures

Closing a school or a district in order to prevent the spread of illness or to avoid dangerous weather is no small task. Closing schools requires collaboration between the individual school, the district, and local health officials. UNESCO points out that school closures create a variety of distance learning challenges to consider: Parents unprepared for … Continue reading Distance Learning Tips During School Closures

A Note from Our CEO: Online Distance Learning Solutions During School Closures

Dear Educators and Admins, As I sat down to write to our schools a supportive message about the Coronavirus, I realized that if I were you, the last thing I'd want to see is yet another message from a company offering their solution for free. However, being inundated with questions from teachers and parents dealing … Continue reading A Note from Our CEO: Online Distance Learning Solutions During School Closures

Keeping Students at the Center of School Emergency Drills

On any given day in schools across the country, educators are facilitating instruction, analyzing assessments, collaborating with peers, interfacing with parents, and maintaining a supportive learning environment for students. These days, there has been a recent addition to this list: how to keep schools safe. Conducting safety drills is nothing new for educators. Most schools … Continue reading Keeping Students at the Center of School Emergency Drills

5 Ways to Conduct Safe Intruder Drills

Mental health support can be a key to preventing on-campus violence, but what can schools do to protect students and staff in an emergency? Behind the walls of schools located in urban centers, rural landscapes, and suburbs, US students and teachers have been practicing for the worst situation possible. Since the tragedy at Columbine High … Continue reading 5 Ways to Conduct Safe Intruder Drills