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How to Create an Intentional Technology Plan

Academic Leadership ● July 25, 2021

Teaching and learning during the pandemic gave everyone a major crash course on the role of technology in education. With little notice, teachers, students, and administrators were forced to work creatively with the tools they had—while simultaneously learning the strengths and limitations of techno...

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ISM Membership Fills the Gaps for Small Schools

School Heads ● July 25, 2021

Being the Head of a small school can be a daunting task. After you’ve spent your career teaching and working your way up into administration, when you become responsible for everything, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed.

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How to Talk to Students About Emotionally Charged Media

Academic Leadership ● July 11, 2021

Media consumption is only increasing, especially as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the age most children receive a smartphone and access to the internet is decreasing. What does this mean for how current students interact with media, their perception of the world and others, and how educators should help?

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How to Use the Net Promoter Score (NPS) in Your Private School Marketing

Marketing Communications ● July 11, 2021

When 90% of consumers trust the opinions of their friends and family for key buying decisions, private schools can’t afford to leave word-of-mouth marketing to chance. To effectively measure family loyalty to your school, you’ll need to invest resources into establishing a routine customer satisfaction feedback loop for your students, parents, and even your teachers.

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How to Keep Kids Safe Online

Academic Leadership ● June 6, 2021

The days of handing kids a device and telling them to “be safe” are long gone. Online safety has evolved, even in the last year, and, as educators, you must adjust your guidelines, advice, and protection to accommodate even your school’s youngest digital citizens.

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