Archive for March 2015
What’s in your wallet? Something that’ll help with Tech Tip Tuesday?
Are your boss’ initials U-F? * Money is tight for our schools. Like it or not, school communicators have to be down right parsimonious in their thoughts, words, and deeds. But receding funds shouldn’t stop you from making a video that tells a compelling story about your schools. And what you need to get started is probably…Read More
I’m still learning from our amazing tribe of school communicators – SCN Encourager
I’m grateful for the lessons you teach me. Sometimes I get too caught up in the sizzle and the fluff. It’s almost impossible for me to read a book, listen to a podcast, or walk into a store without scribbling down notes about what I see and hear. If ever I could actually decipher these…Read More
Praise for imaginative approaches to difficult issues – SCN Encourager
Kudos to the creative types who are willing to step into the ring and battle our society’s most pressing problems. Really. I wish my creative juices would kick in when the going gets tough. But I’m probably dreaming. My creative engine is usually running on fumes even when going is easy. This doesn’t mean I should stop trying,…Read More
School-to-Home Communication is critical, but every parent values it differently
Is it weird to talk about schools while on vacation? I had joined my sister and her family for their spring break vacation in Key West when I started this blog post about avenues for school-to-home communication. Writing poolside, with a view of the turquoise Atlantic Ocean, the idyllic example of school-to-home communication I was remembering was…Read More
Who’d be an ideal speaker at your next school communicators conference? – SCN Encourager
I’d give the nod to Eddie Haskell. Yep, that Eddie Haskell. The fawning, wise-cracking iconic teenager from the “Leave It to Beaver” TV show from the early 1960s would be my choice. One TV historian described Eddie as “unctuous.” This was a brand new word for me so I can’t actually confirm or deny this…Read More
Tech Tip Tuesday: You’re free to be YOU… even with Wufoo!
Parents, board members, we present Wufoo . . . You gotta admit, gracing your online form with the name “Wufoo” in the left hand corner could be startling. Some people might think something’s strange is up… like you’re about to check IDs to confirm that everyone is older than 21. For sure, just seeing the name Wufoo can have that…Read More