Archive for May 2015

Time-Saving Tricks & Hacks

It’s May. Which probably means that you’re busier than ever. The end of the school year seems to bring with it a ton of events, awards to be printed, and field trips to be planned and taken. I find that I am on my computer more frequently, too, to make sure all of those things get done.…

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For only $3, I thought this was the perfect Mother’s Day gift. – SCN Encourager

What mom wouldn’t want a break from flowers? Mothers must find it tiresome. Having the same conversation with friends right after Mother’s Day every year. “Hi [insert mother’s name here]. How was your Mother’s Day?” “Same ol’. Same ol’, [insert a friend’s name here]. I got flowers again. I fake like I like them, but sure wish my kid had…

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Did you know your brain craves “visuals?” – SCN Encourager

How comforting is today’s news? We never have to fear zombies again. It’s true. And you’ll be amazed by the logic of it all. Fact #1: Zombies crave brains. Fact #2: Each one of us has a brain. Therefore: We should’ve all been eaten by zombies by now. But we haven’t been! Now… you may feel victimized by the Legislature…

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The social media conundrum; post with speed or post with polish

This is Part II of SCN’s interview with Kristin Magette, author of “Embracing Social Media: A Practical Guide to Manage Risk and Leverage Opportunity.” Kristin’s book belongs in every school communicator’s reference library. It’s saturated with practical advice and inspiration about using social media to fortify and expand your school community. (And if you missed Part I last week, it’s…

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What do good leaders inevitably attract? – SCN Encourager

It ain’t fame and fortune, folks. Sorry. Wish it was. Leadership expert Ron Edmondson says leaders are magnets for pain. And while the general public may only see “the gain” – or whatever else the media chooses to report out – the reality is that it’s not uncommon for every leader’s “stamina” to be consistently challenged.…

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