Great software helps community building and parent outreach at Arbor School.

Great software helps community building and parent outreach at Arbor School.

For large schools with hundreds and hundreds of students, it makes sense that they need learning and student management systems for record keeping and communications in one place, but it might not be as obvious why smaller independent schools need similar tools. In addition to organizing a multitude of aspects of school life, the learning management system (LMS) has tremendous potential that reaches far beyond daily task and information management.

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4 Tips for Deploying an LMS in a Private School

4 Tips for Deploying an LMS in a Private School

Schools should choose a LMS based on the school’s unique pain points and how an LMS can solve their problems. An LMS is meant to streamline tasks and support all school stakeholders. Students, teachers, administrators and parents need to understand how the system adds value to their day-to-day routine.

Considering deploying a new LMS?  We understand that every private school is different and has their own goals when looking to deploy a new technology system. If you’re exploring a new LMS, consider the following best practices:

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Why You Should Be Teaching Digital Citizenship

Why You Should Be Teaching Digital Citizenship

With many schools now shifting to allow BYOD (bring your own device) at school, combined with a general push for integrating more technology in the classroom, it’s obvious that students need to examine the consequences of their online activity–both good and bad. Here are five reasons why schools should take a lead by promoting digital and social media literacies curriculum, and promoting digital citizenship inside and outside of the classroom.

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