Get your school’s website started in 4 steps

Ashley BellomySchool Websites

Whether you already have a school or you’re just starting up, an engaging, modern website is an essential part of your school’s marketing and communications. It allows you to show potential families what you’re all about and provides an easy way to share information with current parents and students, as well as interested community members. On the other hand, having … Read More

10 steps to starting your private school

Ashley BellomySchool Management

Whether you’re just beginning to daydream about starting your own private school or you’re ready to take the plunge, there are a lot of considerations for you to make. Want to be sure you’re not missing any important steps? With these 10 steps, you can be on your path to owning and running the school of your dreams. Need more … Read More

Twine selected as one of Feedspot’s Top Teacher Blogs

Ashley BellomyNews

We are thrilled to be featured on Feedspot’s list of Top Teacher Blogs.  Feedspot maintains incredibly detailed lists of top blogs and bloggers across many different industries, connecting readers with the content they’d most like to see through email digests, subscriptions, and similar services. We are honored to be included on this list and we look forward to providing more … Read More

Transitioning to online learning for your private school

Ashley BellomyBlended Learning, Learning Management

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Last updated: 3/16/2020 With COVID-19 concerns looming, many schools and school districts are looking for ways to move to online learning to support efforts to limit social interactions and the spread of disease, while not creating a disruption to students’ academic pursuits. To that end, we’ve developed this guide to help schools implement online learning. Getting students connected  Infrastructure is … Read More

Uniform or no uniform: that is the question!

Ashley BellomySchool Management

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A NCES survey showed that more than half of all private schools in the US require uniforms as part of their dress code. There’s no official rule that says private schools have to adhere to a uniform dress code, but often administrators at private schools choose to do so. So, what’s your plan for students: uniforms or no uniforms? Here … Read More

How schools can help end cyberbullying

Ashley BellomyTeacher Resources

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What is cyberbullying and why is it important? Cyberbullying is any unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance and that takes place over digital devices. It includes sending, posting or sharing negative, harmful, false, or mean content about someone else and can sometimes cross into unlawful behavior, according to StopBullying.gov. Cyberbullying is … Read More

Best resources for teachers to help combat cyberbullying

Ashley BellomyTeacher Resources

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With the increase in students’ use of social media and smartphones, cyberbullying is unfortunately also on the rise. As a teacher, it can be hard to know exactly where to start, since most of the conflict between students happens outside of the walls of your classroom. We’ve compiled some of the best resources on the web to help you better … Read More

Twine Piloted in South African Schools

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Twine piloted in South African schools

Twine, known for its ability to bring large-scale school management software to small schools, is being piloted in 8 schools outside Cape Town, in the Western Cape province of South Africa. Twine was selected specifically to help bring Edsby to individual schools within the large province of 1.2 million students. Principals and educators in the pilot expressed excitement during their … Read More

Helping teachers find great English/Language Arts websites

Ashley BellomyTeacher Resources

Looking for the best English/Language Arts websites for your teachers and students? At Twine, we understand that your teachers’ time is one of your school’s most valuable resources and we are here to help. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the Best ELA Websites for Teachers. In this list, you’ll find the best free resources on the web for … Read More