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Monthly Archives: May 2014

Successful Implementation of School Management Software

It can be overwhelming to implement a new technology in your school, especially a new school management system. Whether you call it that, a school information system, or school management software you will be introducing a new technology that touches every person in your community and performs many different functions. In my experience, schools that are able to implement their school [...]

End of the Year Activities

The last day of school is coming up soon and for many schools, it’s the end of this week! I figure it's a great time to share some entertaining activities for the end of the year. The first one is a free printable I created, which could be fun to do in class or even at home this summer. It's all about [...]

Helping Teachers with Technology Integration

Integrating technology in school is an important part of professional development today. My experience with this subject comes from helping schools integrate our school management software. I see firsthand how important being able to successfully integrate a new technology is for schools. This week I thought it would be helpful to share some expert tips from Edutopia. Teachers, support staff, and [...]

What’s New? An Update To Teacher Web Pages!

What’s new in our school management software? This is exciting stuff! We recently released an update to our FastDirect Communications BulletinBoards. “What are BulletinBoards?” you may ask. Well, they are also called classroom web pages, teacher web pages, teacher websites, or even faculty web pages. Furthermore, our version of the teacher web page also integrates with our online grade book, [...]

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

This week I get to honor teachers in two new posts. This post focuses on National Teacher Appreciation Week, which starts next week on May 5 and Teacher Appreciation Day is the 6th. My other post was to congratulate our 2014 NCEA convention raffle winners; check out our cute photo from that day. I'd like to offer up a big [...]

2014 NCEA Convention: FastDirect Raffle Winner

This week I have two teacher-centered posts. That gives me the warm fuzzies! In this post, I'd like to congratulate our raffle winners from the NCEA convention in Pittsburgh last week. Each year, we raffle off a bicycle and if the lucky winner cannot travel with a bike, then we offer a cash prize. This year we had two winners, [...]