PSJA ISD – 21,000 Virtual Windows and Counting!

“LivingTree allows us to take a leap forward in community building by providing us with our own private social network for collaboration and engagement across our district, school, and classroom communities.”  – Adrian Garcia, PSJA ISD Chief Technology Officer Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD, located in South Texas just north of Mexico, serves ~32,000 students. By the […] read more...

100% Participation = Real Results

“Using the LivingTree platform, our school  was able to build a much tighter community and meaningful engagement with our families. It has truly changed our level of transparency with parents and how we converse, share, and coordinate in the context of educating our children. – Eden Hinds, Briargrove Elementary Principal, Houston ISD Briargrove Elementary serves ~910 […] read more...

Ten Favorite Things

“We need to make the positives so loud that the negatives are almost impossible to hear.” George Curous – TCEA 2016 2016 is a GREAT year to be part of education. From inspiring minds to incredible advances in technology, there’s no limit to new materials, tools, methodologies, and thoughts available to transform our classrooms and […] read more...

7 Ways the LivingTree App Increases Parent Engagement

7 Ways the LivingTree App Increases Parent Engagement http://www.weareteachers.com/blogs/post/2016/02/10/6-ways-the-livingtree-app-increases-parent-engagement  by Jessica McFadden   Let’s get real: It’s time for us to implement a teacher-to-parent communication app that is used on both sides of the conversation. And not just the über-involved room parents or those glued to their smartphones—all the parents. We think LivingTree can be […] read more...

Comunicación Directa de Padres a Maestros En Su Propio Idioma

http://www.elianatardio.com/2015/09/16/comunicacion-directa-padres-maestros-propio-idioma/?utm_content=buffer66671&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer Tuve la suerte de participar de un valioso seminario para entender los servicios que LivingTree tiene para ofrecer a las familias con objeto de facilitar la comunicación directa de padres a maestros. El sistema que ha sido creado con las características de una red social interactiva, tiene todas las funciones a las que los […] read more...

LivingTree Strengthens Parent Engagement

http://www.mommyteaches.com/2015/09/livingtree-strengthens-parent-engagement/ Parental Engagement is a must in my book. Right from the very start of the year, I feel the need to connect with the teachers for both of my boys. I begin the introduction on the second day via email. I want them to know that I know education is a group and community […] read more...

Communication is Key in Staying Engaged in Your Child’s Education

http://quemeanswhat.com/parent-teacher-communication-is-key/ Ongoing research shows that family engagement in schools improves student achievement, reduces absenteeism, and restores parents’ confidence in their children’s education. (NEAtoday.org) Parents are their children’s most important people in their education career and teachers are second. In my personal conversations with other parents, I have learned that how well they ‘like’ their child’s teacher […] read more...

Una plataforma de comunicación escolar que elimina la barrera del idioma

http://www.lafamiliacool.com/una-plataforma-de-comunicacion-escolar-que-elimina-la-barrera-del-idioma/ Este es un post patrocinado por Livingtree. Como siempre, todas las opiniones son de mi autoría y no han sido editadas por terceros. La distribución de premios del sorteo en la fiesta en Twitter será realizada por el patrocinador. Un comentario que escucho mucho de los maestros y las escuelas es que muchos padres […] read more...