Nurture International School – “Go For It!”

Dr. Stella Pandhare, Principal of Nurture International School, says “Go for It” Nurture International School is in their second year using LivingTree. During this school year alone, Nurture International has shared 5600 posts, 440 files, 160 events, and 4800 photos. They are realizing their vision of building a strong and vibrant community. Dr. Stella Pandhare […] read more...

Maria Cantu SHARES Her Classroom

Maria Cantu has been educating children for 12 years; 9 of those years at Daniel Ramírez Elementary School in Pharr, Texas.  She knew she wanted to become a teacher when she was volunteering at the Boys and Girls Club the summer of her 9th grade year. “I instantly fell in love with teaching.” In addition to teaching […] read more...

A “whole community on board”

  LivingTree Pride – Cindy Nelson Cindy Nelson wears many hats at Park Row Christian Academy: School nurse, receptionist, admissions assistant, social media specialist, and LivingTree expert. Cindy has spent the last three years helping PRCA carry out their mission to share knowledge, skills and spiritual values with students. Like many who work in the K12 […] read more...

Lori Genzer’s LivingTree Story

LivingTree Pride – Lori Genzer, LivingTree Senior Relationship Manager Teaching has always been a passion for Lori Genzer. “Nothing beats that light bulb moment when you see those eyes light up with understanding.” Because Lori’s elementary school served many ESL students and parents, communicating with her parents was a major challenge, and two-way conversation with a parent […] read more...

Connecting teachers, parents, and students in ONE place!

After Gretchen Kasper-Hoffman’s first year of student teaching in one of Houston’s inner-city schools, Gretchen knew she wanted to continue her career educating students in urban school communities. Gretchen chose the k-12 education field because she desired to make a difference in the world, and she firmly believes “education is the most important thing.” Gretchen […] read more...

Abbey Buchert’s LivingTree Story

LivingTree Pride: Abbey Buchert, 2nd Grade Teacher Abbey is in her seventh year of teaching, and second year at Cascadia Elementary School in Seattle, Washington. Greatly influenced by her own 5th grade teacher, Abbey became an educator because she desired to show children that learning could be a positive and exciting experience. Understanding the link between […] 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...