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...

Tiered Social Network

LivingTree builds trust and partnership between schools and families by providing private, social networks to enable family engagement. LivingTree builds these communities using the LivingTree Tiered Social NetworkR. What is LivingTree’s Tiered Social NetworkR? It is a private social network that is built as a hierarchy, or ‘tiered’ – like an organization chart or feeder […] read more...

Teaching Your Child Healthy Friendship Skills

Written by Guest Blogger: Lisa Montierth Summer is just over the horizon! It’s coming at us fast, and it’s bringing all sorts of wonderful things with it: long hours spent under the sun, barbecues, family vacations, and, of course, a break from all the routines of the school year. With all that free time sprawling […] read more...

Helping Your Child Develop a Love of Learning

Written by Guest Blogger: Lisa Montierth A love of learning can make all the difference in your child’s life, and not just in school. Developing a passion to learn helps kids grow into curious, successful adults. Being engaged at school is certainly a big step toward being an enthusiastic learner, but parents can build on […] read more...

LivingTree Helps Broaden Parent Engagement at Schools with New Translation Feature

Schools, Teachers and Families Can Now Communicate Without Language Barriers AUSTIN, TX, August 18, 2013 – LivingTree today announced the continued evolution of its digital platform enabling deeper parent engagement via a new translation feature. Parents, schools, teachers and organizations can now easily communicate in language of parent preference. Over 41 languages are now available […] read more...

Family, Inc.

Make technology work for you – instead of letting technology simply make more work! Family, Inc…  Family, Inc.  What’s that? No, Family, Inc. isn’t the latest family focused start-up aimed at toppling Disney or Pixar.  It’s also not the pre-quel or sequel for Monsters, Inc. Family, Inc. is one of the latest trends in parenting. If […] read more...

Why We Started LivingTree

My wife and I have two little girls, ages 8 and 6. We love watching their personalities develop, seeing them tackle new challenges and explore new interests. However, each new grade, class and activity is always accompanied by new people to coordinate with, schedules to track, emails to parse, and websites to visit. We found […] read more...