How can we make happier schools? Schools are happier when they’re more inclusive, and when interactions between students and teachers are marked by high expectations and mutual respect. It’s a matter of communication. And when it comes to whole-school communication, it’s tough to beat digital[…]
Digital signage is increasingly commonplace in schools as elsewhere. Librarians can get good results with even minimal digital signage, and you can do it with less effort than traditional signage.
2021 was an exciting year of growth and improvement at Rise Vision. We worked hard to deliver lots of new value to you, to help you improve communication at your organization, and to save you time. Looking back, Rise Vision implemented new product updates, added new partnerships, and created fresh[…]
Depending on how you approach it, there are a handful of holidays and notable events in each school month. How should schools mark holidays? In this post, we’ll look briefly at how schools can arrange their holiday signage in advance, before looking at some of the major concerns for schools when it[…]
Chief Leschi Schools are operated as a Tribal Compact school by the Puyallup Tribe of Indians near Puget Sound, Washington, under rules that allow the tribe to structure its own schooling. Chief Leschi Schools, named for the famous 19th century Nisqually chief, have all of K-12 on the same campus,[…]
Improving student engagement, attendance, and achievement are key concerns for educators, the more so since they’re interlocked, tending to flow from each other. Traditional methods typically involve a fragmented approach. They often focus on individual issues and boil down to ‘more of the same’:[…]
Schools increasingly find themselves competing for students, including at public schools. School marketing is becoming a crucial element of building a high-performing school or district, yet school marketing is often old-fashioned, disconnected, or altogether absent. As we’ll see, school[…]
This blog post includes a transcription of the live panel "See How 3 Schools Are Planning to Improve Student Engagement In 2022 With Rise Vision and Airtame Webinar" which took place on December 8, 2021. INTRODUCTIONS What does student engagement mean to you and your school district? How are you[…]
Every teacher strives for a happy classroom. But how does a school achieve this without compromising students' academic performance and personal development of students? How do you define happiness and learning? Read on to learn tips on how to create a happy classroom environment.
Amazon Fire Sticks can be a great, inexpensive way to dip your toe in the waters of digital signage. If you’ve been relying on a couple of flatscreens and USB sticks to handle your signage, Fire Sticks are an ideal way to take the next step because they’re inexpensive, similar to what you’re[…]
School sports form a major part of many American kids’ experience of education. Alongside official PE lessons, school sports help foster many benefits, including a greater sense of belonging, opportunities for teamwork, collaboration and success, and the establishment of lifelong healthy habits of[…]
Classroom communication is central to teaching; in fact, it’s almost a description of teaching. But the image of classroom communication as a teacher talking to rapt rows of students is false on many counts. That’s not what happens, and it’s not the most effective method of transmitting information.