By: Robyn D. Shulman, M.Ed.
For over a month now, the Coronavirus pandemic has changed the world as we know it. Overnight, families across the U.S. have been forced into an unrecognizable life. Due to quarantine orders, many parents are working from home today. (Check out our previous blog post for some tips on that.) Since most schools have also closed for the year, parents are doing their best to balance working remotely, while figuring out how to help their children keep learning with or without any e-learning programs from school. Some students don't have access to distance-learning resources, which can make this new challenge even more difficult.
By: Joshua Bolkan
Customer surveys can be a valuable tool in edtech marketing and public relations efforts. You can check out a previous PRP post for insight into the hows and whys of surveys. The next question is to answers is what to do with all that delicious data. From publishing survey results to demonstrate a need for your products—and drive eyeballs to your website—to asking customers how you could improve your offerings to guide development, the use cases for surveys are limited only by your imagination.
This week, educators and edtech providers across the country have been sent home to work—many for the first time. PRP has been a virtual company for the better part of a decade, so we know that working from home is not just doing the same tasks in a different building. Here are our team’s helpful hints for getting started and staying sane.
If you were born in the 70s, you probably remember long summer days when you ran through the water sprinkler, rode your bike across town, caught a baseball, and stayed out until your parents called you in at dusk.
We played in the fresh, humid air, scraped our knees, ran miles for the ice cream man, sketched out Hopscotch squares, and splashed in dirty puddles left over from a brief afternoon rain. The short storm always came when you needed it most, and if you were lucky, you'd catch a glimpse of a rainbow.
Those warm summer days running around, having fun, also came with an unspoken side effect: learning.
By: Leah Rodgers
Algorithms and rules change, but quality content is a constant in this social media game. A previous PRP post delves into how to write social media posts that capture and keep the attention of time-starved educators. If you’re wondering where the best spot is for a particular message, check out our quick guide to the major social media channels.