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Praise a Student, Change a Life

We Love To Get a Little Love There’s nothing like some well-deserved praise. It gets us moving. It helps us stay motivated. And it keeps our eye on the prize. There is a growing body of research that shows kids are no different. How so? It could be as simple (or complex) as brain development.…

A special thanks to our latest sponsors

We would like to extend a very warm welcome and a special thanks to our latest sponsors. They are helping The School Communications Agency create excellent learning opportunities for Colorado schools and students. Our latest sponsors include: Tagawa Gardens  Tarawa Gardens is one of Denver’s largest garden centers for Colorado and Rocky Mountain specific plants, flowers,…

Is Sleep the New Non-Negotiable?

Get off The Hamster Wheel I was working with a client that was trying to figure out how he could get more work done instead of procrastinating and going down the YouTube & Facebook bunny trails. He finished each day feeling anxious and wrapped in guilt that he had not accomplished more.  Sound familiar? Maybe…

Conversation Goes a Long Way in Building Responsive Communities

Do we communicate better today? “Of course we do,” you’re inclined to say. “I mean, I can text anyone in the world for free, I can check in on my kids at the playground down the street, breathe a sigh of relief, and get back to that email to my boss. Then, I can share…

How to Successfully Brand Your Business to the K-12 Audience

You may have noticed that lots of stores like Walmart and Target use a very basic technique for reaching kids. They put products at eye level, basically guaranteeing they’re going to be able to reach what they want. As kids get older, they can reach a little higher. So that Playstation video game is a…

8 New Rules For The 2017/18 School Year

School is back in full swing. With that comes a whole host of new engagement ideas. Some of the hottest trends right now are flipped classroom, backwards by design, and ideas centered around community engagement. Whatever your preferred method may be, there is no doubt that the face of education is changing as fast as innovation itself. (Do…

Three Ways Our Newsletters Create Value For Your Company

Communication is great for companies, and newsletters are time-tested communication tools. For small businesses, email newsletters can be the primary way to reach customers, brand a product, and offer company news. Even the world’s biggest companies frequently rely on email newsletters to announce promotions, announce a service, and build a bigger subscription database. Successful successful…

11 NFL Lesson Ideas To Use This Season

Are you ready for some football? The NFL season kicks off this weekend. It should be fun! With the Broncos being so popular, it’s hard to think of a school in Colorado that won’t have at least a few hundred students wearing the orange and blue on Fridays. Let’s hope they can have a good…

Hide The Homework, and Other Great Tips for Getting Homework Done

Conventional wisdom has us believe that homework needs to be done at a desk in a quiet room in one sitting until finished.  Does it really?  Homework can be a daily struggle for many families, especially those with students that have trouble getting started and sustaining focus. Let’s face it, for most kids homework is…

How You Can Help Texas Teachers and Students

According to the USA Today, over 200,000 Houston students and over one million in all of Texas will not be attending school on time. The scale of Hurricane Harvey has been so devastating that numbers alone don’t do it justice. But what incredible numbers they are. According to CNN, the storm has dumped over 10…