Optimising Technology

All That A School Story Can Be!

School Story Experience is an educational service for school leaders and their school communities. This article highlights how, at its core, it helps manage the complexities of communicating a schools’ vision and mission through 21st-century digital communication strategies and tools. Most importantly, it sets out how we view the service as a pedagogy-based one, rather than marketing or public relations. Ironically, though, the approach shows that the best advertising for any school are the affirmations which it receives from its own students, staff and parents.

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What does the public know about what teachers do?

The Monash University report “Perceptions of Teachers and Teaching In Australia” should alarm us all. Could their underappreciation of teachers be largely due to a big dose of ignorance? Here’s how that story goes …

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A checklist for telling classroom stories

Writing online holds a special challenge for busy school leaders and teachers. Not only do principals and their staff today have to deal with the usual complexities of language, now they have to use multimedia in critically important too.

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School communications plans & strategies

What are your school’s current communications strategy and plan? How is it helping you realise the school’s vision and mission? How well is it helping the school community to understand the school’s learning principles?

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The Long History Of Edtech

There’s a long history in education producing school-based publications and media artefacts. Schools produce yearbooks, newsletters and a wide variety of classroom materials and resources, as well as a wealth of school photos and videos.

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How to access the best resources

It’s OK to take a little more time and use this time to build ICT skills, after all the motivation to do so is so necessary.