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10 Questions About Social Media Marketing for Schools Answered

Social media marketing for schools is a big deal and it is pretty tough. When you go online you will see schools competing for social media recognition. The highly active social media networks - Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Google are all available for schools to leverage to gain brand recognition. Most schools are understaffed and do not have a budget for social strategy. As a matter of fact, in our social media survey of 100+ schools, we found that one-third of schools don't have any social media budget, and another one-third don't know how much to spend. Additionally, only 5% of respondents have social media marketing as a full-time job, and 68% dedicate five hours or less per week to social media marketing. Now you know that you are not alone. Many schools like yours are in the same boat. However, there are many of your competitors who know the benefit of social media marketing to their business and have a strong budget for it. We know how difficult …

Great Food Ideas To Keep Your Child Alert In School

As children and teens everywhere worry about which outfit to wear for school, parents have another thing on their minds. How can you fuel your child throughout the day to keep their mind and body sharp? Nutrients such as complex carbohydrates, omega-3 fatty acids, lean protein, and antioxidants, can help to boost your child’s energy level and brainpower. And the good news is that these nutrients don’t have to be hard to fit in. In fact, they can even taste delicious!
Start your child’s day off rich with a great source of whole grains. Whole grains, such as steel cut oatmeal, are a great source of complex carbohydrates for energy as well as fiber. Foods rich in fiber allow sugar to be delivered to the brain steadily, without overloading it, helping to enhance memory and concentration versus hinder it.

Did You Know You Can Make Each Of Your Kids Feel Very Special? Here Is How...

Parenthood is the ultimate juggling act, and at no time is that more clear than when you're trying to spread your time and attention among your children. Striking this delicate balance involves satisfying the needs of each kid while at the same making sure no one feels left out. It's a worthwhile endeavor. Helping your child feel loved and special apart from his siblings can mold his identity and set him up for a healthy sense of self-worth and self-esteem in the future. On the flip side, kids who don't feel that special attachment with their parents may act out later in life, points out Laura Kauffman, Ph.D., a licensed child psychologist in Menlo Park, California. "These children are less likely to follow the rules of the household, and they are likely to vie for their parent's attention in less positive ways, including picking fights with siblings or acting out at school," she says.

10 Things Kids Love About School (You'll Like No. 4)

Let’s be honest for a second. The thing kids love the most about school is holidays. Am I right or am I right? However, there are things inside of school too that kids love. School might be boring and long and not very nice, but there’s always a bright side to every situation. Here is a list of the top ten such bright sides to school.