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Useful apps to boost your productivity
Today, I did a hands-on workshop in the Summit Public Library about apps that will boost your productivity in your
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How the app is designed for the best user experience
School Directory App: The Anatomy of an Intuitive and Easy-to-Use Mobile Directory
The goal of this article is to highlight the design elements that go into the creation of a school directory
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A more-connected school with a MobileArq school directory
Forget Paper Directories, Wilton Schools are Going Digital & Mobile!
This article was reproduced with permission from  Heather Borden Herve, Editor of the Good Morning Wilton newspaper. By Heather Borden
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How this school directory app and membership management software helped my district PTA?
This article was first posted on the National PTA Blog at http://onevoice.pta.org/?p=6784. Below is a case study presented by a
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Find a family easily in your school!
As a parent, we meet other parents briefly at school events, class events, soccer, baseball and sports games and other
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Online Organizational Tools for the PTA/PTO/Non-Profit: Calendly
  Scheduling software for the PTA, PTO or Non-profit Organizations The Problem: Scheduling meetings one-to-one can be difficult. Scheduling meetings
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The PTA mom can use some help
Thoughts swirling in a PTA Mom’s head at the end of the day!
  The work of a PTA Mom is never done. She is a multitasking woman staying on top of all
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How to successfully launch an online school directory for your PTA?
The PTA Directory Chair at your school is tired of compiling the school directory year after year with hand written
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Commitment to Community Service Beyond a Single Day
The Dr. Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr. holiday has come to symbolize a day of service in the US. From
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August 18, 2013

From a Print Directory to a Mobile Directory, a Go Green solution for School Parents

  The production and use of paper contribute towards significant pollution of our environment, affecting, air, water and land.   Even paper recycling can be a source of pollution due to the sludge produced during a recovery process known as deinking.  The increasing demands for paper consumption has led to deforestation of ‘old growth forests’, compounding the ecological impact of increased Greenhouse gas production and global warming. So, what can schools do to ‘Go Green’ and thus lessen the environmental and ecological impact of paper consumption? Every year thousands of schools in states across America go through the grueling process of compiling and printing school directories for parents which include families‚ names and contact information, teacher and student class rosters as well as other school related information.  These print directories consume significant levels of paper and ink products, a tradition that is at odds with the School’s mission to Go […]