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What Are the Best Communication Apps for Schools?

  Communication is absolutely crucial to running a school well. There’s always information to share – and not just with students. Teachers, coaches, and other faculty must be kept in the loop about goings-on at the school, along with the families of students. Given the extensive list of people who must receive constant communication from a school, it's no wonder that many schools have difficulties properly contacting parents, staff, and students when they need to. In the past, much of this communication was done through phone calls or email – but both of these forms of communication can be easily missed, and are not time sensitive. Luckily, 21st century technology has changed things. Smartphones, the internet, and the innovation of the modern world has created a host of specialized apps for schools that can be used by school administration to stay in constant contact with teachers, students, and parents. Let's

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5 Invaluable Tips for Effective College Sports Recruiting

  Unlike professional sports, where more money is the primary objective, high school athletes have different goals when choosing their college. The sports program you offer is important to them, but so are the academic strengths, social structure and location. Who Are You Pitching To? Recruiters can get so caught up in the athletic ability of an athlete that they forget these are still kids. Minors, who are still reliant on mom and dad. The parents will encourage input from their kid when it comes to choosing a college, but never forget that they may have the final word. This means you should be pitching to the parents just as aggressively as you sell your program to the kids. Except with a different focus.   Selling Your Collegiate Program to Parents When you are talking to parents about their kids, and the college they are thinking about going to, the

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Infographic: Types of Robocalls Americans Receive

Robocalls are commonly categorized as political calls that are sent out to Americans in an effort to collect votes in an upcoming election. What millions of people don't realize is that other organizations use robocalls to send out extremely important messages. Schools, churches, nonprofits, sports leagues, and countless other groups rely on robocalls to send out important messages in a timely fashion. What types of robocalls do Americans receive throughout the year? DialMyCalls.com recently conducted an online survey to find out what types of automated calls were being sent out, the results are below: *Click Infographic To Enlarge*     *Click Infographic To Enlarge*   *Percentages are calculated for each robocalls survey question, some questions allowed for multiple responses which is why the percentages vary from question to question.

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Parent Reminders for School Report Cards

Receive an automated parent reminder the day that your son/daughter brings home their report cards. The announcement of report card-related events like notices, issues, time and schedule of release, distribution and consultations are very important to the parents of each student. That is why it is essential for the school to have an effective way to inform the parents and send them reminder notifications. It is important that no single parent or guardian will be left behind or uninformed on these report cards and any other school-related reminders. How Can You Send a Report Card Reminder? Informing parents or guardians one-by-one by sending them notification letters or even calling them up will be costly, laborious and impractical. Students do not even like informing their parents or guardians regarding their report cards. A better alternative solution is the use of an automated report card reminder system via DialMyCalls. Utilizing our school

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