We’re looking for a new home page photo here at MemberHub, and we need your help! While our current home page image is colorful (click here to see), it doesn’t quite capture the sense of community that we’re all about. We’d much rather feature a photo from one of the schools in our MemberHub family. Which is why we’re pleased to announce the 2014 MemberHub Photo Contest! Grand prize: Your… read more →
How important do you think it is for the United States to have plenty of computer programmers? Pretty important, right? Just think about how much technology you’re surrounded by every single minute of your life. Our use of technology and software is obviously only going to grow. This is why we believe it’s crucial to teach our children to code. One way we can all easily do that is to… read more →
A new school year is upon us! Of course, the first thing that comes to mind is a new set of students. But that also brings (for better or worse) a new set of parents aka volunteers. Getting parents involved from the beginning is the first step towards a great year together! Here are some of my thoughts on how you can do that.
Underwood Elementary, a GT Magnet Elementary School in Wake County, NC has been using MemberHub for the past year. They launched the use of the service over the summer of 2012 with the goal of strengthening communication among teachers and parents at the school. I recently spoke with Andrea Trowell, the Media and Technology Specialist at Underwood and we discussed the schools growing passion for MemberHub. Andrea sent out a… read more →
Think about how much time you spend organizing your school communication efforts with parents and teachers. You’re likely maintaining email lists, sending home lots of forms and files, creating signup sheets, calling parents, sending one-off text messages, and more. Of course there is Facebook and Twitter now too. There really is a lot of communication that needs to take place and schools spend a LOT of time managing how they… read more →
“Oops! I forgot to give you that…” The infamous words from your child’s mouth that describe the devilish disappearing act in which the school book bag performs weekly. A distant cousin to the sock-eating dryer, the book bag is a deep and dark hole where endless papers, newsletters and forms fill its void. But is the book bag really to blame? Is it the child, or is it the school?