Schools across the country are working hard to better understand their students so that they can better support them and strengthen school culture. This School Playbook provides insights and actionable steps on how you can develop this understanding at your school.
This Week in Social Media Trends: Snapchat, Students Taking action, and a Spike in Daily Internet Usage
From new Snapchat parental controls to student-led initiatives, here are the social media trends from this week that are impacting students. Stay in the know by keeping up with all of these trending topics on our blog.
Student engagement plays a large factor in student success. A Gallup Study found that students with high engagement performed 12.9% higher in all subjects. But, engaging your students in relevant ways isn’t always easy. With the 2022 school year quickly approaching, we are here to make sure you and your students are set up for success this year. To elevate your lessons and improve class engagement, here are some of the latest and greatest tech tools. These will help improve your students’ knowledge and well-being so that you can have the most successful year, yet!
A main takeaway from The Social Institute’s 2022 Insights Report, which surveyed more than 12,000 K-12 students, found that students wanted adults to understand that social media gives them a place to communicate and express themselves, and they would rather be taught how to use social media in a healthy manner, rather than be restricted from using the apps. So we asked our team how they make sure social media is a positive place, and here’s what they said.
Studies show that there is a strong correlation between family engagement in students’ learning and their academic success. Researchers have found that students with families who are engaged in their learning perform better academically, have higher graduation rates, and develop better social skills and classroom behavior. Here are the top ways The Social Institute empowers families to be a part of the conversation.