parents, Possip

You’re Good! The Truth of First Days of School

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First days of school.  On Facebook and Instagram they look like cute pictures of kids, impressive classrooms, and beautiful libraries. The reality is crying kids at drop off and buses running late ...

parents, Possip

7 Lessons Learned From a Year of Possip Instead of Gossip

Possip just finished our second school year of working with schools.  What a fun adventure!  Using simple text and email surveys we learned a lot and were able to see the impact of parent feedback o ...

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Possip

Beyond The Bake Sale: School Fundraising In The 21st Century

Possip team member Adie Tate is a former teacher and teacher coach.  Both having been a teacher - and now as an active member of the PTA at her kid's schools - she spends a lot of time thinking ab ...

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Homework

Homework: Friend or Foe?

  Kristin Jeffrey is a former teacher, a mother of two, and a school board member.  She has a lot of experience navigating homework. As a Possip team member she helps connect the many parts a ...

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parents

Secret Sauce to Successful Newsletters

Communicating with parents seems easy – yet it can be intimidating. Kimberly Robinson, former Family Engagement Coordinator and team member at Possip shares her secret sauce for schools creating eas ...

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Activities

Baby It’s Cold Outside! Navigating Recess In the Cold

At Possip when the weather gets cold we tend to hear more from parents about recess.  Parents and schools both want kids to be healthy, happy, and relaxed. Schools get a unique view – seeing gro ...

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Holidays

Helping your kids and students deal with holiday stress

While holiday time is full of joy and fun-- it can also be stressful for kids, parents, teachers and schools. School counselor Malene Dixon from KIPP Sunnyside High School takes time to share quick ...

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Feedback, parents

Can schools handle the truth of parent feedback?

“If my answers frighten you, Vincent, then you should cease asking scary questions.”  This brilliant movie line comes from Samuel Jackson in Pulp Fiction.  Jack Nicholson shares a thematic relat ...

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Possip

Is your school Possip ready?

As we prepare for the 2017 school year to close out, many schools are preparing for the next school year.  Possip is too!  We are looking for our next set of school partners who want to transform th ...

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Seasonal

Minimizing screen time on the path to Spring Break…

Our weather may not let us know that a seasonal change is forthcoming -- but the school calendar does.  Spring break is coming.  And for many teachers around the country an unusually warm (or perhap ...

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