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Holidays, parents, Possip, Seasonal

The Upside of Helicopter Parents

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Since it's the holiday season we thought we'd give eager parents a little holiday gift this year.  Permission to helicopter. Typically, I'm not one to celebrate helicoptering. Helicopter parents h ...


Tips for Pick Up and Drop Off

This is surely insider baseball - and really just applicable for those of us who are school operations geeks. Part of what Possip aims to do is tap into the positive power of gossip to help schools an ...

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Feedback, Possip

The Gift of Feedback

This special feature on Possip's blog is thanks to educator and entrepreneur Lauren Sikes.  Lauren is the Founder and CEO of DesignEd, which innovates culture + curriculum in K-12 schools. She taugh ...

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parents, Possip

Educating is hard. Let parents help!

The original opening for this blog post shared a real life scenario highlighting how hard educators' jobs are. The scenario happened just last week to a school counselor I know.  Before posting it I ...

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parents, Possip

Parents Have Needs Too! Academics is Lower Than You Think

Earlier in my career – before kids – I worked with a few community organizing groups. One group was doing parent surveys – and I was shocked when a large scale survey What Matters Most to Parent ...

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