A recent op-ed by David L. Kirp published in The New York Times examines how texting programs can nudge students towards better educational choices. Kirp focuses particularly on the use of texting interventions to reduce summer melt and to encourage students from all socioeconomic backgrounds to apply for college.
Writing an engaging introduction text is the easiest way to grab your students' attention - and keep it! Connecting personally with your students early on keeps them engaged beyond the first message for the duration of your texting campaign. Here's how to write a powerful introductory text message.
2016 has been a whirlwind of new technologies, rising leaders, and groundbreaking initiatives in education. As the year comes to an end, let's take a look at the past year through Signal Vine's top blog posts and tweets of 2016.
It's hard to believe that we're already halfway through December! It's a busy time full of holiday shopping, travel, and of course, exams. Send your students some much-needed holiday cheer with 18 of the best holiday emojis.
Texting students from your phone is simple and secure with the new Android mobile app. You can now text your students from wherever you are. All you have to do is download the app!
The app is easy to use and very similar to the web platform. Since you already know how to use the web platform, managing the app will be that much easier. Already downloaded the app? Here’s how to manage text messages on your phone:
Welcome back to #TextingTuesdays! Today, you'll learn strategies for using Signal Vine more efficiently. Texting doesn't have to take up a lot of time, as Joe Weinstein, our Director of Operations and Planning, shares on the blog.