Technology Connects Families

Pew Internet & American Life, one of the best resources for insightful research and data on the Internet, has just published a report, “Networked Families.” The key finding: the Internet and cell phones have become central components of modern family life. Among all household types, the traditional nuclear family has the highest rate of technology… Read More

Example from TJHSST of How NOT to Send E-mail

Welcoming our family to another school year with Fairfax County Public Schools is this e-mail from my daughter’s school, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology: While the message seems well written, it starts in my favorite customer service manner by telling me that it is automated (no person involved here!) and that I… Read More

Why School Communication Matters Is a Must-Read

I previously posted about my search for the right books to read this summer. Well, I have a new one topping my list: Why School Communication Matters Strategies from PR Professionals by Kitty Porterfield and Meg Carnes. I worked with Kitty and Meg at Fairfax County Public Schools. We did some great things, made some… Read More