Posts in category Tech

Get Your Game On at Balfour’s Adviser Academy

Balfour Adviser Academy
Through interactive experiences that motivate and engage us, we learn not only the facts, but also the important, underlying hows and whys. Our new training program, Balfour Adviser Academy, offers an innovative format employing a meeting app for communication, networking and messaging. Sessions, taught by nationally recognized trainers, provide downloadable resources and interactive opportunities. Also, the agenda may be customized at all levels to address advisers’ individual needs and circumstances.
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Stay-at-home solution

by Bernadine Judson, yearbook adviser
Etiwanda High School, California

Juggling the demands of teaching, advising and parenting is daunting. What to do? Wave your magic wand. Voila! StudioWorks, Balfour’s online software solution.

I am a new teacher in an old teacher’s body.

In 1984 I got my first job teaching English, newspaper and yearbook. (That may sound crazy, but that is what I signed up for since my college major was communications.) I was a yearbook adviser for 13 years, and I left my post for awhile to stay home and be with my children. When I left, my yearbook staff was designing the yearbook using Adobe Pagemaker on our brand-new Mac Classics. (If you have no idea what I am talking about, picture a toaster with a low resolution TV screen on the side.) Read More »

Photo sharing app enhances yearbook coverage

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Meet Image Share, a community photo app that your yearbook staff and school community will love. Image Share allows students, parents and faculty in the school community to contribute content for the yearbook directly from their iOS or Android mobile devices.
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eYearbook PLUS a printed book

Yearbook PLUS eYearbook app

Establish a new yearbook tradition with an eYearbook. Its flexible format provides more room for memories. Add video, photos and audio without adding pages to the print book.
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Make social media social in the classroom

by Erin Coggins
Erin Coggins is the adviser at Sparkman High School in Harvest, Alabama.

I love to travel and meet new people. When they ask what I do for a living, I proudly respond that I teach high school journalism and advise the school’s yearbook.
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