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Spreading Environmentally Friendly Values On Earth Day

Spreading Environmentally Friendly Values On Earth Day

Every April 22nd recognizes the birth of the 1970 environmental movement. The idea for this day was founded by Wisconsin Senator, Gaylord Nelson who realized the need for more environmentally friendly practices. Among many other harmful events,

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Tips for Recruiting Volunteer Time

Tips for Recruiting Volunteer Time

While schools continue to grow, school administrators are often constrained by tighter resources. Schools are expected to be higher performing despite the reduced budgets. With expanding demands and reductions in funding, many decisions are made

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Promoting School Safety in Volunteer Programs

Promoting School Safety in Volunteer Programs

To promote the best experience for volunteer work in schools, there are a variety of volunteering opportunities that need one-on-one, student-volunteer interaction. Volunteers among many schools can read to elementary level students, tutor

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Recruiting Volunteers: Top 5 Reasons

Recruiting Volunteers: Top 5 Reasons

Many school districts are unaware of the impact that recruiting volunteers could have for the classroom. The diversity and value that volunteers offer help children further their education and provide them with an experience that may not

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Emergency Procedures for Substitute Teachers

Emergency Procedures for Substitute Teachers

Emergency Procedures for Substitute Teachers and How to Best Prepare Them Every day, teachers struggle with the thought of being out of the classroom due to sickness or other reasons for fear that the substitute  won’t be prepared to handle all

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5 Different Ways You Can Volunteer at Your Local Schools

5 Different Ways You Can Volunteer at Your Local Schools

Volunteering is a fun and simple way to get involved within the community. Volunteering can also be a great help to school districts who are struggling with budget cuts and need additional help. Whether you volunteer regularly or just as needed,

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Tips To Being Successful in an Interim Leadership position as a Substitute Teacher

Tips To Being Successful in an Interim Leadership position as a Substitute Teacher

What Makes the Calendar Feature A Pivotal Part Of the Travel Tracker field trip software?

What Makes the Calendar Feature A Pivotal Part Of the Travel Tracker field trip software?

The Calendar Feature of the Travel Tracker The App-Garden Travel Tracker field trip software provides an automated, streamlined process for tracking all of your transportation department’s field and athletic trip needs. The Travel Tracker is a

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How Volunteers Add Value to School Districts

How Volunteers Add Value to School Districts

Volunteering Not Only Gives You the Feeling of Personal Value, but They Also Bring Value to School Districts Volunteers are often the backbone of school events. They serve as helpers, positive role models, and student motivators. But volunteers

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Community Service, With A Lesson Plan

Community Service, With A Lesson Plan

Why Community Service Should Be Followed Up With a Lesson Plan Community service has become a large part of our education system, especially in high schools. Educators recommend that students fill their resumes with as many community service

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The Travel Tracker is Changing the Game for Field Trip Management

The Travel Tracker is Changing the Game for Field Trip Management

Our customers can tell you all about how the Travel Tracker has changed their field trip management process. We recently spoke with John Seussman, Transportation Director for North Thurston Public Schools.  North Thurston has about 14,500

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How our Field Trip Management Software “Fits The Need”

How our Field Trip Management Software “Fits The Need”

  Our Field trip management software, The Travel Tracker, has made a big difference for Guilford County Schools!

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5 Different Ways You Can Volunteer at Your Local Schools

5 Different Ways You Can Volunteer at Your Local Schools

Volunteering is a fun, simple way to get involved within the community. When you volunteer at your local schools it can also be a great help to the school and district who may be struggling with budget cuts. Whether you volunteer regularly or

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Working With Different Age Groups As A Substitute Teacher - Continued

Working With Different Age Groups As A Substitute Teacher - Continued

As a substitute teacher, knowing how to work with different age groups is very important. The App-Garden’s Online Substitute Teacher Training  program instructs potential substitutes on how to work with various age groups. For this specific post,

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Working With Different Age Groups As A Substitute Teacher

Working With Different Age Groups As A Substitute Teacher

Keys To Classroom Excellence for substitute teachers

Keys To Classroom Excellence for substitute teachers

Within the classroom, there are many ways to ensure overall classroom excellence. Ensuring that substitute teachers who may not have extensive classroom experience understand these concepts is key to their classroom excellence. Our online

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Virtual Substitute Training Keeps Your Content Consistent

Virtual Substitute Training Keeps Your Content Consistent

What Learning Styles Are In Your Classroom?

What Learning Styles Are In Your Classroom?

Throughout every classroom, different learning styles are displayed and even sometimes overlooked. Understanding each learning style has a very great importance for the performance of each of your students.  Students learn in different ways and

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Earth Day May Be Over, But School Beautification Shouldn't Be!

Earth Day May Be Over, But School Beautification Shouldn't Be!

We each have a duty to keep up the appearance of not only our planet, but our school as well. School beautification is a wonderful way to keep our schools looking spectacular, getting rid of any litter, and involving the community within your

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Why Understanding Classroom Diversity Is Important

Why Understanding Classroom Diversity Is Important

“It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.” – Maya Angelou

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High School Stressors And How They Can Be Prevented

High School Stressors And How They Can Be Prevented

Since the late 90s, students have become increasingly more stressed each year due to rising expectations of colleges and universities.  As reported by The Seattle Times, many schools just like Roosevelt High experienced crisis levels of stress

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Leading By Example, Filling In The Tabula Rasa

Leading By Example, Filling In The Tabula Rasa

Danielle Emspak, a head teacher at Monteclare Children’s School, has seen the best and the worst during her six years as a preschool teacher and has learned about leading by example. Many teachers like Danielle experience day to day problems

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Seat Belts on Buses? Both Sides Of The Ongoing Debate

Seat Belts on Buses? Both Sides Of The Ongoing Debate

The App-Garden works with hundreds of school districts nationwide and we have heard the subject of seat belts on buses being debated many times. While this may at first seem like a no brainer “yes we should” answer, many disagree. Below are

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