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Learning Space Design for Student Success in 2021 and Beyond

By Kristina James | 12/18/2020 | 0 Comments
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In Chicago, a third grader attends virtual school at the dining room table, her laptop perched on a stack of books and her father nearby in case she needs help. A high school student in Maine is learning physics in a newly designed classroom, with 10 of her classmates, all wearing masks, at desks more Read More »

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School Supply Lists 2020-2021: Take Advantage of an Extended Buying Season

By Kristina James | 09/28/2020 | 0 Comments
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School supply lists are a lifeline for teachers and districts. Outfitting students and classrooms has become a collaborative effort with teachers, parents, fundraising appeals and districts all pitching in. This year, with so much uncertainty about how and where instruction will happen and heightened focus on health and hygiene, lists look a little different. With Read More »

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Navigating the School Buying Cycle During COVID-19

By Maureen Hance | 07/15/2020 | 0 Comments
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Navigating the school buying cycle has always been about syncing your marketing efforts to the beat of the educators’ purchasing journey to avoid missed steps and lost opportunities. With the COVID-19 outbreak changing how we view “school” so drastically these past few months, navigating the upcoming school buying cycle is perhaps the most challenging yet. Read More »

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Is this EdTech’s big moment? Hear from teachers

By Kristina James | 07/09/2020 | 0 Comments
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A Gallup report from fall 2019, Education Technology Use in Schoolsopens PDF file , found that slightly over half of teachers (53%) said they would like to use digital learning tools more often in teaching. Teachers are getting that opportunity now with EdTech (i.e., educational technology) adoption on fast forward, and Read More »

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An Expanded Education Community

By Kristina James | 06/19/2020 | 0 Comments
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It may be an understatement to say that 2020 has been a difficult year so far. Yet teachers are meeting the year’s challenges. They tell us that they are adapting and the school community at large continues to find ways to change. In the midst of these changes, things are beginning to open up again, Read More »

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What do educators need right now? Survey says…

By Kristina James | 05/21/2020 | 0 Comments
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While education is certainly facing unprecedented challenges in responding to stay-at-home orders, educators are rising to the challenge. A history of constant evolution in U.S. education – from Common Core to asynchronous learning – may have helped educators hone their skills as problem solvers. That’s one conclusion from a recent survey MDR conducted with educators Read More »

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Marketing to an Evolving Educational Landscape

By Guest Contributor | 05/06/2020 | 0 Comments
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By Guest Contributor Lisa Wolfe How we view “school” changed somewhat abruptly just weeks ago. While this would typically be the time when companies would be ramping up their efforts to market products and resources for the 2020-2021 school year, instead everyone is taking a step back to assess what the needs will be in Read More »

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We Need Social and Emotional Learning Now More Than Ever

By Guest Contributor | 04/16/2020 | 0 Comments
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By Guest Contributor Dr. Anne Snyder, McGraw-Hill Education As schools have shuttered and emergency homeschooling has become the new norm, families and teachers alike are working together to ensure that learning continues, albeit in new ways. The restrictions introduced by the COVID-19 safety precautions have understandably created challenges for families and educators alike. Despite this, Read More »

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3 Verticals That Rock School Fundraising

By Guest Contributor | 02/20/2020 | 0 Comments
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Thanks to Mogul for publishing us in this great article. Here’s a sneak peak of the article written by our very own Linda Ingersoll. There are few certainties in life: death, taxes, and school fundraisers. If you have a student in your life, you’ve likely been shaken down by a 4-foot-tall, pig-tailed sales rep asking Read More »

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Educator Hot Topics!

By Jodi Murphy | 12/06/2019 | 0 Comments
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What are the hot topics for educators right now?  Check out what school officials, teachers, principals, and all types of educators are most interested in from our educator communities most recently.  This is where we share with you the topics that get the most buzz with educators! Are you interested in Read More »

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Hey Boomer! Want Gen Z Customers? Be Like Gen Z.

By Marta Oddone | 12/03/2019 | 0 Comments
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Thank you to Marketing Insider Group for referencing us in this great article. If you’ve read the news lately, you’ve come across Greta Thunberg’s name. Since skipping school to protest at Sweden’s parliament building in 2018, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist represents the teen-led climate strike movement.Thanks to Thunberg and the millions she’s inspired, it’s become clear Read More »

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Educator Hot Topics!

By Jodi Murphy | 11/08/2019 | 0 Comments
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What are the hot topics for educators right now?  Check out what school officials, teachers, principals, and all types of educators are most interested in from our educator communities most recently.  This is where we share with you the topics that get the most buzz with educators! Are you interested in Read More »

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Educator Hot Topics!

By Jodi Murphy | 10/11/2019 | 0 Comments
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What are the hot topics for educators right now?  Check out what school officials, teachers, principals, and all types of educators are most interested in from our educator communities most recently.  This is where we share with you the topics that get the most buzz with educators! Are you interested in Read More »

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Educator Hot Topics!

By Jodi Murphy | 08/29/2019 | 0 Comments
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What are the hot topics for educators right now?  Check out what school officials, teachers, principals, and all types of educators are most interested in from our educator communities most recently.  This is where we share with you the topics that get the most buzz with educators! Are you interested in Read More »

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Educator Hot Topics!

By Jodi Murphy | 08/09/2019 | 0 Comments
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What are the hot topics for educators right now?  Check out what school officials, teachers, principals, and all types of educators are most interested in from our educator communities most recently.  This is where we share with you the topics that get the most buzz with educators! Are you interested in Read More »

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The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is Here

By Guest Contributor | 08/06/2019 | 0 Comments
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It’s time to start thinking about compliance. By Anne Goto – Data Products Manager, MDR Here at MDR our thoughts are always turning to…data. Okay, we talk about data a lot. You could say it’s our thing. So when there is an imminent data privacy regulation poised to impact all US businesses, including education marketers, Read More »

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Top 10 Things You Should Know About ISTE 2019

By Maureen Hance | 07/12/2019 | 0 Comments
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If you weren’t able to make it to Philly for ISTE this June, or if you went but feel like you couldn’t see EVERYTHING, never fear! MDR was there and we’ve prepared this Top 10 list of the big takeaways from this meeting of the minds between educators and EdTech. #1: AI and the Good Read More »

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Educator Hot Topics!

By Jodi Murphy | 06/21/2019 | 0 Comments
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What are the hot topics for educators right now?  Check out what school officials, teachers, principals, and all types of educators are most interested in from our educator communities from the past two weeks.  This is where we share with you the topics that get the most buzz with educators! Are Read More »

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Adding Technology in the Classroom: What the Future Holds for K-12 Education

By Jodi Murphy | 06/20/2019 | 1 Comment
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Google for Education has recently compiled a list of the hottest trendsopens PDF file relating to technology in the classroom. The information was so compelling that we thought you should know what they had to say. The following eight topics have become a top priority for educators and parents around the world. 1. Digital Responsibility Read More »

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In-School Fundraising and Volunteering: How Do Schools Support Causes?

By Jodi Murphy | 06/13/2019 | 0 Comments
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Is your organization thinking about taking your cause to schools? Educators polled say, “Go for it!” MDR strategists have many a conversation with nonprofits and corporate social responsibility practitioners intrigued by the idea of holding school-run fundraisers and volunteer events. Schools, after all, have tentacles that can reach out to entire towns. And aside from Read More »

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Educator Hot Topics!

By Jodi Murphy | 06/07/2019 | 0 Comments
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What are the hot topics for educators right now?  Check out what school officials, teachers, principals, and all types of educators are most interested in from our educator communities from the past two weeks.  This is where we share with you the topics that get the most buzz with educators! Are Read More »

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Educator Hot Topics!

By Jodi Murphy | 05/24/2019 | 0 Comments
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What are the hot topics for educators right now?  Check out what school officials, teachers, principals, and all types of educators are most interested in from our educator communities from the past two weeks.  This is where we share with you the topics that get the most buzz with educators! Are Read More »

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Educator Hot Topics!

By Jodi Murphy | 05/10/2019 | 0 Comments
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What are the hot topics for educators right now?  Check out what school officials, teachers, principals, and all types of educators are most interested in from our educator communities from the past two weeks.  This is where we share with you the topics that get the most buzz with educators! Are Read More »

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Educator Hot Topics!

By Jodi Murphy | 04/26/2019 | 0 Comments
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What are the hot topics for educators right now?  Check out what school officials, teachers, principals, and all types of educators are most interested in from our educator communities from the past two weeks.  This is where we share with you the topics that get the most buzz with educators! Are Read More »

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Educator Hot Topics!

By Jodi Murphy | 04/12/2019 | 0 Comments
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What are the hot topics for educators right now?  Check out what school officials, teachers, principals, and all types of educators are most interested in from our educator communities from the past two weeks.  This is where we share with you the topics that get the most buzz with educators! Are Read More »

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How Gen-Zers Are Revolutionizing Corporate Branding

By Marta Oddone | 04/12/2019 | 0 Comments
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Thank you to Forbes for referencing us in this great article. While the oldest Gen-Zers only recently graduated from college, they already wield an impressive  $44 billion in purchasing power. When you consider the influence they have on their parents’ spending, research puts Read More »

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Educator Hot Topics!

By Jodi Murphy | 03/29/2019 | 0 Comments
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What are the hot topics for educators right now?  Check out what school officials, teachers, principals, and all types of educators are most interested in from our educator communities from the past two weeks.  This is where we share with you the topics that get the most buzz with educators! Are Read More »

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Educator Hot Topics!

By Jodi Murphy | 03/14/2019 | 0 Comments
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What are the hot topics for educators right now?  Check out what school officials, teachers, principals, and all types of educators are most interested in from our educator communities from the past two weeks.  This is where we share with you the topics that get the most buzz with educators! Are Read More »

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Social Causes That Gen Z Cares About—and Why You Should Care, Too

By Linda Ingersoll | 03/05/2019 | 0 Comments
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Thank you to Marketo for sharing our guest contributed article. The kids are growing up. Believe it or not, the oldest of Generation Z ( those born between 1996 and 2010, according to MDR) are starting to graduate from college. They’re making many of their own decisions Read More »

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Educator Hot Topics!

By Jodi Murphy | 03/01/2019 | 0 Comments
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What are the hot topics for educators?  Check out what school officials, teachers, principals, and all types of educators are most interested in from our educator communities.  This is where we share with you the topics that get the most buzz with educators! Are you interested in sponsoring an article like Read More »

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