Why we love our SEL tools

eSchool News

When we first started using Kickboard , we wondered if our high schoolers would care about things like character traits. With Kickboard, they actually do. They care a great deal about what their balance is and where they stand in Kickboard.

Guide covers how to improve school culture

eSchool News

To help school and district leaders create a more positive culture and kickstart their journey toward improved school performance, Kickboard has published a new how-to guide titled, “ Quick School Culture Tips for School & District Leaders.”.

How our high-poverty school reduced suspensions by 97%

eSchool News

When we arrived at Betty Best Elementary in Houston in the summer of 2014 and dug into the school’s data, we saw there were 627 office referrals during the previous year. To support our PBIS initiative, we began using a classroom behavior management system called Kickboard.

The Business of Education Technology

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Jen Medbery stepped down as CEO of Kickboard. According to Edsurge , changes to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act will soon be another “ win for ed-tech vendors.” This is part three of my annual review of the year in ed-tech. In previous years, when I’ve written about this topic, I’ve saved “The Business of Ed-tech” for one of the last articles in my “ Top Ed-Tech Trends" series.