5 Communication Tips for Educators
July Monthly Educator Newsletter 2022
☕️ Busy? Here's the TL;DR
💬 Fact: 90% of people aged 25-34 open emails on mobile. A good rule of thumb? Keep blocks of text to 2 sentences, max.
📖 This 3-min blog post has easy tips for how principals can introduce themselves to families.
📝 Use this newsletter template for ongoing summer updates to families.
📬 Pro Tip: Formatting matters! Make sure to use clear titles (& an appropriate emoji) for each newsletter section.
🥤Have a few minutes? Add some more ice to your coffee and read on!👇
We put together some great resources to help you get families ready for Back-to-School:
🔖 A 3-min blog post with pointers on how best to introduce both new & returning principals to the community.
🤗 Plus, a Welcome Back to Families template, in case that's where you're at, already!
Good luck and good communicating!
- Kara, Smore Resident Educator 🍎
Three templates to use in July
Easy Tips to Help Folks Get to Know the Building Leader
The principal is always new, if not to the building, to incoming members of the community.
👦🏽 Share something about your background
🧑🏻🏫 Share something about your professional experience
🐶 Share something personal, like hobbies or pics of your dog.
🤙 Make sure folks know how to access you.
Read the full 3-min blog post here.
Did you know...?
70% of mobile users delete badly formatted emails in under 3 seconds?! (read more about this here.)
Do these 3 things to make sure your update is beautifully formatted for mobile:
- Make clear titles for each section of your update (+ a matching emoji for added interest)
- Keep blocks of text to a minimum, no more than 2 short sentences.
- Replace written text with links, pictures, & bullet points wherever possible.