Vidigami Year-End Checklist 

2020-06-04T12:22:54+00:00

Vidigami Year-End Checklist By Daman Arora | June 4, 2020 It’s safe to say that there has never been a school year quite like 2019/2020. The COVID-19 pandemic forced schools around the world to shift gears in a matter of days to find ways to continue educating students virtually. While we do live in a time where educators have a variety of tools available to support online learning, the speed in which everyone has had to adapt their in-person instruction to remote learning is an incredible challenge. A challenge that is being overcome by incredible resilience and creativity demonstrated [...]

Vidigami Year-End Checklist 2020-06-04T12:22:54+00:00

3 Communications Tips For School Administrators

2020-03-19T13:37:52+00:00

3 Communications Tips For School Administrators By Daman Arora | March 19, 2020 Beyond just the classroom, Vidigami can be a powerful application for administrators at the school. Using media like posters, vlogs, and other visual announcements, schools can communicate important information with staff, students and families in a more dynamic and interactive way. Here are some examples: 1 - School Announcements Faculty members at the school who are responsible for communicating with families can use Vidigami to do so through various creative methods. Uploading images or videos that share updates on the school’s plans and processes during this [...]

3 Communications Tips For School Administrators2020-03-19T13:37:52+00:00

4 Ways to Keep Parents Involved in Remote Learning

2020-03-19T13:09:46+00:00

4 Ways to Keep Parents Involved in Remote Learning By Daman Arora | March 19, 2020 While much of the online learning happens between the students and teachers, parents play a vital role in this process as well. This is particularly the case for younger students. Keeping parents more involved during the remote learning process can help them stay in the loop and have more visibility on the progress made by their children. Here are some ideas on how teachers and parents can work with each other to make online learning successful: 1 - Helping with Submissions Parents can [...]

4 Ways to Keep Parents Involved in Remote Learning2020-03-19T13:09:46+00:00

3 Ways to Support Remote Learning with Media

2020-03-19T12:37:30+00:00

3 Ways to Support Remote Learning with Media By Daman Arora | March 19, 2020 It has been a concerning time for many schools since the onset of COVID-19 this year.  The health of students, faculty and families is a top priority. While we may need to be off-campus for some time, school should certainly continue, especially when we have the means to do so digitally. Taking education online presents some interesting opportunities for educators to get creative with their content and keep students engaged and productive during this time. While we navigate through the current school closures in effect, [...]

3 Ways to Support Remote Learning with Media2020-03-19T12:37:30+00:00

Is Your Community Engaged?

2020-02-21T13:12:31+00:00

Is Your Community Engaged? By Calina Franz-Hernandez | February 21, 2020 Today’s parents are the mobile generation. They work long hours. They are regularly on the go. And they want to stay connected to their kids wherever they are. With everything they have on their plate, they need to access information quickly and easily. As a school, you have the power to do that! Help your families build stronger connections with one another by providing them a way to stay informed and involved in their kids’ progress, successes and challenges.  How? Through digital media. Shared media can help build a [...]

Is Your Community Engaged?2020-02-21T13:12:31+00:00

Does your School Have a Retention Committee?

2019-08-14T15:16:17+00:00

Does your School Have a Retention Committee? By Drew Millikin | August 14, 2019 I recently came across an interesting thought piece on the challenging role of enrollment managers by Angel B. Pérez, Vice President for Enrollment and Student Success at Trinity College, and Trustee of Berkshire School.  Although written from the perspective of a role in higher education, the story felt remarkably similar to my experience as an admissions director at a New England boarding school. And, I’m sure I’m not the only former or current admissions professional who related to his summary of the position when he writes, “The [...]

Does your School Have a Retention Committee?2019-08-14T15:16:17+00:00

Refresh Your School’s Newsletter with Powerpoint and Vidigami Slideshows

2019-06-14T11:21:26+00:00

Refresh Your School Newsletter with Powerpoint and Vidigami Slideshows By Daman Arora | June 14, 2019 One of the perks of working with the Vidigami Client Success team is that I get to speak to schools around the world on how they drive engagement and run communications within their communities. This gives us great insights into what’s important to our users, some of the challenges they often face and the  tools and strategies they implement in order to tackle them. This continues to have an impact on how we move forward as a solution! At the end of the day, one [...]

Refresh Your School’s Newsletter with Powerpoint and Vidigami Slideshows2019-06-14T11:21:26+00:00

3 Ways to Do More With Slideshows (Fall 2018)

2018-10-30T15:07:22+00:00

3 Ways To Do More With Slideshows Team Vidigami | October 30, 2018 Slideshows are a quick and easy way to tell a story with your school photos. From sports highlights, student work, and school visits, this feature enables you to set aside snapshots of some of the best moments crowdsourced and captured at key events, and put together a dynamic reel for everyone in your network to view! Here are a few tips to help you do even more with your slideshows year: 1 - Add Titles to Media Give your photos more context by adding a title in [...]

3 Ways to Do More With Slideshows (Fall 2018)2018-10-30T15:07:22+00:00

Sharing the Load: A Simpler Media Management Strategy For Your Marketing Team

2018-10-16T16:06:04+00:00

Sharing the Load: A Simpler Media Management Strategy For Your Marketing Team Team Vidigami | October 16 2018 Photos and videos are diamonds for marketing teams. Where would we be without them?! We’ve talked to countless administrators from schools working with Vidigami, many managing the Marcomms department and exploring new strategies for getting media in order. If there’s one thing we’ve affirmed...this is no walk in the park. From collecting media from families, to archiving and organizing files into folders, then (the fun part) curating, sharing, and using media for print or digital communications...it can be a long and arduous process. [...]

Sharing the Load: A Simpler Media Management Strategy For Your Marketing Team2018-10-16T16:06:04+00:00

Graphic Recording – Engaging Your Classroom & Centralizing Notes

2018-10-10T16:05:55+00:00

Graphic Recording - Engaging Your Classroom & Centralizing Notes Team Vidigami | October 10, 2018 Note-taking has come a very, very long way in the classroom, and if we're still copying notes and homework from the board word for word, it might be time for something a little faster, fun, and collaborative! It’s time to try graphic recording. "A digital image lives on as an engaging record of the discussion." - Imagethink.net. You’ve probably heard from us time and time again...there’s nothing like visual learning. While blackboards and whiteboards are timeless tools in the classroom, schools are dwelling deeper into the [...]

Graphic Recording – Engaging Your Classroom & Centralizing Notes2018-10-10T16:05:55+00:00