AUSTIN, Texas. April 4, 2017 Dean Drako, LivingTree owner and executive chairman, announced today that he has funded the Drako Community and Family Engagement Grant for Schools for up to $1M; individual schools and districts who are awarded the grant will receive their own private and secure, Tiered Social Network including all engagement features, SIS integration, setup, upkeep, training, and support at no cost for 1 year. Eligible schools include accredited private and public schools in the United States: elementary schools, middle schools, and high schools.Schools Report Improved Family Engagement with Private Social NetworksA recent survey showed that that only one in five schools reported having greater than 50% of families engaged.
Districts cite using more than 12 methodologies to engage families and frustration with results. One hundred percent of districts using private social networks report improvement in family engagement. The top reasons for increased family engagement are based on student achievement and include: higher literacy rates, better attendance, higher test scores, and increased graduation rates in addition to a culture of partnership for educators and families alike.
We are funding this community and family engagement grant to make it easier for more schools to use the latest technology to build trust and partnership within their communities, said Dean Drako, Executive Chairman, LivingTree. LivingTrees private and secure Tiered Social Network offers many benefits to improve engagement and awareness, including two-way translation to 100+ languages, native mobile apps, media sharing, volunteer management, emergency alerts, and simple implementation.$1,000,000 Drako Community and Family Engagement Grant for Schools DetailsGrant winners will receive a grant for one full year of funding for their custom LivingTree Tiered Social Network and associated planning, implementation, and training. The solution includes SIS integration, emergency alerts, SMS texting, two-way translation, mobile apps, media sharing, all other LivingTree engagement features, and community partner networks.
LivingTree also provides marketing and awareness materials as well as best practices for using technology to engage families and community. LivingTree social networks are private and secure and offer weekly analytics at the class, campus, and district level. The Drako Community and Family Engagement Grant for Schools is appealing to help schools use the best technology to consolidate and simplify engagement efforts.
Research shows that engaged families can offset as much as $1000 in needed funding per year for each student. Further, some states require objective measures of family engagement while the national Every Student Succeeds Act mandates two way conversation in native language. LivingTree is a hosted service and requires no additional technology at the school sites.
LivingTree is COPPA compliant, FERPA compliant, and a Student Data Privacy Signatory. At the end of the 12 months, if the school chooses to continue using the LivingTree Tiered Social Network, they would purchase the annual license and continue with uninterrupted service. The school / district also has the option to shut down their network, at no charge.Grant applications will be accepted starting April 4, 2017.
Application deadline is June 1, 2017. Grant winners will be selected based on the merits and timeliness of their application. To learn more and apply for the grant, please visit: Drako Family Engagement GrantCase Studies on Family Engagement and LivingTreeBriargrove Elementary School: Houston, TXBriargrove Elementary serves 900 students in the Houston School District.
Nearly half the schools population is Latino and Asian-Pacific, and 23% of students are in ESL programs. Prior to LivingTree, the school relied heavily on room parents and the PTO to relay information and volunteer opportunities to parents. Despite the combined use of flyers, email blasts, and newsletters, parents felt uninformed.
Results from a 20112012 survey showed parents felt excluded and disconnected from the school. As of Fall 2016, 100% of classrooms were engaged on LivingTree and fully 60% of network members were contributing content, commentary, or appreciation! Briargrove has successfully resolved the disconnect parents originally felt with the school.
Briargroves Principal, Eden Hinds, shares: Using the LivingTree platform, our school was able to build a much tighter community and meaningful engagement with our families. It has truly changed our level of transparency with parents and how we converse, share, and coordinate in the context of educating our children.For the full case study, please visit 100% Participation = Real Results. Irving Independent School District: Irving, TXIrving ISD, a district serving approximately 35,000 students in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, began using LivingTree in November 2014.
The district has earned a number of accolades, including being named the 2015 national Advanced Placement District of the Year; an amazing CTE program in the U.S.; and having its high schools recognized among the top 10% of high schools nationwide by U. S. News and World Report.
The district was looking for ways to share those success stories and continue its parent engagement efforts after opening Parent Centers in each of its schools. Like many school districts across the state, Irving ISD serves a diverse student population and wanted a way to reach ALL families, regardless of home language (54 languages are spoken in Irving ISD), the parents education level or socioeconomic status.Irving ISD has strong belief in the benefits of parent and community engagement, and has a stated district goal of enabling and ensuring community engagement and collaboration. Based on the results of district wide surveys of teachers, parents, and students in spring 2014, Irving ISD sought to establish digital two-way dialogue accessible via mobile application.
Thats when Irving ISD decided to implement LivingTree to meet their two-way dialogue, translation, mobile, and privacy needs. In Irving ISD we started out with 13 campuses as early adopters of LivingTree. The feedback we received from parents, principals and teachers has been incredible.
Its helped solidify parents trust in our schools, says Lesley Weaver, Irving ISDs Director of Communications.About LivingTreeFounded in 2012, LivingTrees mission is to connect the people who raise, develop, and educate our children. LivingTree aims to include every member of the community regardless of preferred language or socio-economic status. LivingTrees Tiered Social Network empowers leaders, organizations, educators and parents to connect, share, and coordinate up, down and across all levels of their private network to help improve academic achievement.
LivingTree has been recognized for this work by the Stevie Awards for Women in Business as the 2016 Gold Community Involvement Program of the Year and 2016 Silver Smartphone App of the Year. livingtree. com, 844.
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Coastline Plunge is a water slide complex located at Hersheypark in Hershey, Pennsylvania. It was built by ProSlide Technology and added to the park in 2007 as part of the then new Boardwalk at Hersheypark expansion. The structure is near the Ferris Wheel in the Midway America section. It consists of six water slides, each with its own experience. Until 2018, these slides were the only standalone water slide attractions in The Boardwalk.
When the complex first opened, there were only four water slides: Riptide, Surge, Vortex, and Whirlwind. Then, during The Boardwalk's 2013 expansion, two more slides were added to the complex: Hydro and Pipeline.
All slides require their riders to be a Hershey's (48 inches-54 inches) to ride alone. Surge, Riptide, Pipeline, and Hydro allow riders considered a Reese's (42 inches-48 inches) to ride, but must do so with a responsible companion.
Induction motor works on the principle of induction i.e., when the power supply is given to the stator, it produces rotating magnetic field which gets induced in the rotor of induction motor causing rotor to rotate. As the rotor of the induction motor starts rotating only after receiving induced emf from stator, it always rotates with the speed less than that of the stator.
The rotor and stator of induction motor do not run at same speed. As they run at Asynchronous speed they are called Asynchronous motor. In case of synchronous motor the rotor receives separate excitation from external supply which makes the rotor to rotate synchronously with stator.
What's the Difference Between Asynchronous and Synchronous Motors?Jan 4, 2013Leland Teschler | Machine DesignThe increasing importance of energy efficiency has brought electric motor makers to promote a variety of schemes that improve motor performance. Unfortunately the terminology associated with motor technologies can be confusing, partly because multiple terms can sometimes be used interchangeably to refer to the same basic motor configuration. Among the classic examples of this phenomenon is that of induction motors and asynchronous motors.
All induction motors are asynchronous motors. The asynchronous nature of induction-motor operation comes from the slip between the rotational speed of the stator field and somewhat slower speed of the rotor. A more-specific explanation of how this slip arises gets into details of the motor internals.
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