Lauren Gilchrist Lauren Gilchrist Blogger, Traveler, and Video Talent
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Lauren enjoys visiting school districts and spreading the word about creative, non-traditional approaches to universal challenges. Follow her for on-the-scene reporting (with a little fun sprinkled in) and tips on how to enjoy a better Skyward experience. 

Lauren Gilchrist

Educator Newsletter Recent Articles by Lauren

A Day in the Life: Personnel and Skyward Support Specialist
People and technology—two very different subjects personnel and support specialists must master. What does a day in their lives look like? by Lauren Gilchrist
Skyward Academy—New and Improved!
Get more from your Skyward experience by taking advantage of these free training sessions! by Lauren Gilchrist
An Ed-Fi Primer
What is Ed-Fi and how does this standard make managing data easier? by Lauren Gilchrist
A Day in the Life: Administrative Assistant
The primary role of the admin assistant is… well, is there one? Check out this video for a sneak peek into life in this multifaceted role... by Lauren Gilchrist
A Day in the Life: Data Management Coordinator
Data management coordinators turn ordinary numbers into state reports and decision-making tools. What’s a day like in this role? by Lauren Gilchrist
A Day in the Life: School Counselor
School counselors are modern-day superheroes. Watch a Day in the Life video and find out what it takes to tackle the demands of this role with... by Lauren Gilchrist
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On the Road with Lauren: Race Cars Meet High School
At Ashwaubenon High School, students are trading lectures and laptops for the chance to design, build, and race their own cars. by Lauren Gilchrist
Teaching our Teachers: The Value of Teacher Mentorship
We sat down with a veteran teacher to talk about the crucial role mentorship plays in an educator’s success. by Lauren Gilchrist
7 Things You Don’t Have to Print This Year
Which processes can you shift online to move closer to a paperless office? Here are 7 ideas to consider. by Lauren Gilchrist
Empowering Students with UX Classroom Design
Studies show classroom design affects student learning. Why get students involved in the process? And how? by Lauren Gilchrist
On the Road with Lauren: Can Kindergartners Learn to Code?
How do kids develop computational skills at the elementary level? We traveled to West Bend, WI, to find out from teachers who presented at ISTE. by Lauren Gilchrist
One-Page Pitch: Edubranding
The Advancing K12 One-Page Pitch Series is designed to help you lead from within. This month's pitch: Edubranding in the era of school choice! by Lauren Gilchrist
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