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An Effective Classroom: 5 Tips

The word effective carries with it a certain assumption of prior planning or forethought. The very definition hints at its intentional nature: adequate to accomplish a purpose – producing the intended or expected result. 5 The most effective educators are those who head into the lesson with a clear and logical game plan. However, being…

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Net Neutrality

What Is It?   Perhaps you’ve heard the term net neutrality thrown around on the internet, 24-hour news cycle or even amongst friends. What does it mean, though? Net neutrality is a principle that holds that internet service providers (ISPs) should treat all data sources equally, forbidding them from discriminating by user, source, or content.…

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Click-A-Less Contest

Sycamore has grown from its humble beginnings as a website that does simple attendance and admissions to a full-fledged web-based application that has over 300 integrated features. This growth has been largely organic, stemming from the conversations we have with our customers on a daily basis.   300 features sound great, but it can be…

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PayJunction Provides Integral Financial Services for Sycamore

Here at Sycamore, one of our trademark sayings is that we are an all-inclusive school management system, meaning we don’t nickel and dime schools for extra modules and features. With one monthly price, schools have access to our school management system in its entirety.   Of course, we can’t do it all on our own.…

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Year-end Closeout Final Class Session to Complete School Year

Well, teachers, Sycamore would love to be the first to congratulate you on another successful school year! Whether this was your first year of teaching, or your 30th, surely the school year brought many ups and downs, as it always does.   No matter the roller coaster ride that a school year can be, however,…

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Sycamore Ecstatic to Acknowledge Teacher Appreciation Week

As the school year continues to wind down, excitement is in the air. After another productive year of knowledge and growth, students are always ready for their summer vacation to start. A multitude of tests, quizzes, projects, assignments, and various other academic engagements played a part in students earning their summer break.   What sometimes…

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Spring Cleaning at Sycamore

Well, once again that glorious time is here. The birds are chirping, our clocks have moved forward an hour, and baseball is about to be in full swing. Yup, you guessed it, spring has officially arrived!   Now, depending on where you are in the world, it may not feel like spring weather. We heard…

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Sycamore Admissions Make for Easy Transition

We’ve all been in the situation of experiencing a new school for the first time. Whether it be the first day of elementary school, middle school, high school, etc., we all fixate our eyes at the towering school building in front of us, take a deep breath, and prepare ourselves for new opportunities and memories…

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Sycamore Embraces G Suite’s Educational Impact

Google. We all know of it. We’ve watched them through the years develop from a search-engine company to a technology powerhouse that has expanded to: video sharing, networking, music, and yes, the one we care the most about here at Sycamore…G Suite for Education (formerly Google Apps for Education).   It is a known fact…

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Sycamore Users: More Than Just Another Customer

If there is one thing that has stayed the same through the course of Sycamore Education’s history, it’s that customers always come first here. Whether a school has just signed on, or if a school has been with us for several years, customer satisfaction is our top priority. It is our job to ensure schools…

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