Celebrate Your #SchoologyWIN with Us on Schoology's Sixth Birthday!

Contributed By

Jen Robustelli

Director of Community at Schoology

Celebrate Your #SchoologyWIN with Us on Schoology's Sixth Birthday!

Posted in Community | July 07, 2015

Schoology’s birthday is not just our celebration, it’s yours! Our community has accomplished amazing things over the past year, transforming what’s possible and changing the lives of your students and communities. So, as you start your summer vacations, take a moment to celebrate all the accomplishments—large and small—that you’ve made possible using Schoology.

You’re Invited...

Join us this Thursday, July 9 on Twitter and Instagram for a virtual celebration. Schoology will be highlighting company milestones and the accomplishments of our community from the past year all day. We hope that you will join us for our virtual celebration and we encourage you to have your own celebrations around the globe.

Schoology celebrations from 2012, 2013, and 2014

Tweet with Us Throughout the Day

Share your #SchoologyWIN from this past year! Join the conversation and connect with others as we celebrate the achievements of the past year. We encourage you to share your own Schoology success stories on Twitter using #SchoologyWIN. Don’t be afraid to brag a little—we want to hear from you!

Have Your Own Party and Share in Our Celebration

The Schoology team will be celebrating in our office and sharing photos from our party. If you’re up for it, throw yourself a Schoology celebration, and share photos (remember to mention @Schoology so we see it too). Schoology cakes encouraged, but not required :) 

Join Our Photo Contest and Win Prizes

We want to hear how Schoology has helped you transform what’s possible in your classrooms, districts, and institutions. Share a photo and earn a chance to win a prize!

Here’s how you can enter:

  1. Share with us how Schoology has changed your classrooms with a photo: Write “_____ Made Possible By Schoology” on a piece of paper and fill in the blank.
  2. Be sure to follow us on Instagram or Twitter, then post the photo mentioning @Schoology and including the #SchoologyWIN hashtag.

Get Inspired!

Earlier this year, we asked you to tell us your Schoology story. We got back some incredible responses that seem like a good starting point for sharing other successes:

"Now, I regularly meet with faculty, staff, and students to help them get their Schoology profiles loaded so that they can interact with one another in courses, groups, and sitewide. Even our summer has changed: what was once a lull in our higher ed environment is now a training ground for fall preparations as our users prepare to cultivate community in the fall."

-William, Lancaster Bible College

"Not only do I teach students with special needs how to succeed in school, but I also need to increase their test scores. Usually we have some success with students increasing their scores year to year, but the year I introduced Schoology and the iPads we skyrocketed. I had all eight of the my students pass the Ohio Achievement Assessment with the state considering them on grade level. I loved calling each of my parents telling them the great news. This year is year two of using Schoology with all of my classes and according to my STAR reading assessments, four out of five students have made a years worth of growth or more. One young lady went from a third grade to a sixth grade reading level." 

-Melissa, Liberty Benton Middle School

"Like the students, the staff has transitioned to Schoology in growing their own professional practice. Teachers work through courses and earn badges that support the state teacher evaluation process and district evaluation. 100% of our teachers have completed our basic Schoology course and are working on furthering their skills. Courses that revolve around text complexity, google apps, data and assessment are just a few of the choices available for teachers. Schoology helps us deliver, track progress and ultimately provide growth opportunities for teachers who are often unavailable after school or during the day to sit through a workshop. For a school that previously was limited to two staff development days a year, we are thrilled to provide opportunities for teachers that are flexible, provides choice and can be grown each year." 

-Christine, Cherokee Trail High School

"Students who had issues losing papers, turning in assignments, or even just missed activities due to tardies have been more successful because Schoology, and more specifically the Schoology app, allows students to work on assignments, complete tasks, and learn anytime and anywhere. In a class where I started with only 50% completion for assignments, I have seen nearly 30% growth and now have 80 to 90% completion on most assignments and exit tickets." 

-Tiffany, William Penn High School

Those sound like wins to us. We can't wait to celebrate more—see you online July 9th!

- Jen and Bridget, Schoology Community Team

Contest guidelines: all entries in the photo contest give Schoology the express permission to share these photos on our media channels and for future promotions. Winners will be announced during the week of July 13th. Only one winner will be selected and will receive a $50 Amazon Gift Card to be used towards their classrooms/districts/institutions.

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