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Back to School Tips and Tricks for Students

Posted by x2VOL on Aug 27, 2018 4:13:54 PM

School is back in action! You might be more or less excited about getting back into the school grind, but there are some things you can do to set yourself up for success as you start this new semester:

  • Shop for your favorite school supplies: Who doesn’t like to parade down the aisles of pens, notebooks, and binders! Treat yourself to your favorite school supplies to get you excited about taking class notes and getting your homework done.
  • Memorize your class schedule: Don’t get stuck in between classes not knowing where you are going to next! Memorization is key.
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Topics: official service transcript, service reflections, best practices, back to school tips

Back to School x2VOL Best Practices

Posted by x2VOL on Aug 20, 2018 10:42:27 AM

School is back!

Classes are in session, students are memorizing their schedule and admins are getting organized for the year ahead of them. Which means, it’s the perfect time to set up your x2VOL account for success. There are a couple things you can do to ensure you are ready to start off the new school year on the right foot so your students can start logging hours:

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Topics: volunteering, service hour tracking, student, best practices, edtech

Resistance to Change: How resisting technology becomes a barrier to success in schools

Posted by x2VOL on Jun 11, 2018 8:30:00 AM

 

Many secondary schools across the nation have been around for generations. Some are even over a century old. Their values and mission have been long established and so have many of their processes and procedures. 

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Topics: community service, technology, edtech

Are Your Students' Service Hours Legit? The Value of Service Hour Verification

Posted by x2VOL on May 23, 2018 8:00:00 AM

When logging and recording service hours served by students, it's vital for admins to have confidence that the hours were completed as stated, not falsified and ultimately accurate. Not only does acceptance into clubs and groups depend on students completing a specific number of hours, but, many times, it's a graduation requirement, a class grade and can impact scholarships as well as college admissions. 

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Topics: volunteering, preventing students from falsifying service hours, service hour tracking, track student volunteer hours, service requirement, service hour verification, verification

5 Service Opportunities to do this Summer

Posted by x2VOL on May 17, 2018 10:01:22 AM

Summer is the perfect time of year to knock out community service hours and volunteer to make a difference in your community. There are so many different ways you can get involved and various organizations you can benefit with your time and service. Check out these summer service opportunities:

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x2VOL School Profile: KIPP Atlanta Collegiate

Posted by x2VOL on May 15, 2018 10:25:57 AM

Students in schools around the country are serving their communities. The students at KIPP Atlanta Collegiate in Atlanta, Georgia, are no different. These students have a school requirement of 140 hours, but often go far beyond even the school requirement to log hundreds of hours of service to their community. 

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Topics: school profile, track student volunteer hours, service requirement, kipp atlanta collegiate

Guest Post: Preparing K-12 Students For Future Opportunities

Posted by Guest Blogger, x2VOL Partner, Parchment on May 1, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Guest post courtesy of x2VOL Partner, Parchment

 Preparing K-12 Students For Future Opportunities

Theoretically, the available options for secondary school graduates are the same as they’ve ever been. Students have the choice of going to college or entering the workforce. In reality, however, the steps involved have become much more complicated. Businesses want more skilled workers, and schools want more robust students. Both institutions ask for proof that incoming students and new hires can meet these demands.

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Topics: college acceptance, college preparation

End of School Year x2VOL Best Practices

Posted by x2VOL on Apr 11, 2018 3:51:48 PM

The semester is coming to a close and will be over before you know it! Along with finals, graduation prep and standardized testing, it's also the time to wrap up organizing and reporting on your students' volunteer hours in x2VOL and start preparing for the fall. 

Get started now and get ahead of the game. Follow these x2VOL end of school year best practices and make your job and life that much easier. 

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Topics: track student volunteer hours, service requirement, x2VOL end of year best practices, best practices, x2VOL best practices

Guest Post: College Preparation Tips for Students and Parents

Posted by Guest Blogger: SignUpGenius on Apr 10, 2018 9:55:16 AM

Guest post courtesy of SignUpGenius

Preparing for college can feel like a daunting task for both students and parents. No matter where you are in the timeline — from starting your first college tour list to packing for the first semester move — we have tips that will help simplify the process.

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Topics: college acceptance, student, college prep, college preparation, signupgenius

x2VOL School Profile: Keller High School

Posted by x2VOL on Apr 4, 2018 1:39:06 PM

Every month we are highlighting a different school who's students are engaged and active in serving their communities. Click here to see last month's highlight on North Hunterdon High School. 

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Topics: community service, school profile, keller high school, track student volunteer hours

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The 2019 E-Guide to High School Service Hour Tracking

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Managing your school’s community service program is important. We work with private and independent schools nationwide we've seen what highly successful service programs have in common. Check out our findings in our newest publication called the 2019 E-Guide to High School Service Hour Tracking.

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