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Leah Kruger Leah Kruger Director of Product Management
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Leah has the enviable task of figuring out where research & development, long-term projects, and customer enhancement requests all fit in our product roadmap. You can find her talking about a better SIS experience at iCon and most user groups.

Leah Kruger

Skyward Insider Recent Articles by Leah Kruger

11 Creative Uses for Online Forms
How do you use online forms? In this post, we’re sharing 11 ideas for using them in SMS 2.0 and Qmlativ.  by Leah Kruger
Navigating COVID-19 with Skyward
COVID-19 complicates daily tasks, but you can still accomplish them! Learn about the resources Skyward has available to help. by Leah Kruger
5 Ways to Personalize New Student Online Enrollment
Whether you’re new to online enrollment or trying it for the first time, these tips will help you create the best setup. by Leah Kruger
Address Validation: A Tool for Easier Online Enrollment
A smooth and stress-free enrollment process just became a lot more achievable. Introducing Address Validation, a new tool to help parents and staff enroll students in the right school the first time, every time. by Leah Kruger
Health Services in Skyward
Throughout the country, the staffing of health professionals in schools has reached critically low levels. With more students to cover and a larger area to worry about, every second counts. We’re shining the spotlight on four features of our Health Services area that will help you keep records straight.  by Leah Kruger
Standards-Based Grading in Skyward
So, you want to bring standards-based grading to your high school? Read this primer for everything you need to help you get started.  by Leah Kruger
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Get to the Heart of Disruptive Behavior
Even though most administrators and educators agree that behavioral issues impede learning, few are consistently recording and analyzing behavioral data. In this article, we explore the strategies that will help you get to the heart of disruptive behavior. by Leah Kruger
The Mobile Health Office
Are you thinking about breaking free from brick-and-mortar school health offices? Do budget concerns or a lack of nurses have you looking for alternatives? Let's take a ride on the school health bus! by Leah Kruger
Would Beethoven Shine in Your District?
Are you doing enough to keep your advanced students invested in their education? Gifted and talented supports are making a comeback, and the research looks promising. Try out some of these alternative approaches to discover and nurture the genius in every kid. by Leah Kruger
Is "Discipline" an Outdated Word?
Discipline continues to be a tenuous topic in education discussions. Some semblance of order has to be maintained, but at what cost? Are suspensions actually helping students get on the right track, or speeding up the inevitable transition to the court system? Meanwhile, countless studies are showing the powerful effects of positive behavior management. by Leah Kruger
Standards-Based Grading: The New Benchmark
Have you considered how weighted averages can result in the inaccurate reporting of comprehension levels? Or how less-than-rigorous extra credit opportunities might actually be hampering achievement? Our obsession with points, percentages, and letter grades appears to be on its way out thanks to the rise of standards-based grading at the secondary level.  by Leah Kruger
The Golden Minute: Reduce Dropout Rates in One Easy Step
Can spending one additional minute each week on parent-teacher communication really have a profound impact on student outcomes? Researchers from Harvard and Brown universities think so...  by Leah Kruger
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