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Expanded Roles and Permissions Increase Effective, Equitable Family Engagement

TalkingPoints is just for classroom teachers, right? Wrong! TalkingPoints can actually be used by so many other people in roles across the school building—or even the district—to communicate with families in an instant. Our Expanded Roles and Permissions allow for these other staff members to play a part in the family engagement experience with ease. […]

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TalkingPoints Expands Reach 6x and Facilitates 100M Conversations!

TalkingPoints has expanded reach more than 6x since March 2020, connecting more than 3 million teachers and families, and enabling 100 million conversations, in 100 languages!

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RACING TO SCALE DURING A PANDEMIC

Tripling the reach of one’s service in just four months — from 500,000 to 1.5 Million — would be impressive and rewarding for anyone. But for TalkingPoints, a non-profit with a multilingual tech platform that helps teachers communicate with families in any of 100 languages, scaling rapidly was a response to an emergency situation. Without […]

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Teacher Spotlight: How TalkingPoints Facilitates Family Engagement and Student Success During Distance Learning

Meet Jennifer Jennifer McGraner is a junior high English Learner teacher in Pickerington School District in Pickerington, Ohio. Pickerington Schools is a diverse district with over 500 ELs speaking more than 57 different languages. In her 13th year of teaching, Jennifer works with English Learner students and is responsible for screening new students for EL […]