Emergent Tree does not regularly post on social media as it only posts five and six times a month on its Facebook and Twitter pages respectively. The requested information on Emergent Tree, Review 360, and Education Service Center, Region 20 has been entered into columns C through G of rows three through five of the attached spreadsheet.
Summary of Findings
1. Emergent Tree
Established in 2009, Emergent Tree supplies first-rate software and training to campuses, as well as districts, to help improve student support.
The company website only contains links to Emergent Tree's Facebook and Twitter accounts.
Emergent Tree does not often post on either of its social media channels as it posts roughly five times per month on Facebook and six times per month on Twitter.
For Facebook, the types of content that the company posts include pictures and videos, along with some links to webinars and other events. There are also posts honoring teachers and schools.
Meanwhile, on Twitter, most of the posts are pictures and some schools that have administered coaching from the company.
Review360 serves as a behavior improvement system that supplies both general and special teachers with proper training, along with decision-driving data, to help them handle behavior in the classroom effectively.
Pearson Assessments US has accounts for YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
The frequency in which the company posts on its social media channels goes as follows: Facebook (five per day), Twitter (four per day), and LinkedIn (five per day).
Its YouTube channel contains videos that cover Review360 and has content targeted at educators, parents, and schools.
On Twitter, there is video content as well as pictures, GIFs, and posts centered on events.
3. Education Service Center, Region 20
Education Service Center Region 20 operates as a non-regulatory agency that helps various school districts to advance the performance of their pupils.
Regarding social media, it maintains Facebook and Twitter pages.
It posts around five times per day on Facebook and about four to six times per day on Twitter.
On Twitter, the agency posts training videos, pictures, among other content.
Media Landscape (2)
The Flippen Group, Educational Service Center Region 12, and Educational Service Center Region 4 have social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. The frequency of their posts varies widely. Additionally, their messages usually involve announcements of conferences and promotions. The spreadsheet can be found here.
Education Service Center Region 4 (ESC 4)
ESC 4 is one of the twenty centers in Texas that collaborates and gives training and consultation to various school districts within its region.
The most recent blog was last July 2019, when the organization announced the nominees for the 2019 Superintendent.
The Chron published news regarding how Education Service Region 4 heads the "Safe and Healthy Schools Task Force." The ESC 4 holds training for school districts for the safety of their students and teachers.
The Flippen Group is an organization that is dedicated to developing and improving school districts, Fortune 500 companies, governments, sports teams, and non-profit corporations for the world. They use scientific research to help organizations achieve and strive for their goals.
The Flippen Group has not posted for quite some time on their social media accounts. In Facebook, their last post was on August 31, 2019. The general positioning in their message is on self-improvement using the book "Your Third Story." Before this, they post at least once per day.
The group barely post on Twitter and their last tweet was on April 9, 2019.
The Flippen Group posted on their LinkedIn account last September 2019, and it was about a WSJ analysis on George Washington's leadership skills.
It also has a YouTube channel. Its most recent post was three months ago and it was a video regarding a teacher's message at Paradise High School.
The frequency of posts on the company's press release section once or twice per month. The most recent press release from the Company and Education posts was three months ago.
Another post talked about how self-reflection can help increase connections in school. These posts are related to one of the solutions provided by the company called "Capturing Kids' Hearts."
The most recent blog post from the company was three months ago, and it was about a response from a Forbes article regarding an interview from Dr. Brene Brown, an expert in vulnerability leadership.
The Flippen Group's implementation of the initiative called "Capturing Kids' Hearts" in Splendora ISD was aired on ABC 13, last September 4, 2019.
Media Landscape (3)
The Safe and Civil Schools, Ancora Publishing, and Behavior Flip have social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. The frequency of their posts varies widely. Additionally, their messages usually involve announcements of conferences and promotions. The spreadsheet for the companies in rows 9 to 11 can be found here.
Safe and Civil Schools
Safe and Civil Schools is an organization dedicated to developing and improving school climate and culture by fostering respect and responsibility in student through data-driven decisions.
The approach taken by the organization is built on Dr. Randy Sprick's 30 years of experience and decades of research on effective teaching methods that are easy to use and practical.
The firm has helped school districts to build knowledge base needed in creating positive school environments that are physically and emotionally safe and thus encourage integrity, independence, confidence, kindness, responsibility and self-control.
In a press release, the firm congratulated Fort Bend ISD in Sugar Land, Texas for being awarded the "Texas District of Character" by the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association as selected by the Character Education Partnership in Washington D.C. as a National School of Character.
Ancora Publishing webinars focus on behavior with titles such as ''The Magic is on Instruction'', ''The Third quest'', ''Adopt'' and ''Strengthening the Triangle''.
Traditional Media (TV/Print/Radio)
Ancora Publishing has many books that are published and printed and people are able to order from the site.
Behavior Flip empowers students to make systemic and lasting changes through the 5 pillars namely, Restorative Practices, Positive Behavior Intervention Supports (PBIS), Social Emotional Learning, Growth Mindset and Trauma-Informed Practices.
The firm says that this behavior management system starts with school culture, and not control, to empower students to make positive and lasting changes.
With Behavior Flip one is able to create, sustain and monitor school expectations by simplifying communication and collaboration between teachers, parents and administrators.
The system is able to give real-time data and easily track student behavior to bring coaching and accountability.
Behavior Flip can recognize positive behaviors and can be used to bring restorative practices where a student is allowed to repair the harm of their actions.
This system can help students develop emotional and social skills.
On Twitter, the firm posts roughly 4 times in a day with the content being videos, photos, written tweets that position the brand as working on the discipline of students through its restorative practices.
On Facebook, the firm posts roughly 3 times in a day with the content being photos, videos, written posts that position the brand as a champion for building students not through control but in discipline.
OnLinkedin, Behavior Flip is not active as the posts are sporadic, with the content being pictures and written posts positioning the firm as a champion of student discipline.
OnInstagram, Behavior Flip is not active as the posts are sporadic, with the content being pictures positioning the firm towards the culture of empathy, responsibility and growth of the mindset.
On October 27th 2019, there was a press release from Behavior Flip on the release of Behavior Flip for Android that detailed the firm as a software development and consulting company focused on making the educational process more efficient and effective for K-12 schools.
The firm was published on AMLE, which is a membership organization dedicated to helping middle school educators reach every student, grow professionally, and create great schools.
The organization maintains a blog that seems to be published monthly. It details different topics from the importance of behavioral data, a teacher's journey through the hacking school of discipline, Empathy crisis which all put a message on the firm's restorative practices that empowers students to make positive and lasting changes.
Behavior Flip's website has a page called how it works that is dedicated in selling the firm's effective behavior monitoring solution to schools.
There is also a pricing page in the website giving details of different sales options and their benefits including testimonials from administrators, teachers and students.
The website also contains schools that are using the system in flipping behaviors of students.
Traditional Media (TV/Print/Radio)
Brad Weinstein, of Behavior Flip was on Principal Center radio Podcast where he talked about his book, Hacking School Discipline and the 9 Ways to Create a Culture of Empathy and Responsibility Using Restorative Justice.