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Lori Reese

About Lori Reese

Lori Reese is a Marketing Copywriter with MBS. She has more than 15 years’ experience teaching in college and K-12 classrooms. In her free time, she loves reading, creative writing and playing with her three-legged cat, Boss.

Recent articles by Lori Reese

Greenhills School Gives All Students Individual Attention

Posted by Lori Reese on May 22, 2017 5:30:00 AM

As Controller Liz Barber puts it, Greenhills School is a place where “no kid falls through the cracks.”

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Amazon Cybercriminals Endanger Students

Posted by Lori Reese on May 18, 2017 5:30:00 AM

A global ransomware attack raises awareness about cybercrime, but a less-publicized scam is likely to impact students more: phony third-party sellers on Amazon that snag credit card information and fail to ship promised goods.

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What Can the Right LMS Do for Student Success?

Posted by Lori Reese on May 17, 2017 5:30:00 AM

Love them or hate them: Learning management systems are here to stay.

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War of the Wireless Devices

Posted by Lori Reese on May 10, 2017 5:30:00 AM

Which works best in the classroom — iPads™ or Chromebooks? Educators have debated that ever since Apple’s tablet and Google’s laptop first appeared on the market in 2010 and 2011 respectively.

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5 Ways a Campus Text Messaging Program Can Work for You

Posted by Lori Reese on May 5, 2017 5:30:00 AM

If you want to get student communications right, you probably suspect issuing a school email isn’t enough. Email remains a fabulous vehicle for the deskbound: office workers check theirs about 30 times an hour. But for those on the go — like students and faculty — it's unreliable.

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Blink, Laugh, Share, Forget

Posted by Lori Reese on May 2, 2017 5:30:00 AM

Those four words capture Generation Z in a nutshell, according to marketing consultancy The Future Company. The age group born between 1995 and 2015 will comprise more than a third of the US population by 2020.

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10 Things You Need to Know About Nontraditional Students

Posted by Lori Reese on Apr 28, 2017 5:30:00 AM

Let’s pretend I’m a nontraditional student. It may be hard to picture me, because nontraditional students come from a variety of backgrounds: we are veterans just back from Afghanistan, professionals over age 25 returning to school because we want to change careers or because we’re looking for advancement, and first-generation students fresh out of high school. We are also those enrolled primarily in online classes and holders of GEDs.

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Career Matters

Posted by Lori Reese on Apr 25, 2017 5:30:00 AM

Winning the heart of today’s student means showing you care about the two things: money and career.

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The Places to Be

Posted by Lori Reese on Apr 20, 2017 5:30:00 AM

It’s got to be cool. It can’t be too generic. It’s got to be ultra-convenient, and, most of all, today’s college store must speak directly to the peculiar needs, tastes and lifestyles of a diverse student body.

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Really, Truly, Actually Required Reading

Posted by Lori Reese on Apr 18, 2017 5:30:00 AM

It only takes a small act of imagination to understand why an all-inclusive textbook model — a single fee that includes books in the cost of tuition — serves students and faculty well.

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