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Last call for Speak Up surveys!

Spread the word about the survey with our last minute promotional ideas

With one week to go, there is still plenty of time to get the word out about Speak Up. If you just registered your district or are looking for new ways to promote the survey, try one of these ideas:
Host a Speak Up Day or week: Pick a day this week to have your K-12 community complete the Speak Up Surveys!
Focus on one survey type: A focus on teachers, parents and/or administrators is an easy push and a great way to receive a meaningful dataset. We recommend sending an email or phone recording to parents or email blast to your teachers. Click here for a variety of sample emails.
Highlight the Speak Up survey on your website using one of our Speak Up logos (with a link to the survey). Click here for the code to embed on your website. Make sure to include your survey password!
Use social media networks such as Facebook or Twitter to get the word out about Speak Up to your stakeholders. Try retweeting one of our @SpeakUpEd tweets or post from our sample tweets at the end of this newsletter.

Spread the word!

Once you’ve taken the Speak Up survey, share it with your friends, colleagues, and family members! Simply copy and paste the text below into an email or on one of your social media walls to spread the word – feel free to change the text:
Have a voice on educational policy by taking the Speak Up survey! Only takes 15 minutes or less to complete and you are adding invaluable input to key educational issues like the homework gap- kids access to internet, technology in schools, and more! Either take the general public survey (community), educator or parent survey if you have a kid in grades K-12 www.speakup4schools.org/speakup2015

Sample Tweets

Natl surveys for teachers, parents, students & community close this Fri. Don’t miss your chance to be heard! bit.ly/SU15survey #edtech
Are you “Speaking Up” about digital learning this year? Make your voice heard participate in Speak Up 2015 at bit.ly/SU15survey
Donate 15 min of your time to impact the future of #education! Help shape #edpolicy by taking the #SpeakUpsurvey: bit.ly/SU15survey
Participate in Speak Up and share your ideas about how to leverage technology in schools to promote better learning: bit.ly/SU15survey

Spread the word about Speak Up through our sample tweets!

With the new school year coming up in a few weeks, now is the perfect time to start planning your Speak Up survey promotion to your school(s). Get the word out about the annual survey through our sample tweets. Feel free to post these on your school or district’s twitter account before and during the survey period, and feel free to change the text as needed.

Before October 1st

  • Our school/district has registered to be a part of a nationwide conversation about #edtech – join in today: http://bit.ly/SU15survey
  • Join us & the 4mil students, parents, teachers, and admins who have participated in Speak Up since ’03! Register now: http://bit.ly/SU15survey
  • We are excited to participate in this year’s #SpeakUpsurvey! Learn all about the survey before it opens on 10/1: http://bit.ly/SUhome
  • 75% of students say mobile devices are important. What do our students think? Get involved with the #SpeakUpsurvey at http://bit.ly/SU15survey
  • Our school/district just registered for Speak Up!  Join the conversation about the role of technology in & out of school: http://bit.ly/SU15survey 

During October 1st-December 18th
  • Speak Up surveys are available 10/1 through 12/18! Make your voice heard about education and technology! http://bit.ly/SU15survey
  • Parents, to learn more about Speak Up before participating in this nationwide educational survey, see this FAQ page: http://bit.ly/PUS23q 
  • Take the Speak Up survey to ensure your voice is heard! http://bit.ly/SU15survey
  • School/district your participation in Speak Up is important! Help us collect valuable data @ http://bit.ly/SU15survey
  • Let’s be a part of the thousands around the country who are speaking up to decision-makers about 21st century learning: http://bit.ly/SU15survey 
Last minute tweets
  • Only a few more days until Speak Up 2015 is over! Get your survey in before 12/18 to make sure your voice is heard! http://bit.ly/SU15survey
  • Need a last min activity before winter break? Dedicate 15min to the #SpeakUpsurvey! http://bit.ly/SU15survey
  • Speak Up about issues regarding the use of new technology such as mobile devices and tablets in schools: http://bit.ly/SU15survey
  • Don’t forget to submit your Speak Up surveys before winter break begins! Visit http://bit.ly/SU15survey to share your thoughts.
  • Last call for surveys! Submit your Speak Up surveys by 12/18 to ensure your voice is heard: http://bit.ly/SU15survey
Stay tuned for more Speak Up 2015 promotional materials coming in the next few weeks!