Before launching a mobile application, schools consult parents to determine how they communicate using mobile technology, writes Joe Mazza, lead learner at Knapp Elementary School in Pennsylvania. Then, it's time to find the right app-maker and, after testing and other steps, unveil it to the school community, he writes in this blog post. Mazza offers several suggestions for the launch and recommends schools not allow the use of mobile technology to change their "core beliefs in terms of how it engages families and the community."

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