author Marlee Hirson, Wednesday December 9, 2015


Staying calm during a real-life emergency is easier said than done. This is important for staff who operate their school's mobile safety app, especially when the safety of others is on the line. [Read More]

author Marlee Hirson, Wednesday November 25, 2015


While AppArmor offers unlimited push notifications, many schools vary in how they use this feature; some use them more often than others. One of our best practices is finding the middle ground for how often your school should send out push notifications. [Read More]

author Marlee Hirson, Wednesday November 4, 2015


The article, “6 Ways a Prototype Can Prevent a Mobile UI Disaster”, by Proto.io highlights an aspect of AppArmor’s design process, which is the importance of digital prototypes. Digital prototypes are not only important for the design process of our apps, but for the safety aspect as well. [Read More]

author Marlee Hirson, Wednesday October 14, 2015


In the spirit of Thanksgiving and appreciation for leftover turkey, the AppArmor team has reflected on the past year and for what we are thankful. AppArmor has grown tremendously this past year, as we’ve had a number of new schools sign on with us. We are incredibly thankful for our awesome relationships with new and existing schools! [Read More]

author Marlee Hirson, Friday August 28, 2015


You have likely heard the saying 'timing is everything' before. When it comes to marketing your school's safety app and driving student downloads, this is certainly. Different events and holidays during the semester present valuable opportunities to reach students and increase app downloads. [Read More]