Check out these great resources for communication between students' parents and their teachers. :)
Strong relationships between families and teachers are critical for successful students, but where do you begin to build them? VideoAmy offers up resources and a playlist of videos about parent engagement.
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Make parent/teacher conferences easier for everyone by preparing to show student grades and work, setting parents at ease, listening to them, and remaining positive.
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When establishing that first contact with parents on Back to School Night, start the year right by being transparent, direct, and consistent.
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When using scannable technology with students, you can also use these tools to keep parents in the loop about classroom community activities and homework.
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Browse this curated list of resources to improve parent-teacher conferences, including ideas for highlighting student progress as well as questions every parent should ask.
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Parents of students in blended learning programs should understand the changing roles of technology and teachers, and make an effort to stay informed about edtech.
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Use QR codes, augmented reality, virtual tours, and other advances in classroom technology to change up the sometimes less-than-efficient rituals of Parent Open House.
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Many parents today have an educational perspective based on 20th century pedagogy and methodology. Teachers need to educate them about where education is now.
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Make it a habit to share good news with parents. Even the little things can make a big difference.
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19 meaningful questions parents can ask their children's teachers at the beginning of the school year.
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Get to know your students and strengthen the home-school partnership with these seven tips for reaching out to parents and meeting families.
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Back to School Night is often the first interaction a teacher has with parents and guardians. Here's a helpful checklist for educators of five must-haves for this special night.
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One of the primary things you need to work on especially during these first weeks of school is setting up an agenda or a plan of work on how you want to go about communicating with the parents of your students.
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While each school community is unique, there's a wide range of digital tools to keep parents involved when face-to-face communication isn't possible.
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Seven questions teachers can ask parents at the start of the year with the intention of building a partnership to support their child's learning.
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Chart to help parents decide what kind of help is appropriate on a school project. Free printable version too!
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Experts agree that parent involvement in education is one of the biggest predictors of student success. So where can parents begin? We've compiled a list of articles, videos, and other resources to help you engage productively with your kids' teachers and school.
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Families, Fun, and Engineering: Building Community Relationships through STEM | Minds in Bloom
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19 Proven Tips for Getting Parents Involved at School | Edutopia and GreatSchools.
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Parent Communication: Tuesday Teacher Tips
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Educating children isn't just the job of schools, it's everyone's responsibility. Read more in Dave Guymon's article, "Public-Private Partnerships: The Real Future of Education."
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Dr. Joe Mazza recommends several resources for Twitter support for educators and parents.
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For parents----understanding assessment and how to help your child prepare.