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Parent-Teacher Partnerships.

Check out these great resources for communication between students' parents and their teachers. :)

Chart to help parents decide what kind of help is appropriate on a school project. Free printable version too!

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.

Beyond Parent-Teacher Conferences: Creating Connections that Last

Families, Fun, and Engineering: Building Community Relationships through STEM | Minds in Bloom

19 Proven Tips for Getting Parents Involved at School | Edutopia and GreatSchools.

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."

Dr. Joe Mazza recommends several resources for Twitter support for educators and parents.

For parents----understanding assessment and how to help your child prepare.

8 Tips for Reaching Out to Parents from high school teacher David Cutler.

Check out these 3 key ideas about the CCSS for parents. This is great to hand out to parents on back-to-school or conference nights!

Learn these 5 tips for engaging parent volunteers in the classroom.

Good research and facts around the effect of parental involvement on academic achievement from TeachThought.

[Infographic] Discover how parent classroom volunteers support the learning environment.

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    ♥ this. A parents investment in their children's school is better than their money.

Read how to connect school to home with 360 degree communication and technology integration.

[Download] Great guide for home-to-school connections. Learn how to strengthen the bonds between schools, families, and communities for student learning and success.

Educator and author Michele Borba provides tips for an A+ parent-teacher conference.

Read this teacher and administrator's guide to #PTchat - Parent-teacher chat on Twitter.

Check out this study by Volunteer Spot and We Are Teachers that shows the critical gaps between teacher needs and parent involvement.

Joe Mazza recommended this book as a "must read" for anyone wanting to create a strong home-to-school partnership. "Beyond the Bake Sale: The Essential Guide to Family/school Partnerships"

Read this guide for all you need to know about mobile devices for learning: Perfect for parents and teachers. Also available in Spanish!

For back-to-school night or parent-teacher conferences, you can attach a bag of popcorn to these fun notes. :)

[Idea] During the first week of school, have your students draw themselves on small circular pieces of paper. Cut and paste the faces around the border of the page and use it for the template of the weekly newsletter.