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4 questions to ask when choosing your home-to-school communication tools.
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[Free download] Tools for getting parents and teachers on the same page.
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Edutopia Parent's Guide to 21st -Century Learning
Does your school have a homework policy? How does your school ensure that teachers don't overload students with busy work?
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Matt Davis has curated a list of resources for parents for using mobile devices and apps with children, tweens, and teens.
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5 App and Mobile Use Guides for Parents
Edutopia blogger Matt Davis has curated a list of resources for parents for using mobile devices and apps with children, tweens, and teens.
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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Five-Minute Film Festival: Parent-Teacher Partnerships | Edutopia
Resource Pin- parent teacher partnership
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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Consider letting the parents take the student creations home. It always reflects well on you when you can show them the work their child does in classroom and send them home with a nice souvenir.
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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Back to School Night: The Ultimate Conversation Starter for a Successful School Year | Edutopia..ommunication with parents -- the chance to outline expectations, procedures, and goals for my students, hoping that if I were upfront and clear from the get-go, there'd be fewer surprises come time for parent-teacher conferences. It was also my opportunity for listening and fielding questions early in the year to quell any misconceptions and ease any anxieties.
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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Resources for parent/teacher conferences and new teacher survival guide vid
5 resources for parent-teacher conferences #teachtci
5 resources for parent conferences
Parent teacher conference resources
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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Blended Learning in the Mix: The Informed Parent
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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This Ain't Your Mommas Open House - 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.
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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Educating Parents About Education | Edutopia.com Many parents today have an educational perspective based on 20th century pedagogy and methodology. Teachers need to educate them about where education is now.
Many parents today have an educational perspective based on 20th century pedagogy and methodology. Teachers need to educate them about where education is now. Keeping Parents Informed If we don't want an adversarial relationship with parents, we need to educate them about the education of their children. Technology provides a number of methods for keeping parents informed. Of course, the most effective way of all is a face-to-face meeting.
Educating Parents About Education. In the past, communication has always been a key factor in bringing teachers and parents together. Today, we might add transparency as a key factor in parents' understanding of what goes on at school.
Make it a habit to share good news with parents. Even the little things can make a big difference.
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Positive phone calls = powerful! How do you get parents involved? I read this but need to keep it in mind once im a teacher
MRS. MCFADDEN'S CLASSROOM BLOG: Parent Communication
19 meaningful questions parents can ask their children's teachers at the beginning of the school year.
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Parents: 19 Meaningful Questions You Should Ask Your Child's Teacher....using for Parent Teacher Conferences next week!
19 Meaningful Questions You Should Ask Your Child's Teacher. I am my children's teacher, but I am curious what these are and my phone won't let me scroll down on the webpage so pinning for perusal on my computer...
The Right Way to Ask Question in the Classroom - Posing a question to the class, allowing for think time, and then calling on a student is one simple strategy for engaging students in better academic discourse. (Updated 10/2013)
Terry Heick's blog on Edutopia--Parents: 19 Meaningful Questions Your child's teacher would (probably) love to answer! Good questions for parents to ask in order to become educated on classroom education!
19 questions to ask your child's teacher
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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Home Visits: Reaching Beyond the Classroom | Edutopia
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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In the Connecting With Your Students' Parents #Infographic you will find invaluable tips that will help you effectively connect with your students’ parents. #education pin from elearninginfographics.com
8 Steps To Ensure Great Communication With Parents | Edudemic...connectiting with education & technology By Jeff Dunn.The handy infographic below takes a look at 8 tips and tricks for staying in touch with parents throughout the school year. How often and how do you keep in touch with your student’s parents?...
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MRS. MCFADDEN'S CLASSROOM BLOG: Parent Communication
As you’re preparing your lesson plans and classrooms for the first day of school (which may have already happened for some of you!), keeping in touch with parents is probably on your mind. Communicating classroom expectations and other pertinent information at the beginning of the school year is critical to get everyone started off on …
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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Parent Communication Toolbox: 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.
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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Tips on guiding kids' projects
Parents - Please don't do your kids' projects! School projects
Parent involvement okay and not okay
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Parents - Please don't do your kids' projects! This needs a rewrite for first grade.
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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Beyond Parent-Teacher Conferences: Creating Connections that Last
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Beyond Parent-Teacher Conferences: Creating Connections that Last Some good points, especially for new teachers
Nothing new on the conference-front but there's a link to Common Core references for parents...
Already do a bunch, but has additional ideas Beyond Parent-Teacher Conferences: Creating Connections that Last
8 Tips for Reaching Out to Parents.
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MzTeachuh: Teaching Development Tweets of the Day 4/17/13
What do you do to keep parents in the loop? 8 teacher-tested ideas: http://edut.to/WHjf4w. #HappyParentsDay
Great ideas for parent communication and involvement.
Families, Fun, and Engineering: Building Community Relationships through STEM | Minds in Bloom
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Simple, Engaging Ideas to start a Family Engineering Night at your school->Minds in Bloom: Families, Fun, and Engineering: Building Community Relationships through STEM #STEM #STEAM #pbl #inquiry #engineering #edtech #pltw
Families, Fun, and Engineering: Building Community Relationships through STEM! Cool idea and great links to other Engineering resources.
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19 Proven Tips for Getting Parents Involved at School | Edutopia and GreatSchools.