Teacher webpages: Everyone's getting one, so you want to join the fun, right?
Fantastic! But -- just like all best practice -- you have to have a plan when you start building your page.
Webpages are a great tool for communicating with students and their parents, but must be treated with careful thought, not just as a last-minute add-on accessory if…Continue
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Thinking about having parent volunteers? Check out this form, which also includes items parents can do from home if they are not able to come in to the classroom during the day. Make all your parents feel like they are a part of your classroom with activities they can do at home or in school.
I usually hand these out at Back to School night so that it goes directly to the parents. If a parent cannot make it then, I'll send home with the students and also will upload it to my…Continue
It's never too early in the year to begin thinking about Parent Night.
The thought of talking for an hour to a group of adults seems daunting. Even with children, I try to speak no more than five minutes before directing them to an activity that synthesizes what was shared.
I have parents and students do the talking. Here are some suggestions if you want to get parents and students more active in the process:
1. Have parents active from the…Continue
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Did your mama talk to you about sexting, cyberbullying, and watching what you post on Facebook? Parents today have a whole new set of challenges and issues, raised by technology at school and home. Learn how you can help parents understand the real issues, fears and challenges and support them in being great parents in a 2.0 world. Resources for schools and families will be shared, and the core presentation is based on presentations at school PTA meetings, Wired Safety, and Wired…Continue
By “productivity” tools and resources, I am referring to tools that can help teachers get their jobs done more efficiently or effectively, at no cost (beyond the effort required to use the resources, of course). There are so many of these types of tools out on the…Continue
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There are many characteristics that must be known to be a good Math parent.
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