This is a versatile power point template that can be used in preparing a slideshow for your open houses. Helpful strategies and links to Common Core Standards are included. Take advantage of this free resource and customize the information to suit your school's needs.
New teacher, looking for ways to increase parent engagement in your classroom? Veteran teacher looking for some new ways to increase parent involvement? Look no further! This blog entry is a one stop shop with 19 proven tips to get parents involved. Choose two and give them a try, you and your students will reap the benefits of positive home-school relations.
Although not everyone has home internet, many parents do have mobile devices and can access wifi at work. The Remind App allows you to set up a class and send out a text that provides a reminder for the whole class. It keeps your cell phone information private. A convenient tool that comes in handy when you need to update the whole class but forgot to write the information on the homework board.
This article provides 5 strategies of using Google Drive to enhance parent engagement: collecting contact data, sharing a presentation, newsletters, behavior communication (this can be positive and negative behaviors), and conference sign-ups. With implementation tips at the end of the article you will be able to set up google drive in your classroom with ease. Google drive can be accessed as an app on mobile devices using wifi.
With practical information provided for each tip, this article has strategies that you can try out with the parents in your classroom. Home-School connections are important and parents want to know that you care. Try one of these strategies and make a difference today.