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Parents as teachers

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Parents as teachers. Get inspired and try out new things.
How do you build relationships with your parents/teachers? In this post, ideas are shared to help you and your teammates better involve parents in your instructional program. Download this free poster and parent brochure using a link provided in the blog post.

High parental involvement can be nothing but positive. Henderson and Berla (1994) reviewed and analyzed eighty-five studies that documented the comprehensive benefits of parent involvement in children’s education. Here is a summary of the benefits they noted for the children, parents, teachers, and the school. How Parent Involvement Helps Our Kids There are many benefits …

Freebie for volunteer form. Take off fid trip and class reading and put in computer helper and room mother

A month or two ago I posted a Parent Volunteer form that I used in my classroom. I got some feedback and I realize that not all of you require a background check from volunteers or go about it in a different way. Here is an updated version. Original version (click to download) New Version Click image

FREE Parent Handout: This Is Actually Why We Play

There’s so much more to kindergarten readiness than letter recognition. Maybe it’s because I’ve always wanted to be a teacher…but it baffles me that families don’t understand that 3, 4, and 5 year olds learn better through play than worksheets. Here’s a FREE parent handout to send home to help those families recognize what play...Read More

Parent Communication During Distance Learning

Communication is a big part of the teacher - parent relationship. However, during distance learning it becomes even more important.

Twitter / Teachscape: Why Your Child Can't Skip Their ...

“Why Your Child Can't Skip Their 20 Mins Of Reading Tonight -- Infographic. http://t.co/zVPknwzm04”

First Grade Wow: Reading- Good questions to ask before, during, and after reading with your child.

Hello Everyone! I have had many second grade teachers contact me about our home reading log and parent/child questions to accompany reading. Reading at home is a huge component in reading success. I have shared our first grade log before, but I went ahead and added a second grade component to this little packet. We require our first graders to read at least ten minutes every evening. I included a note to parents about second graders reading twenty minutes. Take a peek! If you would like your…

Parent Communication

This month I'm linking up to discuss parent communication. I will say my parents appreciate the systems I've put into place to keep them informed about their child's education. 1) Weekly Newsletter- every Monday students take home a newsletter in their folder. As you can see I let parents know what we're learning that week, important dates, notes and homework. 2) Classroom Website- every weekend I update the classroom website with the weekly newsletter above and important dates. I have…