A Forum for parents of teenagers to discuss topics about raising teens. Login to ask advice of others who have had similar experiences or ask any questions you've been wondering about. Should help provide insight on how to communicate better with teens, and help stay connected to them in everyday life.
Learn about this revolutionary program the Parent Teacher Home Visit Project, which brings teachers into their students' homes, so that they can foster better relationships with students and their families as a whole. This project is amazing because students begin to see their teacher as a person, and vice versa. This project connecs parents and teachers in a way that helps link families to the classroom in a way like never before.
Dscover ways to keep parents actively engaged in the school system! Here are several creative activities that students can work together on in the classroom which will later involve the parents in a collaborative process, or a project that can later be discussed with their parents at home. I love this list because some of the ideas I've never even heard of or considered. It's amazing how simple (in hindsight) some of these ideas are.
Listen to this Educator's advice on how we as teachers can help parents stay connected, through their connection with us! He gives straightforward and realistic techniques that help keep parents engaged in their students' academic lives on a regular basis. He also provides very practical reasons for each of these ideas. A very informative outlook into parental involvement through the classroom.
Listen to a group of students themselves tell it like it is when it comes to parental communication! It will reveal how teens would prefer to be talked to, and what they'd like from parents in general. If you want to know how your kid feels when you talk to them, or if you as an educator wants to help students discuss their academics better with parents at home, this is a critical video to watch for its humbling look into the lives of teenagers.
Provide parents with this vital information on how they can stay more active in their teenager's lives. Not only does it provide an extensive list of very basic activities that a parent can partake in so as to stay connected, it also gives further information on specific topics within the activity examples. It is an article that all parents should read, and can work for students both young and adolescent.