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Communication With Parents? Check!

One of my favorite parts about teaching is building relationships with not just my students, but parents as well! Although it can sometimes feel like a challenge, this collection will support you in building relationships with all parents, even those who might appear unengaged or hard to reach. Before you know it you will have communication flowing!
A Collection By Kate Mishara
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Communication With Parents? Check!
  • Parents as Partners

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    comprehensionconnection.net
    comprehensionconnection.net
    Kate Mishara says:
    This is a wonderful resource to print out and post next to your desk. Set a goal to check off one box each week, and you will be amazed at how quickly your classroom parent engagement grows!
  • educationworld.com
    educationworld.com

    Use Social Media to Communicate With Parents

    5 minute read
    Kate Mishara says:
    Do you love social media? Chances are, so do your classroom parents! This Education World article shares excerpts from Attention Grabbing Skills for Involving Parents in their Children’s Learning, by Jane Baskwill. All of the experts recommend using social media (Facebook, twitter, etc) to relate to and engage parents!
  • scholastic.com
    scholastic.com

    Reaching Out to Non-English Speaking Parents

    5 minute read
    Kate Mishara says:
    This article is of special importance to me, as I have always taught in a building where over half of my students come from Spanish speaking households. If you can relate to this, don't let a language barrier stand in your way! This easy to read article provides 5 easy strategies for eliminating the language obstacle.
  • Kate Mishara says:
    I love resources that provide me with ready-to-use ideas, and this Edutopia article is exactly that! Each of these tips is a MUST read. They are all easy to implement, and make a huge difference in developing relationships.
  • readingrockets.org
    readingrockets.org

    Building Parent Teacher Relationships

    5 minute read
    Kate Mishara says:
    This is an excellent introductory resource on building parent teacher relationships. It breaks down not only WHY these relationships are so important, but the benefits for parents, teachers, and students. It also offers a comprehensive list of communication strategies that you can begin to use today!