9 Web Tools and Apps for Communicating More Effectively with Parents

“At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents.” – Jane D. Hull One goal teachers often struggle with is communicating regularly with parents. Sending emails or texts to every parent is time-consuming. Additionally, English might not be their first language. The following free web […]

11 Tips for Engaging Parents

“At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents.” – Jane D. Hull One of the best survival lessons I learned as a teacher was to engage parents. This past week at the ISTE conference, I shared my tips and resources for engaging parents. Take […]

12 Online Tools For Effective Teacher to Student and Parent Communication

Guest post by Reese Jones & Shelly Sanchez Terrell Having a clear and positive communication with the students and their parents are a vital necessity among educators. According to School Family, good communication results in increased student achievement and better services from the school. An effective way in pursuit of this is through the use […]

A Story About Failure

Goal 16: Share Your Fail Story! of The 30 Goals Challenge for Educators. Join the challenge for free! Connect with other educators completing challenges in our 30 Goals Facebook community. “Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” ~ Henry Ford This year’s theme is, “This is MY Moment.” Goals focus on getting educators to […]

Goal: Engage Parents

Part of The 30 Goals Challenge 2011 and Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful! “At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents.” – Jane D. Hull Goal– This week find ways to seek ideas from parents to implement. Suggest ideas for others. […]