When parents are engaged with their child’s education, good things happen. Students are absent less, get in trouble less, and do better on summative assessments. And when educators communicate with parents meaningfully? Engagement increases.
Way back in March I thought we’d miss out on two weeks of school. You probably did, too.
SchoolStatus Trainer Tyler Cummings has been asking a lot of questions about the return to school in the fall after months of remote learning and an unusual summer break. His thoughts always comes back to one thing— relationships.
We know that communicating with parents is a good thing when it comes to student growth and overall success. When parents
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Tips and musings from veteran teacher and SchoolStatus trainer, Tyler Cummings.
Communicating with parents should be easy, but educators everywhere experience hangups with their communication tools.
That’s because we have different goals for communicating with parents each time we reach out.
You know what the greatest thing in the world is? Calling people you don’t know. That’s everyone’s favorite thing. I know you got into education so you can cold call parents about their kids.
One of the worst days I ever had teaching was when I thought I could teach while suffering from the flu.