A new spin on playing catch: Helping your child understand what they read is from Teach Learn Grown.
The GOP Has Revived Its Obsession With Parents’ Rights is from The New Republic.
6 ways to help your child read fluently, cover to cover is from Teach Learn Grow.
— Colorín Colorado (@ColorinColorado) December 28, 2021
— U.S. Department of Education (@usedgov) December 28, 2021
What the Law Says About Parents’ Rights Over Schooling is from Ed Week.
When Students Lead Parent-Teacher Conferences, Everyone Benefits is from Ed Surge.
— PERTS (@pertslab) December 6, 2021
COLLABORATING TO TRANSFORM AND IMPROVE EDUCATION SYSTEMS:A playbook for family-school engagement is a pretty massive – and useful – publication from Brookings.
Here’s an accompanying video:
A Guide to Diffusing Charged Conversations With Parents is also from Ed Week.
— Colorín Colorado (@ColorinColorado) December 3, 2021
How to Support Your Child’s Social-Emotional Health: 8 Tips for Families – available in sixteen languages.
#DYK? Home language support is the foundation for developing English language skills. Find tips classroom staff and home visitors can use when they do not speak the languages of the children in their care: https://t.co/3lMreQ0Dsc #FamilyCaregiversMonth pic.twitter.com/aSvnATKgYe
— Office of Head Start (@HeadStartgov) November 22, 2021
4 Ways to Make Parent-Teacher Conferences Easier is an excellent new post at Edutopia that offers useful suggstions.
6 Ways to Communicate Better With Parents of Students With Learning Differences is from Education Week, and offers good suggestions for how teachers can better communicate with all parents.
How parents and educators can support healthy teen use of social media is from MindShift.
Involving a child's senses with texturized books and visual illustrations can be one way to encourage reading in children. Read our full guide for more tips on how to raise a reader. https://t.co/FtcCenfpH2
— The New York Times (@nytimes) October 17, 2021
Supporting Young English Learners at Home is from REL.
EXPLAINED: What Is an IEP and How to Make Sure Your Child’s Needs Are Met is from Education Post.
Pandemic Parents Are More Engaged. How Can Schools Keep It Going? is from Ed Week.
How Parents Can Have Conversations That Motivate Teens is a new piece in MindShift that could be helpful to parents and teachers alike.
‘Last Year Was a Wake-Up Call’: Family Engagement After COVID-19 is a new and good interview with Karen L. Mappe that appears at ASCD.
Teacher-Parent Communication Strategies to Start the Year Off Right is a new piece in Edutopia that I think educators would find helpful as we prepare for the new school year.