What if you can stop parent problems before they happen? Second grade teacher Erin Klein shares a 10-minute treasure trove of ideas that work! Parents are our partners. Let's do this!
- How can we prevent “helicopter parenting?”
- How can we be less defensive when parents ask questions?
- How do you get parents to actually read what you send them?
- How to help all parents, tutors, and IEP teams on the same page with current student work.
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- Three Ring
- Haiku Learning
- Text messaging has been shown by Stanford University researchers as one of the best ways to engage parents.
- Helping the Poor in Education, the Power of a Simple Nudge
- Bloomz is your one-stop solution for parent-teacher communications. More than just connecting with their cell phones, you can send long or short messages. You can send pictures and links. You can even coordinate volunteer schedules, donations, and parent teacher conferences. I’m using Bloomz in my classroom.
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- Discover 10 stress-busting secrets for healthy teachers. What simple routines will help you handle the stress?
- Simple advice for coping with stress at work.
- Learn tips to help you deal with difficult colleagues and students (even those who "hate" you -- yes it is possible!)