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Parents are the driving force behind their child’s education. The partnership between the home and school is important in the social and educational development of the child. As a teacher, I am usually asked the question “How can I help my child?” “How can I assist with the educational process at home so my child can be more successful in school?” Many times I have these discussions when a child is already in danger of failing. Although parents have their child’s best interest at heart, they sometimes have difficulty understanding the resources their child needs at home. Members of the school have the responsibility to provide families with tools and resources so that parents may successfully assist in their child’s education at home.
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Posted on October 1, 2012 by Joe Mazza
Joe Mazza (@Joe_Mazza) is lead learner at Knapp Elementary School in suburban Philadelphia. He is also a doctoral learner at the University of Pennsylvania studying social media’s impact on home-school partnerships. Participate in a weekly #PTchat (Parent-Teacher Chat) that he hosts on Wednesdays at 9 pm. Eastern. He writes a blog aimed to share innovative family engagement ideas for schools called eFACE Today.
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