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|Make Summer Reading a Priority|
|By Ryan Tracy on June 10, 2013|
The Summer months are a great way to encourage reading for their children. Read further how you can set up a summer plan for your childrenRead more...
|Why Family Involvement? Because What Happens at Home Comes to School|
|By Maria Chesley Fisk, PhD on June 3, 2013|
Our families are, in essence, our living textbooks - they teach lesson after lesson on how much to value hard work, how to manage time, and how to treat ourselves and others. Learn what research says families do that makes a difference to student learning and achievement.Read more...
|Common Core Standards: What Parents Need to Know|
|By Ryan M. Tracy on March 25, 2013|
Leveling the educational playihg field for all students regardless of their zip code is what Common Core Standards are deemed to provide. But we will need the support of our parents to truly initiate these standards in our states.Read more...
|Kindergarten � Successfully Launching Your Child Into the K-12 System|
|By Meryl Ain, Ed.D on March 4, 2013|
Is your five-year-old going to kindergarten next fall? Here are some tips to make for a seamless transition for you and your child.Read more...
|Alfie Kohn on Parent Involvement in Education|
|By Marilyn Price-Mitchell Ph.D. on February 11, 2013|
Alfie Kohn, a highly respected leader in the field of education and parenting, asks some critical questions about parent involvement. Are we so focused on how many parents are involved that we've lost sight of the nature of their engagement?Read more...
|Five New Year's Resolutions for Parents|
|By Marilyn Price-Mitchell Ph.D. on December 26, 2012|
New Year’s is a time to reflect on the past and make plans for the future. Why not use this time to reflect on the genius in your child, and then make plans to nurture that genius throughout the year?Read more...
|Parent Engagement Work Yields Hundreds of Parent Graduates|
|By Ryan M. Tracy on November 17, 2012|
Parent Engagement work has to be scaled up to reach the masses of parents. In this article, see how Stand for Children's, Stand UP (University for Parents) program reached hundreds of parents this fall.Read more...
|This Week's #PTchat - Creating a Positive Learning Environment At Home & At School|
|By Joe Mazza on November 13, 2012|
Maxine Shaw, Head of Hazelwood School in Surrey, England said in an article for the autumn issue of Attain Magazine, “The very best schools will set children on a journey.” She continues on to say, “…each child sees themselves as an octopus, in a string bag, on a zip wire. As the child travels along the zip wire they will be able to swing away from the central line, grabbing every opportunity that is offered to them.”Read more...
|�Twice-Exceptional� (or 2e)�.What???|
|By Paula J Hillmann PhD, LPC on November 11, 2012|
Having a child labeled “Gifted & Talented” in addition to another label such as “ADHD” or “LD” or “OCD” etc. can be confusing and frustrating. Today, the term “twice exceptional” or “2e” has become commonly used to describe these children.Read more...
|This Week's #PTChat: Making Home Visits Successful|
|By Joe Mazza on November 6, 2012|
This week’s Parent-Teacher Chat on Twitter focuses on “home visits” made by educators to engage families. Virginia Supt. Dr. Steve Constantino and Iowa Principal JimmyCasas will join us as experienced resources for this discussion.Read more...
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|Learning environment (44)|
|Critical Thinking (16)|
|Study Skills (10)|
|Social Skills (12)|
|Character Development (35)|
|Bullying Prevention (12)|
|Positive Discipline (15)|
|Parents as teachers (50)|
|*School-Family Partnership (71)|
|Building trust & respect (39)|
|2-way communication (37)|
|Parents in classroom (6)|
|*Diverse Families (13)|
|Non college-bound (1)|
|Low-income/ At risk (7)|
|Special Needs/LD (5)|
|*Technology & Partnership (11)|
|EdTech Resources (3)|
|Social Media (25)|
|*Out-of-School Time (8)|
|*Educational Policy (15)|
|PTA - PTO (10)|
|Ed Reform (22)|
|Mom Congress (1)|
|Managing Your Child�s Food Allergy at School|
|Volunteer Deja Vu All Over Again|
|Employing Restorative Measures to Stop Bullying|
|Should Schools Teach Values or is that the Parents� Responsibility?|
|Make Summer Reading a Priority|