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|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...
|Early Social Education For Children|
|By Rick Ackerly, Ed.M. on December 5, 2012|
So much of what we read about combatting bullying, instilling morality and teaching empathy leaves out our greatest resource: the natural inclinations of children to care about other people. The secret to empowering children to be socially responsible is to treat them as if they are already on it.Read more...
|A is for Attendance|
|By Connie K. Grier, M.Ed. on September 12, 2012|
As we embark upon a new school year, parents along with students have to focus on how best to experience a successful year. Attendance rates are a crucial part of academic successRead more...
|By Dr. Joni Samples on August 12, 2012|
Title I Schools are some of our most challenging and most rewarding.There is innovated thinking happening in some of these schools. Nashville is trying a new role to connect schools to families to learning. This week Nashville's Transformational Facilitators met to create a vision, a plan, and to coach their way to new ways to connect.Read more...
|How Parental Authority Can Increase Children's Authority|
|By Rick Ackerly, Ed.M. on July 25, 2012|
When parents are confident in the authority that comes with their position, learning from children only enhances parental authority in the eyes of their children.Read more...
|Are Parents of Kindergarteners Ready for School?|
|By Dr. Joni Samples on June 20, 2012|
Well, of course my child is ready for Kindergarten! My child is five. It’s time to start school. Everyone starts school at five so my child is ready; ready to read, ready to sit still, ready to be in line, ready to learn math. Okay, maybe not ready to sit still, but the rest is fine. I think. I hope. Oh shoot, my child is ready but am I? Am I ready to let go? Find out in this new Parent Involvement Matters blog.Read more...
|The Keys to School Success Begin At Home|
|By Sharon Youngman M.Ed/C.L.C. [Guest Article] on May 31, 2012|
|Children reap the synergistic effects of school and home when parents and educators align goals that provide consistent expectations that strengthen student’s emotional, intellectual and social development. It may be the secret ingredient to empowering our failing public schools. Read more...|
|Parent Engagement in Education: Transforming Schools and our Communities|
|By Myrdin Thompson on May 17, 2012|
|Parents who are actively engaged in their school communities should also be seen as essential partners in community transformation. All voices are needed in the dialogue concerning creating a viable and healthy future for our children. Read more...|
|Empowering Children to Realize Their Potential for Good|
|By Connie K. Grier, M.Ed. on May 11, 2012|
|Student learning takes place both inside of the classroom and out. Here's a valuable lesson that can positively impact both academic and social growth for students. Read more...|
|Want Cooperative Children? Treat Them As If They Are|
|By Rick Ackerly, Ed.M. on April 24, 2012|
|By underestimating children's natural inclination for empathy and altruism, adults end up teaching selfishness rather than expanding their repertoire of social skills. Read more...|
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|*Parent Engagement at Home (91)|
|Learning environment (44)|
|Critical Thinking (16)|
|Study Skills (10)|
|Social Skills (11)|
|Character Development (34)|
|Bullying Prevention (11)|
|Positive Discipline (14)|
|Parents as teachers (49)|
|*School-Family Partnership (67)|
|Building trust & respect (37)|
|2-way communication (36)|
|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 (9)|
|Ed Reform (21)|
|Mom Congress (1)|
|Make Summer Reading a Priority|
|Why Family Involvement? Because What Happens at Home Comes to School|
|Connecting is the Key to Educating|
|April is Autism Awareness Month: 4 Great Reads from Parents in the Know|
|Common Core Standards: What Parents Need to Know|