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Parent involvement

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FREE Parent Handout: This Is Actually Why We Play

There’s so much more to kindergarten readiness than letter recognition. Maybe it’s because I’ve always wanted to be a teacher…but it baffles me that families don’t understand that 3, 4, and 5 year olds learn better through play than worksheets. Here’s a FREE parent handout to send home to help those families recognize what play...Read More

FREE Parent Handout: This Is Actually Why We Play

There’s so much more to kindergarten readiness than letter recognition. Maybe it’s because I’ve always wanted to be a teacher…but it baffles me that families don’t understand that 3, 4, and 5 year olds learn better through play than worksheets. Here’s a FREE parent handout to send home to help those families recognize what play...Read More

Are you interesting in sending a monthly newsletter to your parents? This one focuses on reading and writing and includes tips, resources, activities, and ways to get the reluctant reader reading. Parent Connection Newsletter ~ Issue #3

The Parent Connection Newsletter is full of ideas for parents to help their children become better readers. This post contains Issue #3.

Alex Corbitt on Twitter: "20 Ideas For Increasing Parental Involvement 👥👨‍👨‍👧‍👦👩‍👩‍👧‍👦 (by @CompConnCarla via @mccoyderek) #edchat #education https://t.co/0MR7lB1a5a"

“20 Ideas For Increasing Parental Involvement 👥👨‍👨‍👧‍👦👩‍👩‍👧‍👦 (by @CompConnCarla via @mccoyderek) #edchat #education”

Freebie for volunteer form. Take off fid trip and class reading and put in computer helper and room mother

A month or two ago I posted a Parent Volunteer form that I used in my classroom. I got some feedback and I realize that not all of you require a background check from volunteers or go about it in a different way. Here is an updated version. Original version (click to download) New Version Click image

The Research on Parent Involvement and Why It Matters

High parental involvement can be nothing but positive. Henderson and Berla (1994) reviewed and analyzed eighty-five studies that documented the comprehensive benefits of parent involvement in children’s education. Here is a summary of the benefits they noted for the children, parents, teachers, and the school. How Parent Involvement Helps Our Kids There are many benefits …