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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Home-to-School Connections: Resource Roundup

Getting parents engaged in their children's education can be beneficial for everyone. We've compiled some tips to help improve the connection from home to school and expand parent involvement.

Ideas for Getting Started

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Teacher-Tested Strategies and Tips

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Effective Communication Is Key

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How Parents Can Get Involved

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Dr. Dheeraj Mehrotra's picture
Dr. Dheeraj Mehrotra
Education Officer, GEMS INDIA

Excellent Content. Very very informative. Innovator in Education: sixsigmaineducationDOTcom

Phil's picture
Phil
Teacher and Ed-Tech Blogger at BrokenAirplane.com

With the release of Google Voice integrated into Gmail, I created a post of some of the major ways to communicate with parents with today's technololgy. Nothing can replace the face-to-face conference, but sometimes schedules or time can make this difficult. Hopefully these resources help you to stay in contact with you parents no matter what.

Communicating With Parents - BrokenAirplane.com

Rebecca's picture
Rebecca
Communications Specialist

Improving parent communication and engagement in the classroom is a struggle many teachers face. Fortunately, technology offers a lot of efficient ways to deal with this issue. I recently wrote a blog post that discusses improving parent communication with technology: http://bit.ly/1fBZEa4

Jessica Cuthbertson's picture

I love these tips. Having just completed my first round of home visits I know this is a very powerful way to forge stronger connections between schools and families. Read more about what I learned from home visits here: http://bit.ly/NUVMr8

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