We don’t assign formal homework to our students. It’s actually a district policy, but we also don’t believe that homework serves any real purpose other than causing frustration at home and making work for students. Instead, we assign a list of activities students can do at home instead of homework. We get WAY more engagement and everyone loves it.[Read more…] about Amazing Activities Students Can Do Instead of Homework
communicating with parents
Communicating with parents right from the beginning of the year is critical to smooth sailing for the rest of the year. As they say, “information is power.” When parents are properly informed there will be better parent-teacher communication.
There are many ways to communicate with parents, but before you get started it is helpful to figure out what parents have access to and what form of communication with parents works for them.
You will probably have to use more than one method of parent communication to make sure you reach every family. That does seem daunting, but let us help.[Read more…] about How to Communicate with Parents in a Fast-Paced World