Unlocking family communication in math class

Students write weekly emails to their families Lizzie Stockbridge, a 6th grade math teacher at Frederick H. Tuttle Middle School in South Burlington, Vermont, gives […]

17 ways to communicate with students’ families

BINGO. Communication with student’s families outside of student led conferences (SLC) is vital. Giving parents the information they need in order to protect that time […]

How to get students to communicate with families

Welcome to the Best Part of My Week And yours, likely. Peoples Academy Middle Level educator Joe Speers shares how to get students to communicate […]

3 Ways To Blockbuster Your Report Cards

Today’s guest post is written by Keith Westman.  Follow him on Twitter at @keithwestman. Note: I am aware I am not the first person to use […]

QR codes and videos at Parent Conferences

Expanding parent conference time with technology We’ve all been there: how do you fit 40 minutes worth of information into a 20-minute parent conference, still […]

The Parent’s Role in a Student-Led Conference

How can you support your student in sharing how they learn? In recent decades, schools have turned the table on the traditional parent-teacher conference. More […]

Student-led conferences and engagement in PLPs

A middle school case study Katie Bryant, an English teacher at Lamoille Union Middle School, presents the results of her semester-long action research project examining […]

Balancing screen time and family time

When to put the device down Let’s face it, it’s a challenge to balance technology in our lives; but it’s essential.  Parents and adults need […]

Multiple platforms, multiple voices: scenes from a 1:1 rollout

Collaborative blogging puts students’ voices out front Hazen Union School 8th grade student Elijah Lew-Smith shared the first student post of the school year on the school’s […]

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