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New Resource Roundup! Helping Parents Get Engaged with Student Learing
Experts tell us that parent involvement is one of the biggest predictors of student success at school. So where should they begin? We've compiled a list of articles, videos, and other resources to help families engage in a productive way with their teachers...
Social and Emotional Learning for Parents
Project-based learning can be a fantastic way for kids to get engaged with hands-on, active learning. Here's how parents can encourage and support this teaching strategy.
Project-Based Learning for Parents
We've compiled a list of resources to help parents understand high-stakes testing, different forms of assessment, and school achievement data.
Assessment and Testing for Parents
Common Sense Media compiled this list of resources for families on how to help children explore digital tools smartly and stay safe.
Media and Digital Literacy for Parents
Experts tell us that parent involvement is one of the biggest predictors of student success at school. So where should they begin? We've compiled a list of articles, videos, and other resources to help families engage in a productive way with their teachers and schools.
New Resource Roundup! Helping Parents Get Engaged with Student Learning
Students should be given more nonfiction reading materials, exposing students to a topic that's familiar and part of their surroundings; and students should see their teachers reading and talking about nonfiction materials. SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Education (09/06)
School technologist shares some educational websites he uses with students; websites that teach through games. Students can improve their skills in math, computer programming and spelling. Des Moines Register (Iowa), The (09/07)
This links give you an inforamtional graphic as to what some Harrison Teachers are doing to flip their classrooms to meet the changing needs of our 21st Century Learners.
This link/article shows how teachers are catching up with students on the instructional use of social media:
“Three Essential Shifts in Learning” by Rob Mancabelli in District Administration,
September 2012 (Vol. 48, #8, p. 100), http://bit.ly/QJC2k3
This link gives parents an overveiw of how the National Common Core State Standards are changing what/how schools are teaching.