Tag: Parent Involvement

8 Ideas for Engaging Families and the Community

Strong family and community relationships are critical components of positive school culture The importance of building strong relationships with parents and community members cannot be underestimated; these stakeholders must be an integral aspect of a school’s culture. School leaders must also recognize that bi-annual conferences, monthly newsletters, and occasional calls to a media outlet are

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Going Beyond School

Connecting school and community in project-based learning It’s easy to stereotype “kids these days.” Always on their phones, always taking selfies, tethered to a virtual world but disconnected from the real one. If you don’t work with kids, or know what is happening in schools, it can be easy to think of young adolescents in

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