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Cultivate Relationships #30GoalsEdu : Teacher Reboot Camp

Cultivate Relationships #30GoalsEdu : Teacher Reboot Camp | Home-School Connections | Scoop.it
New post!Cultivate Relationships http://t.co/KcxbNenj #30GoalsEdu #edchat #elemchat #ntchat...
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10 STEM Tips for Parents | MiddleWeb

10 STEM Tips for Parents | MiddleWeb | Home-School Connections | Scoop.it
Parents can kindle children's interest in the excitement of STEM learning – then help keep the fire burning – says blogger Anne Jolly. She has 10 tips.
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Seven Ideas for Meaningful Parent-Teacher Conferences

Seven Ideas for Meaningful Parent-Teacher Conferences | Home-School Connections | Scoop.it

Nancy always has gr8 ideas...this post is no exception. She has some advice you should listen to.

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A Principal's Reflections: A Multi-Faceted Approach to Engaging Parents

A Principal's Reflections: A Multi-Faceted Approach to Engaging Parents | Home-School Connections | Scoop.it

Building effective tools to bridge the home-school connection...thinking about how to do this well.

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Engaging Parents In School… » The Best Ideas On How Parents Can Help Their Kids Succeed Academically

Engaging Parents In School… » The Best Ideas On How Parents Can Help Their Kids Succeed Academically | Home-School Connections | Scoop.it

What are the best ideas on how parents can help their kids succeed academically.

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What Might Be Right For You May Not Be Right For Some [On Home Visits] > The Future of Teaching

What Might Be Right For You May Not Be Right For Some [On Home Visits] > The Future of Teaching | Home-School Connections | Scoop.it

Jose speaks out with Cheryl about the ins and outs of home visits.

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Kids Online: the Risks and the Realities

Kids Online: the Risks and the Realities | Home-School Connections | Scoop.it

When parents know how to communicate with their students, it's amazing what they'll find out.  Even about their online behaviors.  How can you open the lines of communication?

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LDC: Changing teacher practice in social studies in Lebanon Middle School

LDC: Changing teacher practice in social studies in Lebanon Middle School | Home-School Connections | Scoop.it

How social studies and the Gates LDC framework come together in middle school

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Game Design for Social Change | EdGeeks

Game Design for Social Change | EdGeeks | Home-School Connections | Scoop.it

So how can games bridge the gap between home and schools....this blog tries to answer those questions and starts with a humble game called Rice.

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21st-Century Learning Creates New Roles for Students -- and Parents

21st-Century Learning Creates New Roles for Students -- and Parents | Home-School Connections | Scoop.it

How do parents make the shift from what their parents did to support them and what students now need to have for support?

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Changing Kids' Lives One Quote at a Time

Changing Kids' Lives One Quote at a Time | Home-School Connections | Scoop.it

From one of my Goodreads authors.......Changing Kids’ Lives One Quote At a Time contains 121 inspirational sayings designed to bring out the best in children and develop lasting habits. The quotes target 13 “Habits of Character,” a list that includes Cooperation, Courage, Fai...

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eFace Today: Home & School Meeting 2.0

eFace Today: Home & School Meeting 2.0 | Home-School Connections | Scoop.it

I would have never believed offering virtual connection would work to get parents involved in the PTO meeting.  I thought they wouldn't be able to tune in or participate because they'd be too busy at work.  Boy was I wrong.

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Design Your Digital Classroom ~ Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Design Your Digital Classroom ~ Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners | Home-School Connections | Scoop.it

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Technology Integration for Math Engagement » Auto-Updating Agenda and Assignment Board

Technology Integration for Math Engagement » Auto-Updating Agenda and Assignment Board | Home-School Connections | Scoop.it

Check out this informative way to keep parents and home supporters in the loop...using a Google spreadsheet.

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Listen Up - What Teachers Wish You Knew

Listen Up - What Teachers Wish You Knew | Home-School Connections | Scoop.it

These are some interesting ideas....some I'd keep, others I'd skip. But a worthwhile read.

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As city makes plans for parent academy, union opens its own | GothamSchools

As city makes plans for parent academy, union opens its own | GothamSchools | Home-School Connections | Scoop.it
Three years after city officials first considered forming an academy to teach parents about the school system, the teachers union has found a group of...
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Mariela Dabbah: Changing the Approach to Parent Involvement

Mariela Dabbah: Changing the Approach to Parent Involvement | Home-School Connections | Scoop.it
For a long time, Latino parent involvement has been high on the list of problems that many superintendents and principals hope to fix but seldom do.
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: Ideas I’d Like My Future Principal to Consider: Starting a Bold Conversation with Parents

Please stop waiting for a map. We reward those who draw maps, not those who follow them...what?  Godin's advice rings true for education.  Read how.

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A Parent's Guide to Twitter and Education

A Parent's Guide to Twitter and Education | Home-School Connections | Scoop.it
Joe Mazza (@Joe_Mazza on Twitter) is principal of Knapp Elementary in Lansdale, PA, a school where 20 languages are spoken at home.
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Engaging Parents In School… » Another Reason Why We Need To Be Careful How We Speak To Parents About Their Children

Engaging Parents In School… » Another Reason Why We Need To Be Careful How We Speak To Parents About Their Children | Home-School Connections | Scoop.it

Consider carefully the words you use....says this post.

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Connected kids--Infographic gives gr8 info

What and how are students using technology?  This infographic breaks down some of the statistics that we have to analyze trends.

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Cybraryman Family Events Page

Great example of what a page might look like to keep parents informed and able to be involved in what's going on at school.

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Need a Twitter #tag chat place for Home-School

Need a Twitter #tag chat place for Home-School | Home-School Connections | Scoop.it

Sounds like abounding possibilities are happening here.  Definitely want to check this out. #PTchat on Wednesday nights.

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Edutopia's Guide to 21stCentury Learner

Sure seems like this is an excellent topic for teachers interested in Home-School Connections as well as the ones interested in technology.

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