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Why Parents Don't Come to School - And What To Do About It

Why Parents Don't Come to School - And What To Do About It | Education | Scoop.it

Research confirms that parents play an important part in student success. Yet too many parents remain disconnected from their children's school, missing the opportunity to become effective partners in their children's academic lives.  …. (more)

 

 

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There are many reasons parents are not visible at school.  Here are some effective strategies for connecting with parents of diverse backgrounds.

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Understanding our diverse students by understanding ourselves first

Understanding our diverse students by understanding ourselves first | Education | Scoop.it
By Eileen Gale Kugler

The principal considered the new student in front of her. She was concerned about  Carlos’ disrespectful behavior. “You look at me while I’m talking to you!” Mrs. Harris admonished.

What Mrs. Harris didn’t realize is that Carlos was being respectful. While the principal had been taught... Read More
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Creating a welcoming classroom for all students is not just about understanding student cultures -- it's also about teachers being introspective about their assumptions and expectations grounded in their own experiences and culture.  From PDK blog.

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