This article underscores the importance of positive parent communication. The author suggests ways to communicate with the home and ways to track this communication so that no student (or family) is left out of the loop.Source:
Laura Huddleston, Edutopia, October 11, 2019Description:
"The demands of teaching can feel overwhelming at times, and it can become easy to lose sight of the most important reason we teach: the students. Each student is special and deserves to be appreciated for his or her unique traits. By developing a system to send positive notes home on a regular basis, I have found that I keep my students’ successes in the front of my mind, and rough days are quickly put into perspective — for the students, their families, and me. Most teachers are required to contact home when a student performs poorly in the classroom — academically, behaviorally, or both. My own teaching has positively grown through my intentionally contacting families when students perform well."Read the full article here!