8 Steps To Ensure Great Communication With Parents – Jeff Dunn

As you’re preparing your lesson plans and classrooms for the first day of school (which may have already happened for some of you!), keeping in touch with parents is probably on your mind. Communicating classroom expectations and other pertinent information at the beginning of the school year is critical to get everyone started off on the right foot. But once you’re done with the beginning of the year communications, your contact with parents shouldn’t happen only when there is a problem or when parent’s night hits the calendar. Keeping open lines of communications with parents throughout the school year helps keep them engaged in their student’s school life, helps keep the student on top of communicating their goals, progress, and needs with their parents, and will ultimately help keep your classroom running a little bit more smoothly, even if it takes a bit of extra thought at the beginning. More

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