Parent Engagement

5 Tools to Enhance Parent-Teacher Communication

June 8, 2016

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As technology continues to evolve, so should parent communication. Schools and their teachers have a great opportunity to enhance communication and parent engagement by utilizing available technology tools. Here are…

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HWMS CASE STUDY

April 18, 2016

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SCHOOL BACKGROUND Haysville West Middle School is one of two middle schools in Unified School District 261 – Haysville Public Schools in Kansas. With 575 students in grade levels 6-8, the…

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What Parents REALLY Want From School Communicators…

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Just how involved do parents want to be in daily school communication? A recent survey found the answer to be quite telling. Over 55% of parents and guardians expect to…

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Why Having a Strong Community Matters

April 7, 2016

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What does it mean to have a strong school community? The answer may vary, but one underlying theme would hold true: consistent communication is the foundation of a strong school…

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Engage and Listen to Your Parent Community with the embrAPP for Schools and Districts

March 30, 2016

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Parents are often the most overlooked resource within a school community. But, why is that the case? With busy work schedules, multiple family commitments, and various other activities, parents may…

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Why Parent Communication And Engagement Boost Student Achievement

March 24, 2016

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4 Tips to Help Principals Connect with Parents

August 2, 2015

4 Tips to Help Principals Connect with Parents

1. Build a Learning Partnership with Parents. Find ways to deepen the conversations at home about what is happening in your school’s classrooms. Set the tone for parent engagement that…

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Use Facebook to Increase Engagement within Your School Community

July 15, 2015

71% of online American adults use Facebook and there are over 1.25 billon mobile active users worldwide. 57% of people use their mobile phone to find out information about events…

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How to Build Engagement with Parents and Key Stakeholders

July 14, 2015

Creating an atmosphere where parent engagement is a purposeful partnership that is culturally responsive throughout a school or district starts with district and school leaders. School and district administrators set…

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5 Tools to Enhance Parent-Teacher Communication

July 8, 2015

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As technology continues to evolve, so should parent communication. Schools and their teachers have a great opportunity to enhance communication and parent engagement by utilizing available technology tools. Here are…

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