We spend a lot of our time creating and sharing resources for educators and parents (who are often one and the same audience). Time and time again, we observe that families are left out of the equation when it comes to determining the primary audience for education reports, papers and articles—even though they are among the hungriest for informed opinions that can help them. Smart Parents is a blog series for parents, by parents who are navigating educational opportunities + making powerful decisions for and with their students. Learn more in Smart Parents: Parenting for Powerful Learning.
By: Debra Dye. The honest story from a mother in Mississippi about the education of her sons and the realities of students with disabilities.
A message for parents raising student bloggers. It’s time for you to become more involved in your student's blogging. Reinforce their learning, talk, become their fan and see the big picture.
The Thomas B. Fordham Institute recently partnered with GreatSchools in asking -- "What is the future of parent Information?" with the premise that it’s not enough to just inform parents, but that we have a responsibility to engage parents and students.
Designing conversations with parents about their student's academic levels, pace, and progress in competency-based education and helping parents and their students appreciate the value of personalized learning. emphasis on personalized learning based on where students are in their learning