Summary: This article provides suggestions and strategies for communicating with parents. Most of these communication methods use technology and cellphone apps, classroom blogs, and websites to keep parents in the loop, reduce your workload, and boost student engagement.
Source: Jeff Knutson, Edutopia, August 23, 2017
“Effective communication between educators and parents is an important—if not crucial—aspect of helping students learn. But as any teacher will tell you, it can be one of the most challenging parts of the job. Of course, every classroom is unique, and we all face different challenges: Some teachers suffer from in-box fatigue trying to keep up with a constant barrage of parent emails, while others struggle to get parents involved at all. But effective communication remains the goal in every case.”
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