As educators and students return to the classroom this fall, it's beneficial to examine the crucial role that parents can play in student achievement. One huge challenge for educators is coordinating and differentiating parent communication to reach all parents, taking into account a diverse range of parenting styles, preferred level of involvement and method of outreach, and the individual personalities of the students.
In this article published on Edutopia, BloomBoard CEO Jason Lange shares five simple steps for garnering parent buy-in, support, and involvement, so educators can work side by side with parents to power student happiness and achievement.
To learn more about how to foster parent engagement, consider these resources in the BloomBoard Marketplace:
- “Parental Involvement and Academic Success” (e-book)
- “From the Classroom to the Family Room: Building a Bridge From School to Home” (webcast)
- “Realizing the Potential of RTI: Engaging Reluctant Parents” (video)
Or, view our collection of teacher resources on creating positive relationships with parents.