The beginning of the school year may seem a bit hectic and a little daunting — a new class (or multiple classes) full of new students — and new parents. But parents are nervous too, sending a back-to-school message can calm parents’ anxieties and help build their trust.Read More
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Effectively engaging parents leads to better student behavior, a reduction in late assignments, improved student achievement and numerous other benefits. And parents want to be involved. They often just lack the time, tools and knowledge to know how to engage their kids.Read More
Hosting parent-teacher conferences and Back-to-School nights are a great starting point for parent engagement. However, in order to truly foster a thriving and involved community, you must consciously promote a culture of parent engagement and put strategies and systems in place to safeguard it. School community is about establishing two-way connection between schools and parents. It’s about building trusted relationships, giving parents a sense of belonging to the school, and cultivating the feeling that the school and all its stakeholders are one big family.Read More
This week is Teacher Appreciation Week and we at ParentSquare have researched some ideas to help you write a thank you note to your child’s teacher. Send it via ParentSquare or bring them a card along with flowers or a gift card, and bring a smile to their face 😊Read More
1. View All School, Classes, Groups
Allows admins to see all posts at the school, grade, class and group level. Your view of all posts that have gone out at your school. Calendar allows this option as well.
As a parent, you would love to hear tips, reminders, and good news from your child's teachers no matter how old they get! So as an educator, we invite you to think about sending one post a month to parents! It can be quick and simple. See how :)Read More
As a teacher you are busy. It is overwhelming to learn new tools, new teaching styles, new curriculum every day. There is no time in the day to add on to that workload. So why should you take the time out to communicate with parents, especially when it is tough to reach the parents that need the most help.Read More
Educators know how critical parent engagement is in supporting student success. Yet most schools still struggle with how to effectively communicate with today's busy parents. Check out the Do's and Don'ts for improving parent communication and getting more parents involved.Read More