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
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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
Two weeks ago, we conducted a survey to gain insight into the current methodologies of parent communication, so that we can better understand the current issues schools and districts face in engaging their parents. And we’re so excited to share the results with you today!Read More
Many of our schools are using ParentSquare to establish a better connection with families by posting personal stories and insights in addition to logistical details. In this post from one of our schools, a staff member shares a touching story about her father and how he nurtured her love for reading. It is very sweet and such a great reminder that educators are not the only teachers . . . .Read More