Engaging Parents

Take a look at our favorite resources on engaging with parents, collected and reviewed by CIRCLE.

Communication and Cooperation January 9, 2017

Take a look at our favorite resources on engaging with parents, collected and reviewed by CIRCLE. Experienced Adventist educators sift the ever expanding array of online resources for those of best value for Adventist teachers, administrators and support staff, curating lists for quick and easy use by busy educators anywhere, anytime.

Partnerships with Parents
This list of six resources is designed to work with parents in building a child’s faith, originally created for the Journey to Excellence website.

How to Deal With Difficult Parents and Board Members
Guidelines to help teachers deal with parents and board members. These include learning school rules, adapting personal style, enhancing communication, curriculum crises, professional growth, keeping parents informed, discussing classroom rules with students, showing mutual respect, being flexible, and asking for time to deal with the situation.

Home and School Association Handbook
This NAD manual is designed to assist churches in organizing Home and School associations as well as to provide information needed by the officers of the associations to fulfill their duties effectively

The Home-School Partnership: Learning to Share Accountability
Robert Strom discusses effective ways of developing the partnership between home and school by including parents as partners in the educational process.

Parents Checking Homework Over the Internet
Growing web-based software helps parents and schools peek at lessons, share records and collaborate in planning or communicating. This article shares several examples of how parents are helping their children with homework using Zoho.com, Google’s Docs & Spreadsheets long-distance.

Parent Newsletters
See the following for series of undated topical parenting newsletters. Each is available in a color version to link to on your school website, or a black and white version to print and photo copy to send home with students.

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Note: Article written and posted in English



The Curriculum and Instruction Resource Center Linking Educators (CIRCLE) helps Seventh-day Adventist educators locate the ever-expanding array of resources for the ministry of teaching. Visit CIRCLE.adventistlearningcommunity.com to find and share Adventist educational resources anytime, anywhere.

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