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Keeping connected in today’s classroom: Teachers utilizing digital tools to better communicate with parents

Keeping connected in today’s classroom: Teachers utilizing digital tools to better communicate with parents

October 17, 2016 | Posted in: Early Learners, Elementary, High School, Middle Years

I can distinctly remember that yellow piece of paper with six little words, “Please call at your convenience. IMPORTANT.” “Uh oh,” I thought. Written on a pad from the “Desk of Mrs. Hinchey,” my fifth-grade teacher – poor Mrs. H wasted quite a few sheets of her personalized paper trying to get in touch with […]

Can we talk?

September 15, 2014 | Posted in: Early Learners, Elementary, High School, Middle Years | with 0 Comments

The conversation went about as expected. “How was your first day?” I asked my son, a 5th grader. “Good,” he said, in a monotone. “How was your new teacher?” I asked, adding enthusiasm to my voice. “Good,” he replied, in the same monotone voice. I asked him to use more than one word to tell […]