Tag: School-family partnerships

Educators: Want to Connect Parents to Your School’s Focus on Social and Emotional Learning?

Host a Parent Book Club in School Year 2019-2020! Families can learn about their child’s social and emotional development and ways they can promote social and emotional skills alongside educators. The book contains a discussion guide to support readers in their dialogue…. Read More

“Building Connections with Parents and Educators” — Podcast

How Can Parents and Educators Connect Around Children’s Social and Emotional Learning? Educator Andrea Samadi has created a new podcast series entitled “Neuroscience meets Social and Emotional Learning.” Jennifer Miller of Confident Parents, Confident Kids was interviewed on her show this week…. Read More

Upcoming Institute and Interview with Jennifer Miller

Research partners and parents Shannon Wanless and Jennifer Miller will be facilitating a full day institute pre-conference session on October 2nd, 2019 focused on parenting with social and emotional learning in Chicago at the 2019 SEL Exchange Conference hosted by the Collaborative… Read More

New Family Guide – Helping Parents Promote School Success

Guest Post by Lori Thomas, Academic Development Institute At the Academic Development Institute’s School Community Network, we believe all parents have dreams for their children and want the best for them. However, as parents ourselves, we also understand that everyday life can… Read More

Playing a Harmonious Duet: How Parents and Teachers Can Practically Connect Around our Children’s Learning

Did You Know? Parents are more involved in their child’s education than ever before. In 2016, 89% of parents, grades K-12 attended a general parent meeting as compared to only 72% ten years ago. Additionally, 43% of parents took the next step… Read More

Getting to Know You — For Parents and Teachers

Here’s are Two Simple Tools to Help You Get to Know Your Teachers or Parents! Maybe your children have started back-to-school and if they have not yet, it’s likely you are in the process of getting ready. Either way, over the coming… Read More

Making the Most of Parent-Teacher Conferences

Are your parent-teacher conferences coming up as mine are? With limited time, how we can forge a trusting relationship as we support our children’s learning? …no school can work well for children if parents and teachers do not act in partnership on… Read More

Bullying Prevention Awareness Month: What Parents Can Do

In honor of Bullying Prevention Awareness Month… Ultimately, the only power to which man should aspire is that which he exercises over himself. – Elie Weisel “You’re a horrible person,” was what I heard and deeply felt though I cannot recall the exact… Read More

How Do You Feel About Your Child’s School?

In learning more about how we can create genuine caring connections between parents and teachers, it would be so helpful to gain your perspectives. Please take a look at the questions below and respond with a word or two or consider all… Read More

On NBC’s Parent Toolkit – “The Most Important Relationship to Build This Year”

What is the most important relationship to build as the school year starts?   On NBC’s Parent Toolkit blog today, check out my article. Here’s how it begins… “Hi, Mrs. Miller!” I exclaimed as I bumped into my son’s beloved teacher from… Read More