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They're your main stakeholders. Help them help you. Weekly class newsletters (hardcopy and via email), invite to stay for daily 15 minutes of morning reading, develop students' interviewing skills by inviting parents to share their jobs throughout the year to highlight how they use STEAM in real wo

Aug 22, 2016

They're your main stakeholders. Help them help you.



Weekly class newsletters (hardcopy and via email), invite to stay for daily 15 minutes of morning reading, develop students' interviewing skills by inviting parents to share their jobs throughout the year to highlight how they use STEAM in real world occupations, home-school journals, daily updates to Twitter by students.


Molly Reed, NBCT
Outdoor Learning Teacher K-5, Tucson Unified School District



One thing that I am doing this year is having monthly webinars to engage parents online. Many of them are busy and this way they can participate in discussions at home — a better use of their time.


Greg Broberg
Sixth Grade Humanities, Kyrene School District



Parents are stakeholders at our school. They want the best for their children and we need more opportunities  to share time, resources and ideas with one another. I look forward to sharing with them what I learned this summer.


Karl Ochsner
Seventh and Eighth Grade STEM/1:1 Learning Coordinator, Diocese of Phoenix



Constant communication helps. Sending newsletters, emails informing them of activities and upcoming events, phone calls to praise student behaviors. 


Carola Montana


Eighth Grade Science, High School Spanish, Paradise Valley Unified School District



More Arizona teachers offer up their tips for getting parents involved here.

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