Did you know that children with engaged parents are more likely to:

  • Earn higher grades or test scores 
  • Graduate from high school and attend post-secondary education 
  • Develop self-confidence and motivation in the classroom 
  • Have better social skills and classroom behavior

They are also less likely to:

If parent involvement in school is so important, how do we, as teachers, help parents become engaged and interested in what we are doing in our classrooms?  This linked article from Education World contains several ideas to help teachers engage parents in their children’s education. Let us know if you have or plan to try one of these strategies and how it works.