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Why Labels on Family Events Matter

What do we name the discussions/ conversations/chats whose target audiences are parents and family caregivers of children who attend our schools? We call them everything except that for which they truly are intended. 700 more words

Education Management

Creative Maladjustment

I have a vague memory of mom telling my maternal grandmother that there was something not quite right about how I colored the pictures in coloring books.  841 more words

Cultural Highlights

Tales of a Mathematically-Challenged Mom

During one of those fun-filled parent-teacher conferences, my son’s math teacher asks if I can find fifteen minutes a day to work with Ryan on his assignments. 1,275 more words

Please Vote for My Teachers Guild #ConnectParents Idea!

This spring I have been fortunate to connect with The Teachers Guild. Here’s how they describe themselves: We are teachers, just like you, designing better solutions to solve the biggest challenges in education today. 328 more words


Who Should Lead the Parent-Teacher Conference?

As much as I like the logic of having your students lead the parent teacher conferences, I am grateful taht this doesn’t happen at my school. 436 more words


APTT: Innovative Parent-Teacher Partnerships

An increasing number of schools are transforming parent-teacher conferences and other family events into learning-centered team meetings — an approach which also builds community among families and school staff. 605 more words

Education Management

The Dreaded Second Semester Slump

Prior to coming to Morgan Park Academy, I was an adjunct professor, teaching Acting, Theatre History and Speech classes at two state universities and one private college. 762 more words

Middle School