ClassTag made a mark at NYSAIS Education and Information Technology Conference. Here are our impressions from the conference.Continue reading
Stressing about parent teacher conferences? Between the planning, the coordinating, and sometimes challenging conversations – it is more than understandable. Parent-teacher conferences are an important opportunity to collaborate with parents about how the child is doing and develop a plan for how you as teachers and parents will work collectively to see the child grow and succeed.
Experts agree that parent involvement in education is one of the biggest predictors of student success. So where can educators begin? The ClassTag team has put together a list of 3 proven ways to gain parental involvement for your classroom. Keep an eye out for handy resources and videos throughout!
Every day, kids bring home folders full of flyers, reminders, and newsletters. The work and resources that go into creating these documents are wasted when most of these documents end up in a stack of junk mail or the trashcan. Important parent information often disappears forever the moment it lands on the kitchen counter! At worst, parents have no idea what is going on. At best, parents are involved, but teachers are unaware of who is working to make things happen until the day things are due. Continue reading
We all know how crucial it is to get to know your fellow school parents. Whether you’re coordinating carpools or just ensuring you’ve got some extra eyes on your child when needed, it is important to form relationships with other parents. While sometimes it may seem impossible to make those connections, don’t worry – we’re here to help!Continue reading