Category: Academic Support

Academic Support, Communication, Engagement, parent involvement, parents, Possip, Volunteers

One Size Doesn’t Fit All: Diverse Parent Volunteer Opportunities

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In Anne Henderson and Karen Mapp's report ( they found that volunteers can help create a supportive and welcoming school climate.  This can help ...

Academic Support, Communication, Engagement, Homework, parents, Possip, Principal, Tutoring

8 Tips to Help Parents Be Homework Heroes

Schools and teachers play a crucial role in empowering and helping parents to support their students with homework and general academics.  If parents aren't equipped to help with homework, assigning ...

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Academic Support, Possip, Principal, Teachers

Supporting Teachers Through the Season: Part 2

Part 1 of our blog on Supporting Teachers Through the Season ( provided some tips for school leaders to implement if you have overwhelmed teachers know th ...

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Academic Support, Activities, Communication, Engagement, Principal, Retention

Principal Support This Season: 7 Ideas

Supporting teachers is important this time of year - but so is principal support.  I remember a line from Superman when I was a kid.  Superman has just caught Lois Lane from a falling building. S ...

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Academic Support, Homework, Principal, Tutoring

Principal’s Corner: Tutoring Program that Works for Your School and Students

This week, a trending question from parents is after school tutoring. Most of this blog is designed to help schools put on a tutoring program and plan - but parents, scroll to the bottom to see sugges ...

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