Category: parents

Activities, parents, Possip

How to Increase Parent’s Engagement in Student’s Success with Digital Technology

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Engaging and maintaining parent engagement isn’t easy. Yet parents play a significant role in the academic success of their children so engagement can’t be ignored. Multiple studies show big gaps ...

Holidays, parents, Possip, Seasonal

The Upside of Helicopter Parents

Since it's the holiday season we thought we'd give eager parents a little holiday gift this year.  Permission to helicopter. Typically, I'm not one to celebrate helicoptering. Helicopter parents h ...

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parents, Possip

Educating is hard. Let parents help!

The original opening for this blog post shared a real life scenario highlighting how hard educators' jobs are. The scenario happened just last week to a school counselor I know.  Before posting it I ...

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parents, Possip

Parents Have Needs Too! Academics is Lower Than You Think

Earlier in my career – before kids – I worked with a few community organizing groups. One group was doing parent surveys – and I was shocked when a large scale survey What Matters Most to Parent ...

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parents, Possip, Uncategorized

7 Tips to Get Your Kids Talking In the First Days

We know the feeling.  You want to know about every minute of your children’s first days of school (What did you learn? What did you have for your lunch? Did you make friends? How is your teacher?). ...

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