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 (http://www.sedl.org/connections/resources/evidence.pdf) they found that volunteers can help create a supportive and welcoming school climate.  This can help ...

Communication, Engagement, Possip, Principal, Retention

Meet Our Team: Roquel Crutcher – Driven by Equity and Engagement

Roquel's start in educational equity When Roquel was a student, she quickly realized the education system was broken. Born and raised in Memphis, she attended three different schools. She attended a ...

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Engagement, Holidays, Possip, Principal, Teachers

Top 10 Educator Gifts This Cyber Monday

[caption id="attachment_2270" align="aligncenter" width="316"] Educator gifts[/caption] Cyber Monday is full of great educator gifts this year! As a former teacher and school principal, I noticed t ...

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Possip

What I’m Thankful I Learned About Parent Engagement Ten Years Later

I started teaching ten years ago as a high school English teacher in North Nashville. I had just moved to the city, and even had the exact same job as my mom that year — both of us teaching Freshman ...

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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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