Parent Communication Strategies
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8, 9–12
Our Teacher Advisors from across grade levels share their most effective practices for keeping parents informed and involved all year long. See how they handle difficult situations with parents, prepare for parent conferences, and communicate with non-English speaking parents.
Find more family communication tips from this year's Teacher Advisors on Classroom Solutions.
Teacher advisor Jeremy Brunaccioni explains to new teachers how a digital camera helped him grab parents'attention. First year teachers will learn a creative way to keep the lines of parent-teacher communication open.
A first-grade teacher explains how she keeps parents actively involved from day one.
New teachers perk up your ears. Middle school teacher Kechia Williams explains how a variety of communication methods keep parents connected. First year teachers will start off right with these smart strategies.
Nicole Sledge, our high school teacher advisor, provides practical strategies and tools. These tips help the new teacher maintain parent connections that will ensure teens' success.