Summary: This article attests to the importance of partnering with parents, especially during remote learning, to help ensure student participation and success. The author suggests several ways to improve relationships between the school and the home and lists a number of resources that could be helpful in building these relationships.
Source: Heather Wolpert-Gawron, Edutopia, November 20, 2020
Description: “Research shows that activating parent engagement has a direct impact on student engagement. Generally, we see benefits such as higher grades and test scores along with greater social skills and better reported behavior. And when we’re faced with virtual rooms of deactivated cameras, or students who are not submitting work or attending office hours for aid, we need every ally out there fully ready to help.”