parent communication

More than just a strawberry

More than just a strawberry

Come and see why real life experiences are an important part of the learning experience both at home and in the preschool classroom!

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September calendar for preschool parents

I have been playing around with calendars and came up with this September parent calendar…   I created this calendar to help build bridges between the classroom and home. This is a very basic set of ideas but it is a good place to start off a new school year!

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Should preschoolers have homework?

This is the question being asked on the latest BAM Radio Network show that I commentated on: “Should You Be Assigning Homework in Preschool?” by Rae Pica along with Etta Kralovec and Dr. Ann Barbour. Go and take a listen to the show and see what you think! Before you answer this question consider this… These […]

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Creating a parent board for your preschool classroom

As you prepare for a new school year, you may be considering a parent board. Here are a few tips of what you might want to consider for your parent board. Let me begin by saying that the most important things about a parent board are… Location: The parent board needs to be placed where […]

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Building positive relationships with preschool parents

An interview with Tom Hobson by Deborah J. Stewart Tell me about your preschool program and the ages you teach. We are a cooperative preschool with a play-based curriculum. I teach a class of 3-5 year olds and class of 2-year-olds. What is your background as it relates to early childhood and what is the […]

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Daily Reports

Keeping parents informed of their child’s activities, needs, and developmental progress is a critical part of a preschool teacher’s job. One method for keeping parents informed is by offering parents a written report of their child’s day. A daily report can be short and simple but it should have your personal touch in the effort. […]

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