Engaging Parents and Guardians of students in students’
learning (academic as well as non-academic) is known to enhance their learning
, development and well-being. This course helps you explore what parental engagement looks like, its
benefits, and some strategies to engage
the parents of your students and support them in engaging with their children’s
for embarking on this journey. Through this course, teachers will learn why it
is crucial to partner and engage with the parents/guardians of their students
and how to effectively do so.
course consists of 5 sections:
This course meets the following standards:
Teaching as Leadership: I-6
Respectfully mobilize students' influencers (e.g., family, peers, coach,
pastor) using techniques such as direct explanation, role models, modeling,
constant reinforcement and marketing, etc., so that they actively invest
students in working hard toward the big goals.
Ability to convey status, trajectory and progress of the student appropriately
to his/her parents.
of the importance of parental and community engagement in a child's development
and common approaches used to engage them.