Reacting to Bullying: A Detailed Plan

This post is a more detailed plan of a summary blog post we have.  You can also check out this video that demonstrates a recommended investigation plan.     SUMMARY 1- Communicate what...

Rural Schools and Engaged Parents

Seeing Rural Schools From a New Perspective I've often thought about engaged parents from the lens of my own experiences with family members who attended rural schools. Moving to New...

4 Tips to Quickly Communicate Academic Progress

Parents want to know how their child is doing academically.  Schools can often feel pressure about the best ways to share this information without overburdening teachers or current systems. ...

The Upside of Helicopter Parents

Since it's the holiday season we thought we'd give eager parents a little holiday gift this year.  Permission to helicopter. Typically, I'm not one to celebrate helicoptering. Helicopter parents have...

Educating is hard. Let parents help!

The original opening for this blog post shared a real life scenario highlighting how hard educators' jobs are. The scenario happened just last week to a school counselor I know. ...