Flip communication for instant impact–and real results for students. The Corwin Connected Educator series is your key to unlocking the greatest resource available to all educators: other educators. Using social media and Web 2.0 technologies, you’ll learn and collaborate with one another in new ways. These short, easy-to-follow books feature practical strategies to use right away–and the dedicated series website lets you connect with authors and access additional resources. In this volume, use the principles of connectedness and flipped learning to engage stakeholders digitally–on their time–so they’re ready for productive discussion when you meet in person. Flipped leadership Makes the school community visible to parents Creates more authentic staff meetings Maximizes communication between parents and school Models effective use of technology Being a Connected Educator is more than a set of actions: It’s a belief in the potential of technology to fuel lifelong learning.
Chapter 4: Flipping Parent Communication
Flipping Parent Communication
Take the time to reflect on all the ways you communicate with parents. Think of your monthly newsletters and the events you want the parents in your school community to know about. How can you be proactive and provide them with information ahead of time so that they can ask you questions when you see them? Ask yourself whether you want them to ask you questions . . . or do you just want them to have the information?
In July 2012, all schools in New York State were required to have anti-bullying policies in place. It was called the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA), and it stipulated that all public schools in [Page 42]New York State were required ...