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Article Nov, 2017

Research Shows that Engaging Parents on Student Progress has Big Benefits

Engaging parents in a student’s K-12 educational experience creates significant benefits. See the ways in which districts and families can improve outcomes.

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June, 2017

Hobson & Company Research: The Business Case for PowerSchool Assessment & Analytics

Through in-depth interviews with PowerSchool Assessment & Analytics customers, research found that the product is not only strategic in terms of improving efficiencies and student performance, but also delivers a quick and compelling ROI (Return on Investment).

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June, 2017

Hobson & Company Research: The Business Case for PowerSchool Learning

Through in-depth interviews with PowerSchool Learning customers, research found that the product is not only strategic in terms of improving efficiencies and student performance, but also delivers a quick and compelling ROI (Return on Investment).

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May, 2017

Hobson & Company Research: The Business Case for PowerSchool Unified Classroom

Through in-depth interviews with PowerSchool Unified Classroom customers, research found that the product is not only strategic in terms of improving efficiencies and student performance, but also delivers a quick and compelling ROI (Return on Investment).

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collaboration
May, 2017

Setting a Place for Collaboration

Tips on how to communicate and collaborate with district stakeholders, including teachers, parents, CTOs, CFOs, CAOs and Superintendents.

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December, 2016

Tips for Engaging Parents in Their Child’s Education

Parent involvement is a well-known strategy that can help boost student achievement, but a significant majority of teachers say fewer than 25 percent of parents are involved in their classroom, a new survey reveals.

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November, 2016

A Parent’s Perspective on EdTech and Learning

Students will not enjoy the full benefits of what is taught in the classroom unless what they are taught is also reflected at home. Therefore, we thought it was essential to share an infographic shared by Learning Assembly about parents’ perspectives on the value of edtech.

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how to get parents involved
September, 2016

How to Get Parents Involved

The start of the school year is the perfect time for district leaders to step up efforts to engage with parents and get them more involved in their children’s education from the very beginning. A successful and longterm partnership between school leaders, parents and other caregivers will directly affect the quality of each student’s educational experience, as well as their ability to meet their greatest potential.

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September, 2016

Back-to-School Reflections on Registration: A Parent’s Tale

Overwhelmed Yesterday, I ran into my neighbor outside on the sidewalk.  She works as a middle school media specialist and has a boy starting his senior year and twin 3rd-grade girls. Having just returned from getting haircuts for herself and her son she explained that she had been suffering regular panic attacks while she was […]

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Parent Teacher Conference
September, 2015

Applying Positive Affectivity at Parent-Teacher Conference Time

As parent-teacher conference season approaches, an educator’s positive outlook can make all the difference in turning a stereotypically stressful session into one brimming with connections, teamwork, and solutions.

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How Standards Can Help Teachers Communicate with Parents and Guardians
September, 2014

How Standards Can Help Teachers Communicate with Parents and Guardians

There are numerous stakeholders in a child’s education: students, teachers, parents/guardians, administration, and the community-at-large.

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parent-teacher conference
September, 2014

Nine Tips for Hosting Successful Parent-Teacher Conferences

Parent-teacher conference season can be a stressful time for both educators and parents alike. Parents may be worried they’ll receive too much negative feedback about their children; teachers may be wary of defensive or argumentative parents.

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