It’s Teacher Appreciation Week, and social media is filling up with expressions of gratitude for the extraordinary important work that teachers do.
In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, we’ve compiled our top 5 teacher blog posts!
Teacher Retention Rates – Is K-12 Schools Climate a Factor?
Many teachers say school climate has a huge impact on their decision to stay at a school or not, which consists of student academic expectations, school safety, and professional development opportunities.
Improving Parent Communication with Social Media – 4 Tips for Teachers
Most teachers at k-12 schools are encouraged to go where the parents are. Social media websites like Facebook and Twitter, for example, have helped teachers keep parents and other school community members informed.
4 Ways K-12 School Teachers Can Encourage Parent Engagement
Because of the positive correlation found between parent involvement and student achievement, teachers are trying to increase both the number of parents involved and the level of their participation.
Can Teacher Home Visits Boost Student Achievement? Some Say Yes.
When schools improve the frequency of teacher-family communication, they experience improved class participation rates, decreased instances in which teachers had to redirect students’ attention, and increased homework completion rates.
Making K-12 Classrooms Bully-Free – 4 Tips for Teachers
Teachers are an especially large part of deterring K-12 classroom bullying. Many teachers agree that education is the key to success in bullying prevention.