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Ch 12: Communicating with Students' Families

About This Chapter

Your communication with your students' families plays an instrumental role in their progress. This chapter will provide you with methods to help you include them in your students' process of learning.

Communicating with Students' Families - Chapter Summary

As a teacher, you realize the impact family members can have on the lives of your students and their learning. Your progression through this chapter will help you understand the following:

  • Different ways family members can be included in communication about the importance of math
  • How to incorporate students' families into their processes of learning
  • Ways to structure lesson plans to include parental involvement
  • How to provide students and parents with a proper report of student progress in your class

How It Helps

  • Explains importance: Because you will understand the significance of the effects of family on students' attitudes about math, you can develop your own methods of helping them view math in a better light.
  • Identifies bond: Your knowledge of the importance of parental involvement in students' education can help you develop your curriculum to include them in it.
  • Provides proper ways: Your learning of the proper ways to give students and their parents updates on their progress will help you utilize ways that encourage both parties.

Skills Covered

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Choose the best method to reach out to the family members about the importance of math
  • Identify the appropriate techniques to help you include your students' family in their learning
  • Create student activities that rely on the assistance from parents
  • Make your students and their parents aware of their progress in encouraging ways

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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