Classroom Level Parent and Family Involvement
In this GPLC instructional topic, we will discuss how classroom teachers can facilitate parent and family involvement. Teachers can be especially welcoming and can work to include parents in a variety of ways into their classrooms. It is critical that we analyze how we are helping to bring parents in and how we are working towards a community environment where all are welcomed.
There are many strategies and explicit steps that teachers can take to assure that their classroom is a welcoming environment for parents. Through this topic, you will reflect upon your own classroom environment, and you will consider ways to involve parents so that they not only feel welcomed but are also inspired to be a part of their child’s education and the school community.