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Are your parents or guardians strict? That's an interesting question many of your pupils are probably interested in discussing. How do you design a study directed at your high school to gain insight into that question? How do you design a sample survey? What sampling schemes are possible? What does it mean to be strict? Get your class thinking like a statistician with this resource.
What Did Your Parents Do Outside?
Our learners love their gadgets, tablets, and anything that plugs into a wall or receives a wireless signal. It is time to share our stories of the outdoors, and get the youth we teach in touch with what is naturally around them. Use the engaging plan and activities in this resource to introduce kids to the greatness that is the outdoors, while relating it to Richard Louv’s Last Child in the Woods or any work of literature that is concerned with nature. Educators share stories of their childhood outdoor adventures, and have students interview their parents concerning their childhood experiences. Learners can write a compare and contrast piece or begin to work with the literature selected by the educator.
Making Parent Volunteers in the Classroom a Win-Win-Win
Volunteer class time help in the primary grades can benefit you, your class, and your parent volunteers.
Teach Your Parents Well
Students compare various aspects of their lives with those of their parents or guardians to find out how they are different, and consider cultural gap between parents and their children by reading and discussing article, "??omg my mom joined facebook!!?" Students then work in groups to prepare course outlines and lesson plans designed to teach adults what they need to know to keep up with technology popular with today's youth.
Four Tips for Effective Parent Communication
Team up with parents to understand and support your students with a united front.
Termination of Parental Rights
Learners study the causes for a juvenile court to terminate all rights of a parent to a child. They do case studies of a few examples of this scenario taking place. This lesson invites quite a bit of debate amongst the pupils, and requires them to look at both sides of the arguments. Terrific worksheets and graphic organizers are embedded in the plan to help you successfully implement this fine lesson. Be aware of the sensitive nature of the content and the maturity level of your audience.
Parent Participation Project
Young scholars work in groups to design a survey. In this algebra instructional activity, students design a survey discussing what parents can do to-participate in their school and classrooms. After their questions, young scholars present their questions to the class.
Does your class know about different parenting styles and how each affects family dynamics or the children? This series of exercises invites consideration of the adult role of parenting. Everything you need for the lesson is included.
Exploring Parent-Child Relationships Through Letter Writing
The PBS film, Bronx Princess, launches a study of complex parent-child relationships. Using the provided reading guide, viewers respond to clips from the film and compare Rocky and Yaa’s relationship to other parent-child relationships. After a review of the format of the personal letter, class members compose a letter to a parent or loved one. The richly detailed plan includes extensions, adaptations, and resource links.
Getting Parents On Your Side
Strong ties between parents and teachers produce a learning environment that benefits everyone.
The Importance of Teacher/Parent Collaboration
There are many ways that parents and teachers can work together to ensure a student's school success.
Conferences With Parents Who Don't Get Along
How to deal with parents of a student who don't get along with each other.
How To Motivate Parental Involvement in the Classroom!
Get yourself on track with parents and pupils to ensure an educational experience that everyone will benefit from.
Creating a Great Relationship With Students and Parents
There are easy ways to create a positive relationship with students and their parents.
Students introduce themselves and discuss situational problems in their family. In this family structure lesson plan students complete an activity on parenting and discuss different topics.
Resistance to Parents
Students examine family life issues. For this interpersonal relationships lesson, students discuss typical resistance to parents from teen children. Students also discuss options for children dealing with difficult or abusive home life.
Offspring Tend to Resemble Their Parents
Second graders match 5 animal offspring with their parents. In this offspring lesson plan, 2nd graders use animal flash cards and then a matching worksheet.
Six Ways to Appreciate Educators All Year Long
Why, and how, parents should appreciate teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week and all year.
Oh, Baby! What Baby Animal Is That?
Parents and children tend to look alike, but they are also very different. Little learners examine the similarities and differences found in various adult/infant animal pairs. They discuss what full-grown and infant animals look like, and then play a matching game where they match adult animals to their babies. After the game, youngsters draw and/or write a sentence describing what they've learned.
In this Parents' Day activity, students complete activities such as reading a passage, matching phrases, fill in the blanks, correct word choosing, multiple choice, sequencing, unscramble the sentences, write questions, take a survey, and writing. Students complete 12 activities for Parents' Day.