Step 5: Outreach to Families
It’s All About the Conversations
At workshops, class meetings or orientation events, share the grade level goals with parents/guardians. Follow up with two-way conversations among teachers and families at the different grade levels about how to work together to support the goals, and co-create home learning strategies families can use on a regular basis.
Additional Resources: These tools are designed to give you additional information and guidance. Download them using the button on the right.
Tool #5: Outreach to Families — Tips for success organized under three major steps:
- Welcome families and make sure they feel invited
- Honor families and ask for their ideas
- Connect families to what their children are learning
For A Breakdown of Step 5: Outreach To Families, please visit our Learning Conversation Page. The link is below.
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For further reading and support on this step, download Tool #5.
Parent-Teacher Conversations About Learning
For further support on holding Parent-Teacher conversations, download this helpful discussion outline.