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SEPTEMBER 17, 2014

Tips to Increase Home-to-School Connections


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The Power of a Positive Phone Call Home
Can a three-minute phone call really make a difference? You may be surprised.

Parent Communication Toolbox
Discover some simple ways to strengthen home-to-school relations and increase support.

Back-to-School Resources for Parents
A handy page to share with parents (or peruse yourself) to help kids feel supported at home.


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BACK-TO-SCHOOL GIVEAWAY

Teacher Created MaterialsPrize: $500 Teacher Supply Gift Card
Deadline:  September 21, 2014

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GRANTS & RESOURCES

Dream UP! Middle School Career Exploration Contest
To participate in the contest, middle school students research careers and write a Common-Core aligned essay about their perfect career.
Prize: Five students who write winning essays spend a day shadowing a mentor in their chosen career field.
Register by: September 25, 2014

Check out the big list of Educational Grants and Resources, updated weekly.

EVENTS

By Any Media Necessary: An Educator Innovator Webinar
Hosted by: Educator Innovator and the National Writing Project
When: September 23, 2014, 4:00 p.m. PDT / 7:00 p.m. EDT

See more Educational Webinars, Unconferences, and Conferences, also updated weekly.

 

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