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Helpful Hints for Parent Teacher Interviews

771 Downloads, 23 June 2010

This resource provides ideas for communicating effectively with parents and caregivers prior to parent- teacher interviews. Key words - criticism, disagreement, solutions, specific, strength,identify

Communication Self Review

1341 Downloads, 23 June 2010

Practical ideas for developing assertiveness and strong, personal communication skills in working with families. Key words - interviews, positive, relationships, reflection

Letter to Parents - template for home room teachers (secondary)

3702 Downloads, 23 June 2010

Guideline for Home Room Teachers - template can be prepared and sent to parents at the beginning of the school year. Teachers just create the first version and adjust easily each subsequent year. This letter builds immediate relationships between home room teachers or year coordinators and families.

Letter to Parents – Welcome to the new school year (primary)

1885 Downloads, 23 June 2010

Guideline for ClassTeachers - this letter template can be sent to parents at the beginning of the school year. Parents value the personal connection in early term 1 and the letter provides valuable information and builds rpositive elationships between home and school. Key words - welcome, respect, beliefs, learning

Newsletter “Drop-ins” Quotable Quotes

1399 Downloads, 23 June 2010

Newsletter “Drop-ins” Quotable Quotes are different items that can be copied and inserted in school newsletters. Key words - learnig, values, life, goals

Qualities of a Good Leader 1

1513 Downloads, 23 June 2010

Effective leadership brings life to others. Key words - values, shared goals, vision, collaboration

Prayer Booklet

847 Downloads, 23 June 2010

This booklet contains a range of beautiful prayers that can be used individually, copied or inserted into powerpoint presentations. Pages can also be blown up to A3 size, laminated and used for a range of parent / staff meetings. Be creative - spread them around the floors, use as stepping stones around the room/ hall or shared at tables for discussion.

Building Relationships - Ice Breakers

1402 Downloads, 17 May 2010

Simple,quick and effective strategies to generate fun and build positive relationships within school communities. Key words - fun, energy, relationships, welcome, vision

Qualities of Good Leader 2

1622 Downloads, 17 May 2010

Lists of qualities of a good leadership. Key words - knowledge, skills, attitudes, service, commitment, learning, school improvement

Years 8 and 9 Subject Night Activity

1126 Downloads, 17 May 2010

Tips on getting parents to meet, greet and develop relationships to support student learning. Key words - involvement, relationships, communication, parties. year, coordinators, secondary teachers, year 8, year 9, subject selection

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