Your kids’ teachers care just as much about your kids as you do. As much as is possible. Here’s a list of what teachers wish parents knew. It’s an eyeopener.
It’s time to take a new perspective on report cards. Don’t focus on the grades. Ignore the numbers. Look at the comments. A percentage can’t measure effort, but words can. If you want to know how your kids are really doing in school, talk to the teacher.
My kids are absolutely killing themselves with laughter this week as they dig in to the StoryBots roster of apps online and iOS. It is, by far, the best collection of learning apps we’ve seen.
There is much debate in Calgary about how report cards will be changed for kids in school. I don’t need report cards to know how my kids are doing in school. Our recent sharing night showed me all I need to know.