Students whose families are involved and feel valued within the school community are less likely to miss school, which research has shown can cause students to fall behind academically. Parental and family involvement in students' academics from early on and continuing into middle and high school can have positive effects on their reading achievement throughout their development. This strategy also supports the practice of culturally responsive teaching and can be used with other strategies that allow representation of all learners in the curriculum.
Starting at 1:29, watch how this high school has family-community resource centers that provide support and engagement opportunities for families to be part of the school environment. By bringing in students' families and culture, students feel a greater sense of belonging, which improves their Motivation to learn.
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Watch how Remind provides a way for families, teachers, and students to communicate quickly and easily through a mobile app about student progress, assignments, and other school-related activities.
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