Students are more likely to come to school when families feel like a valued part of the community. Research has shown that students can fall behind academically when they miss only two days every month. 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 as this teacher reflects on a family math night to teach strategies for families to use with their children. With these strategies and open-ended homework questions, families can discuss and talk through challenging math problems. Additionally, they played games during family math, which helped show how math can be fun and used in the home.
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See how a mobile app, Remind, provides a way for parents, teachers, and students to communicate quickly and easily through a mobile app about student progress, assignments, and other school-related activities.