S3 Episode 06 – Punk Rock Communication

Joshua BuckleyPunk Rock Classrooms Podcast

Punk Rock Classrooms · S3 E06 – Punk Rock Communication Punk had fliers, zines, and message boards to get the word out to the punk community. What do we have as educators and what are we doing to make sure we connect with our families and larger communities? Josh and Mike share why connecting, telling our school’s story, and enlisting … Read More

Unmasking the Fears of Communicating with EL Parents

Andrea BitnerBlog, Connect Better, Differentiate Better, Engage Better, Manage Better

TL;DR: أهلا بك…欢迎…bienvenido….welcome! We can empower ourselves and improve relationships by taking action to empower our EL parents. Learn the preferred language spoken at home for EL parents. Below are three great translation resources you can access to help communicate with EL parents rather than asking a family friend or sibling to help communicate. “Andrea, you HAVE to be at … Read More

Losing Control: Agility for School Teams During the Pandemic

Steven WeberBlog, Lead Better

TL;DR: Teachers and administrators have expressed a loss of control during the COVID pandemic. Learning agility is our ability to learn, adapt, unlearn, and relearn to keep up with constantly changing conditions. Clarity, scenario planning, and communication are three areas that provide agility for school teams. Got my own mind I want to make my own decisions When it has … Read More

Improving Stakeholder Communication

Dana GoodierBlog, Connect Better, Differentiate Better, Lead Better

TL;DR: Remember to offer in-person, live, virtual, and recorded access to events so everyone has access. Make sure your school website is up to date. Consider the use of video messages as a form of communication. Consider different modalities of communication and participation for families and the community to get involved with the school. Every beginning to a new school … Read More