Parental Engagement Resources for Hispanic Parents

One of the biggest obstacles to student achievement is a lack of parental involvement in a child’s academic pursuits. For Hispanic students, this can be a challenge to negotiate due to the difficulties their parents sometimes face when it comes to finding the proper outlets or resources to engage in a meaningful manner. At the heart of the problem is … Read More

Katherine Del MonteParental Engagement Resources for Hispanic Parents

Building Positive ELL Parent – Teacher Relationships

Building Positive ELL Parent – Teacher Relationships The avenues of communication between teachers and parents are paramount in the successful academic outcomes of a child. Without a healthy back and forth of ideas between both stakeholders, the child could potentially fall through the proverbial cracks where their learning is concerned. Teachers are tasked with educating students during the school day … Read More

Katherine Del MonteBuilding Positive ELL Parent – Teacher Relationships

Parental Involvement and the Impact on School Success

Parental Involvement and the Impact on School Success There is little debate that a parent’s engagement in a child’s learning is highly beneficial. A number of studies have shown the extent of the positive impacts that healthy parental involvement can provide with marked improvements in attendance, behavioral patterns, and social skills, as well as better grades and test scores, resulting … Read More

Katherine Del MonteParental Involvement and the Impact on School Success

The Importance of School Readiness

Arriving at elementary school ready to learn is invaluable to all young children, as delays in the early years of education can be very difficult to overcome. This is especially true for children who do not hear or speak the language predominantly used at school in their own homes. It is very beneficial if the early building blocks of learning … Read More

Katherine Del MonteThe Importance of School Readiness

The Hidden Resource for School Success: Spanish-speaking parents.

Parents send their kids off to school each day, supporting the educational journey for their kids to acquire an education for a better life. But with the changing demographics in today’s America, how can Spanish-speaking parents realistically help their kids with academic success if the school work comes home in English? The Hispanic population is the fastest growing population in … Read More

Katherine Del MonteThe Hidden Resource for School Success: Spanish-speaking parents.