Hi all, our school council is looking into ways of involving more parents in our meetings who can't necessarily attend council meetings. I'm wondering if others have experience creating ways to increase participation in council meetings, votes, discussions, etc., for parents who can't always attend in person.I'm specifically looking into the idea of live streaming council meetings and, while I've come across some great examples and success stories the boosted participation and created a more…See More
I guess I'm a little late to this issue, but I've just found out that kindergarten is now only offered full-day... apparently half and alternate days were phased out about a year ago. My 3-year old will be starting school and wondering how to have her start cold-turkey after being home during the days (no preschool/daycare). Also it seems kids that age should be allowed to be home and resting, with family. Any advice?Are there any exceptions or ways around a full day of school?See More
"Twitter is wonderful. It's nice to get a picture or quick reminder of a trip or other happening. However, it's only a snapshot and a staged one at that. Beware of on-line imagery. Look deeper. In the end, can my…"
"A group of parents have banded together and have drafted a letter/petition if this issue does not get resolved soon. We have spoken with several other schools and parents under the same school board and of 6 schools so far only one had a similar…"
"Thanks for sharing your learning, Karen. Do you think this "window in" to the class/school that technology provides, helps lead to further dialogue and 2 way conversations with parents in online or physical…"