Improving Communication

Improving Communication

This module emphasizes the value of communication between home and school that is ongoing, two-way and meaningful. It also points to communication as the foundation of solid partnerships and the fact that when parents and educators communicate effectively, positive relationships develop, problems are more easily solved and students make greater progress.

Click on the buttons below to begin with a self-assessment for communication practices in your school community. Each button is directly tied to practices, research, NM Teacher Competencies, videos and resources in English and Spanish.

Self AssessmentSelf Assessment

Use the Self-Assessment rubric to evaluate your efforts for improving communication within your school community. Think about where you see yourself and your school in the process of improving and using strategies that support communication that is regular, two-way, and meaningfully tied to student learning.

Use the Teacher Reflection for improving communication within your school community. Think about where you see yourself and making plants to improve your school in the process of improving and using strategies that support communication that is regular, two-way, and meaningfully tied to student learning.

Use the Family Reflection to engage parents in reflecting about perceptions of the school and specific actions that they can take towards improvement.

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