August 11, 2013

Updated Parent Handout

After seeing this awesome pin on pinterest, I decided that my old boring parent letter must be redone!




The old one was two pages long and full of syllabus stuff. Now, I work very hard on my syllabus and it's full of good stuff, but let's be honest, when a parent gets TONS of "sign here, and here, and here..." during the first week of school all that good stuff doesn't get read. So I boiled it down into an easy-to-read format that hopefully will get read!


YAY! No more boring!!!!

And no, those colorful boxes are not actually on it. Those are just to protect all my personal info from internet crazies :)

I hope you're having a fun time preparing for the upcoming school year.
Let's make it a great year together!!

12 comments:

  1. Love the handout! I'm interested to know what platform you use for your classroom website, and more specifically the discussion forum. I'm currently using weebly for my classroom website.
    ~Kim @ Confessions of a Multitasker

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    1. Thanks Kim! I also use weebly for my classroom website - love it! I use Piazza for my discussion forum. I know there are lots of options out there and I chose piazza for a few reasons. 1) it supports math type so my students can easily type their questions and responses including math symbols/equations. 2) it has an apple and android app, allowing my students to keep updated from their devices. 3) it is password protected for safety. 4) it includes polls so I use that feature both during class and outside of class. You should definitely check it out if you're interested in a class discussion forum!

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    2. Thanks for sharing! I will definitely check out the app. Sounds perfect!

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  2. Would you be willing to share your template for this handout?

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    1. Lindsay, I'm so sorry your post slipped through my radar! If you are still interested, please send me an email and I'd be happy to send you the template. MrsHestersMath@gmail.com

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  3. I too would like the template. This site is amazing.

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  4. I would LOVE this template if still available! jill.bowman2010@gmail.com

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  5. I'd love a copy too if possible. Thank you!

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  6. Would love a copy too! Sent you an email. Mine is mrickley@metscharterschool.org

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  7. Could I please have this sent to me I would love to us this in my classroom. If you could please it it to me that would be wonderful! Paigeprimero@gmail.com

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  8. Hi! This looks soo great! Yes I agree less words and more focus on the most important stuff is so key! I am a teacher in Baltimore city and I would LOVE to use this template if you are still willing to share? My email address is jprovide.jp@gmail.com Thank you so much!!

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