Bust any myths about parents not attending high school events with this popular interactive journal
designed to jumpstart mind-bending dialogues among parents, teens, and teachers!
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Find forms bundled here to prompt dialogue
and see sample responses for journal entries that take only minutes to complete but offer lifetime benefits.
Start with a popular interest inventory
to share student talents and suggested supports from adult caregivers.
Pose "what if" questions
to nudge learners into deeper understanding of lesson topics that link to their interests.
Draw student-ready materials
from this packet to suggest applications that help teens to explore pros and cons of lesson topics. Guided examples help students and parents to apply course-related materials beyond class.
Parents will enjoy these materials
to propose possibilities for using key lesson ideas to help improve a student’s situation beyond class.
Watch teens problem-solve in new ways
to overcome homework, or scheduling obstacles, all through an ongoing conversation among parents and teachers. Use forms included to offer encouragement and congratulate any progress noted.
Students begin their term with an interactive binder
that contains an Interest Inventory and each of the pages included in this packet.
Guide students with these materials
- to complete one entry weekly, and to return one parental (or care giver) entry bi-monthly.
Packet includes multiple opportunities
for regular input:
Tips to get the most from this resource 3
Poster to inspire interaction with parents 4
Note of Encouragement to send home 5
Sample interest inventory completed by 11th grader 6
Students talent inventory (completed on self) 7
Parents’ talent inventory (completed on teen) 8
Teachers’ talent inventory (completed on students) 9
Further uses of the interest inventories 10
Apply what you learn to improve what you do 11
Two footed questions to spark journal applications 12
Pose what if questions to related to lesson topics 13
Apply lesson ideas beyond class 15
Offer opposing views related to lesson 17
Propose solutions – related to lesson content 19
Parent chart to track interactive responses 21
Student chart to track interactive responses 22
Teacher chart to track interactive responses 23
Involve parents (caregiver) respectfully 24
Create interactive newsletter 25
Chart achievement progress together 26
Interview caregiver ideas on lesson topic 27
Contact me 33
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will benefit your learners and leaders as they do mine at middle, secondary, university levels and beyond.
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