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Newsletters


Newsletters are one way teachers can keep parents up-to-date with the activities in their classrooms. There are many websites that offer free templates. Those websites are listed below.






Newsletter Development Tips
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Consider including the following information in your parent newsletter.
  • Announcements of upcoming events in class and school-wide.
  • Blurbs about what students are studying in class (one or two subjects per week).
  • Tips about specific ways parents can support their child at home.
  • Occasional reminders about book club orders.
  • Reminders about signing up for volunteering or parent conferences.
  • Field trip information.
  • Blank space for parents to write note back to the teacher or ask a question about recent assignments.
(Source: http://primaryschool.suite101.com)

More Resources:


Scholastic http://teacher.scholastic.com/homepagebuilder/index.htm Free Class Homepage is offered through Scholastic.

Suite 101.com http://primaryschool.suite101.com/article.cfm/free_microsoft_school_newsletter_templates This website offers helpful information about communicating with parents through newsletters and other forms of communication.


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