Rebecca Gamboa, a fifth-grade teacher with 22 years of experience from Illinois, discusses the best practices for connecting with disadvantaged students and how to get those students involved in the classroom along with their families.
A healthy, well-nourished student is more likely to do better in school, graduate, and live a productive life. However, an increasing number of public school students are coming to school hungry. In this session participants will learn how to involve educators, parents, and community members to improve school meal participation, create financial sustainability, and advocate for poverty alleviation programs so that no student goes hungry.
How should you build your classroom community? Which routines and procedures can be set up to ensure success? What are the most effective ways to begin the new year with your classroom parents? And what should you do about all that paperwork? Find answers and support in this collection of our best back to school tips.