Could Giving Parents Homework Help Students? Schools Try ‘Family Playlists’
NOVEMBER 29, 2017
Here’s a familiar conversation loop, one that gets replayed endlessly in homes across the country: “How was school today?” “Um, But it also represents an achingly missed opportunity—a chance to involve parents in what their children are learning. Parents are learning at home, learning with their child, in the privacy and safety of their home,” observes Alan Baer, an assistant principal at South Bronx Preparatory. Teachers choose to participate.