parent communication

How to Get the Most Out of a Parent-Teacher Conference

How to Get the Most Out of a Parent-Teacher Conference

| November 7, 2013 | 11 Comments

Over the next few weeks, parents and teachers will sit across from each other in tiny chairs and discuss a child’s progress in a parent-teacher conference. And though parents and teachers alike may experience the anxiety of expectations, conferences represent one of the most enduring and important home-school communication mechanisms used to discuss a child’s growth and progress.

Continue Reading

Rocketship’s Culture: Respectful, Empathetic, and College-Bound

Rocketship’s Culture: Respectful, Empathetic, and College-Bound

| May 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

Ask little Peter Cournoyer, a second-grader at Rocketship Mateo Sheedy, what empathy means, and he describes it this way: “It’s when you help someone if they need help or if they get hurt,” he says, (which he’s had to do a few times). Empathy is one of Rocketship’s four “core values,” in addition to respect, […]

Continue Reading