Celebrate Father's Day
Dads are special! Join Education World as we celebrate the important role that fathers contribute to children's lives. Gifts, books, songs, and inspiring activities will all help your students recognize the unique role dads have.
FATHER'S DAY LESSON IDEAS
Bring Your Fathers to School
Lessons to Honor Dear Old Dad
Father's Day is a time to recognize the fathers and father figures in all our lives. Applaud the contributions of the guys who enrich the lives of children with these lessons. Add one more homespun creation to a father's box of treasures with a letter, memory book, or family tree created by a child.
Studies reveal that a father's participation in in-school activities and events can have a significant impact on his children's educational success. Read about the implications of those studies and some things you can do to make every day Fathers' Day at your school.
Fathers in Schools: How Dads Make a Difference
Today, fathers are expected to take on multiple roles. Education World offers ways to help fathers connect beyond the traditional back-to-school night and parent-teacher conferences.
Great Sites for Teaching About ... Father's Day
Father's Day is just around the corner, and these sites are among the best on the Web for integrating ideas about what fatherhood means into your curriculum.
What Would Dad Say About Education Today?
Father's Day is just around the corner. With that in mind, principal Paul Young considers what his did might think about the state of education today. Down-home stories and common sense prevail in this principal's touching tribute to his dad.
101 Ways Parents Can Help Students Achieve
101 Ways Parents Can Help Students Achieve, a booklet from the American Association of School Administrators, is a valuable tool for principals, teachers, and parents.
A Dozen Activities to Promote Parent Involvement
Many parents say that they feel unwelcome or uncomfortable in their children's schools. Teachers often feel under attack by parents who are highly involved. Learn how to bridge the gap.
Parental Involvement Is as Easy as PIE
A special program in Phoenix, Arizona, makes parents true partners in their children's education. "Parent involvement will probably make more difference than anything else we could ever do to help our children learn," says Bonnie McReynolds, the teacher behind the program.
See many more ideas for involving parents in school on Education World's Parent Involvement page.