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Advice for Building the Parent Teacher Relationship

Building connections with the kids in your class is a vital part of being a teacher. Just as important is parent teacher relationships outside of the classroom that grow to encompass the whole family.

When families are involved in a child’s education and feel like they have the support of the teachers, kids do better in school. They’re more engaged, perform better and approach education with a positive outlook. These parent teacher relationships that are made during a child’s primary and secondary school years end up providing an entire lifetime of benefits.

KIPP TEAM Science Teacher Nicole Sunwabe explains how she builds parent teacher relationships through her students. She places importance on showing up for events that are important to the kids she teaches, consistently reaches out to the kids and their families in ways that show she really cares about them.

Watch Nicole’s advice for new teachers below.

 

3 Tips for Acing Your Demo Lesson

When you're trying to get a teaching job in NJ, you may be asked to give a demo lesson at the school you're interviewing with. This guide will help you prepare to give a fantastic demo lesson and show that you are a great fit for their school.

Delivering a demo lesson is a common part of the hiring process for teachers. Learn what administrators expect from you and how to you can ace this sometimes intimidating portion of your interview.

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Why You Should Work at a KIPP NJ School

Working with KIPP NJ means you'll be teaching in a place where fun, creativity, development and supporting kids through college are the first priority. We are now hiring for jobs in our Newark and Camden charter schools.

See why working at a KIPP NJ school will be the most rewarding job you’ll ever have.

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5 Tips for Writing Your Education Resume

A strong education resume may well be the single most important tool for getting the job you want. It is the proverbial foot in the door and has to be both persuasive and compelling to get you past the employment gatekeepers.

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