Parents want their child to learn skills that will benefit their future. Learning to code is something 9 out of 10 parents say they want their child to learn about, but many parents are unsure how to support and encourage their child’s interest in CS and STEM. As a teacher you do your best to share what your students are learning with their families. We put together four resources to help you communicate with parents about what their child will be learning this school year.
Let parents view progress in Kodable
Use Kodable Code Cards to let parents see their child’s coding progress. Parents can login to their parent dashboard and view all their child’s progress at school.
Parents can track how their child is mastering new concepts.
They can also view all their child’s custom creations.
If parents decide to purchase Kodable for Parents to let their child play Kodable at home, they can see both school progress and home progress.
Learn all about Code Cards here.
Send home parent handouts
Help your classes’ parents understand what their child will learn this year. Communicate with parents about why computer science is so important for their child’s future. Download this handout to share with your class and keep them informed.
Use Back to School Night to talk to Parents
Parents look to their child’s teacher for guidance on how to help their child succeed academically. We created this short (5 minutes or less) presentation for you to communicate with parents what you’ll be covering this year. Help them understand why coding is important and how they can encourage their child.
Share students’ creations with their parents
Parents love seeing their child’s creativity and originality. They miss out on so much while their kids are away at school. You can print student creations from your teacher dashboard and send them home with students so their parents can see their child’s fabulous designs and creations.
Go to your class page, and click on student creations to download and print designs for each student.4 Ways to Communicate with Parents by Grechen Huebner