reserved, S. A. rights. (2016, November 16). Spelling predicts overall reading achievement.

Families may hesitate to reach out to the school, especially if instructional or learning objectives are hard to grasp. One principal removes barriers to school participation by inviting parents and guardians to observational classroom visits, or learning walks. These walks are like scavenger hunts where family members receive a menu of teaching practices to look for in the classroom.

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