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Newsletters Loved by Parents

3 Tips for Writing Classroom Newsletters Parents Want To Read:

  • Less is More
    Parents are busy and often reading newsletters on their mobile device, keep your message short and unitize lists and bullet points to quickly identify the important points parents need to know
  • Showcase Kids Work
    It is important to keep parents informed about what is coming up, but don't forget to share with parents the great work your students have been doing. Photos, sample work and sharing antidotes from the classroom help parents feel engaged with what their students are learning.
  • Remember Your Audience
    While it may be tempting to include clip art and other fun graphics, keep in mind that this distract form the content of your message and are often not mobile friendly. Focus on limiting the graphics in your message unless they are absolutely necessary, less is more!