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Teachers make house calls to improve performance

posted Mar 31, 2014, 2:21 PM by gjones@modoccoe.k12.ca.us   [ updated Mar 31, 2014, 2:25 PM ]

Home visits don’t revolve around how the child is doing academically. It’s a friendly visit from the child’s teacher who is there to listen and to learn about the family and what’s important to the parents.

“It isn’t about student performance in the classroom; it isn’t about misbehavior at school – it’s about what hopes and dreams parents have for their kid; it’s about what they do as a family together; it’s a glimpse into the authentic real world that our kids have when they’re not at school, and it’s trying to come from a place that’s connecting and encouraging,” he said.

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