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One of our goals for improvement relates to communication with parents. This web page includes many links to 5-minute videos on the topic of building parent-teacher partnerships, and links to blog articles, resources, and collaboration printable documents as well. If that is too much to consider right now, read the article on teacher wellness, also linked on the same page. See if you can find the quotable quote about the typical lizard-brain response that says “fight-flight-flock-freeze-appease” here:

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Here is another data ethics question to consider, especially since so many have been talking about use of personal data because of QR code data privacy concerns. This news item is older but short enough to inspire further research for those who would like to take a closer look:

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With a long 5-day weekend coming up soon, you may need some inspirational videos to watch. Alternatively, you may want to eliminate micromanagement from your own life, or find out why some parents will confront teachers (and principals). Here is an eye-opening message that challenges common biases and assumptions, featuring a speaker known for frankness that comes across as humour. Watch this TEDtalk video on bring success to children:

https://www.ted.com/talks/julie_lythcott_haims_how_to_raise_successful_kids_without_over_parenting?language=en