Hi Liz...In the past my school sent out quarterly newsletters where all
teachers wrote up descriptions of what the kids were doing in their classes.
My students also designed the covers. This eventually disappeared because of
time...or the lack of extra time that we all had to do it. We continued
however to send quarterly Term Sheets describing skills and concepts to be
covered each quarter. I take this opportunity to write a few paragraphs to
the parents on this term sheet in addition to listing the projects to be
covered, skills and concepts to be taught and applied, artists to be studied.
It has proved to be a good way of informing the parents on a consistant