My students inspire me everyday. I am fortunate to work in a profession where I am continuously learning from my students just as I prepare and teach a lesson to them each day. It is my experience teaching in a local high school that has shown me that the education system is imperfect and why it is essential that we know how to navigate these waters in order to avoid the rocks, to ensure our children don’t sink or get left behind.
We have had the pleasure of speaking with so many active and engaged parents who seemed excited at the idea of creating a reading community for parents and their children. What we hope to create together is a community of active parents and their young learners who come together in our building to better prepare our children for success both in and out of the classroom. Our community will try to:
- Better inform parents of grade level milestones
- Teach parents literacy strategies to use at home
- Develop important literacy skills in our young learners
We believe that we have a strong community here. We’ve met several fellow teachers and active parents who are our neighbors. We hope that by you participating in this community reading group with your children, we can inspire other parents to join us – And who knows what positive change can come from that! After all, as Margaret Mead famously said, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”
Imetadream is an online community that empowers parents by partnering with them, enabling them to more easily and more effectively participate in their child’s education. Through the use of innovative features and academic strategies designed for parents, Imetadream bridges systematic gaps and works to cultivate more lifelong learners who can one day contribute their knowledge to the global community as a vehicle for positive change.