Learning activities with parent volunteers in the classroom suggests ways of enlisting and engaging the help of parents in the classroom.
The resource includes suggestions for parental involvement in:
- Literacy groups
- Maths Groups
- Art Lessons
- Lessons in the computer lab
- Preparation of materials at home.
The benefits of enlisting the support of parent volunteers in the classroom are many. It provides opportunities for activities and learning that would not otherwise occur and helps to build a strong community. Children love having their parents help in the classroom. Parents enjoy being part of their children’s day. Teachers enjoy the assistance and positive relationships that are built.