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New! Monthly Parent Workshops

posted Dec 11, 2014, 10:41 AM by PS 172
Mr. Spatola and Ms. Gundersen, P.S. 172's Principal and Assistant Principal, recently announced the new monthly Parent Workshops designed to educate parents about curriculum and how to support your child's learning at home. Each workshop will be led by a teacher. 

The letter (in Spanish and English) from Mr. Spatola and Ms. Gundersen contains all the relevant information and is included here for your reference.

Checkout the December schedule and keep your eye out for future schedules. 

These morning workshops are a wonderful opportunity to learn more about what your child is learning in the classroom.

 Grade Level    Date/Time    Workshop Focus
 Pre-Kindergarten Wednesday December 10, 2014
The importance of developing fine motor skills and simple, fun ways you can do this at home.
 Kindergarten Wednesday December 10, 2014
Supporting emergent and early leveled reading at home 
First Grade  Thursday December 11, 2014
Supporting your child’s leveled reading work at home 
 Second GradeThursday December 11, 2014
 Engage NY – Exploring strategies to add and subtract
 Third GradeFriday December 12, 2014
8:00-8:40 am 
A parents guide to “New Math”: exploring multiplication strategies 
Fourth GradeTuesday December 9, 2014
8:00-8:40 am 
Engage NY – Exploring multiplication and division strategies 
 Fifth GradeTuesday December 9, 2014
8:00-8:40 am  
Engage NY - Exploring strategies to add and subtract fractions 

parent workshop letter.doc