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Shared Pride, Shared Partnership: Meaningful Parent Communications in Jewish Early Childhood - Shared screen with speaker view
Ellen Dietrick
20:38
Welcome! Tell us who you are and where you are from!
Janet Sear
20:40
Janet Sear Board of Jewish Education
Ellen Galante
21:09
Ellen from jewish academy of orlando
michelle gold
21:19
Michelle Gold, Baltimore, MD
Ellen Dietrick
24:03
Leah- Yes you are on mute
Ellen Dietrick
25:02
Woohoo! Charlottesville!
Anna Hartman
33:57
—The magic is in the sharing of pride and partnership.
Lisa Colton
38:22
Parent Facebook Group (not school page)
Lisa Colton
39:12
Focuses on COMMUNITY (relational) not SCHOOL AS INSTITUTION (transactional)
Anna Hartman
39:48
Hi Leah, will share at jparadigm.org/webinars beginning tomorrow!
Lisa Colton
39:55
Feel free to post any clarifying questions as we go — happy to answer.
Lisa Colton
44:23
What are examples of shared responsibility for shared goals in your school or work?
Ellen Dietrick
45:46
It can be hard to anticipate these types of communications families would value until you know them well.
Anna Hartman
47:38
—Storytelling is “Showing the impact through the narrative.”
Anna Hartman
48:01
—What is the bigger context of this smaller item.
Anna Hartman
48:20
—Comes back to building sense of trust and investment.
Ellen Dietrick
48:22
Adena- Yes, it will be shared on jparadigm.org
Sheri Brown
48:47
It's all about relationships!
Anna Hartman
49:18
—Style: One adult speaking to another.
Anna Hartman
49:49
—From bigger context to a specific look at this project
Anna Hartman
50:11
—Introduced to a story that is emblematic of the larger context and mission.
Anna Hartman
51:08
—Getting to the impact moment at the end—with the photo of the two children smiling together.
Anna Hartman
51:37
—Illustrates everything that this class and this teacher is trying to do. Shows the growth of the children in powerful and accessible way.
Anna Hartman
52:13
—Great storytelling gives your audience 2+2 rather than four. More engaging. Doesn’t give punchline away.
Anna Hartman
53:01
—Makes the parent say, “This is why I signed up. This is a place where…”
Lisa Colton
53:10
Very mature language to describe what’s happening and skills being developed. Could be describing an MBA. (Using this language can build a lot of trust with those parents who are focused on achievement)
Anna Hartman
54:23
—Relationships built on frequency and depth. As part of this, the little drips of communication feed that relationships. Looking for the good—more often. Being positive and specific—frequently.
Lisa Colton
55:25
Chip and Dan Heath talk about this noting positive moments (pride) in their book The Power of Moments.
Lisa Colton
56:36
Leslie - YES! (And she’s ready to bring home the new book!)
Anna Hartman
56:39
—Moves from transactional to relational through a story.
Ellen Dietrick
56:39
This is a technique I use in calls too!
Anna Hartman
58:01
—How will we tell the story of all of our cleaning? Let’s make it simple, positive, and specific. See fig. A ;)
Anna Hartman
58:15
—Surprise and delight
Anna Hartman
58:24
—Builds a sense of trust
Lisa Colton
58:55
Great example of formal vs. informal approach to communicating the same information and trust.
Anna Hartman
01:00:00
—The more we infuse that informality and shared humanity, the more we can build trust
Anna Hartman
01:03:13
@Gena, recording and slide deck will be up tomorrow at jparadigm.org/webinars ; will live there indefinitely!
Lisa Colton
01:05:04
OOOOH, the next cocktail party ……….!
Anna Hartman
01:05:40
—“Evergreen content”
Lisa Colton
01:06:05
“Evergreen content” — relevant and interesting at anytime. Many blog posts also can be evergreen content, and you can link to it or refer to it anytime.
Ellen Dietrick
01:06:20
Love the idea of evergreen content
Ellen Dietrick
01:06:33
Can prep them and have them ready, too!
Anna Hartman
01:06:55
—“An invitation to share the things that your child loves”
Lisa Colton
01:07:03
Building a culture of shared responsibility and being on the same team invites parents to be active
Anna Hartman
01:07:20
@Leslie, great call!!
Ellen Dietrick
01:09:31
The New Zealand story model is amazing
Lisa Colton
01:12:44
5 principles: Communication is child-centric (but not child-ish).Demonstrated shared responsibility for shared goals.Live the mission through storytelling.Be positive and specific.The expertise is in the framing.
Ellen Dietrick
01:12:52
With parents not coming inside because of covid and dropping off at the gate, how does the communication change?
Anna Hartman
01:13:14
Hi @Nellie, our colleague Heidi Kitchen, formerly of Temple Emanuel in Dallas, recommends this book: Learning Stories: Constructing Learner Identities in Early Education by Margaret Carr & Wendy Lee
Rebecca Feuer
01:14:26
we use an app called brightwheel. it is user friendly and allows for quick communication that feels less formal, but also protects teachers from having to text from the phone and could replaces some of the casual conversations that happen at drop off and pick up.
Anna Hartman
01:15:02
—My daughter is back in her Jewish ECE now. We have prized moments where the teacher brings her to the car. In the Corona era, this is a critical moment of engagement and trust building.
Anna Hartman
01:15:16
(Since we are not going into the classrooms)
Sheri Brown
01:15:50
And pix become even more vital. especially real time.
Anna Hartman
01:16:10
—Feels like “recess for parents”
Anna Hartman
01:16:32
—Building heart-centered places to be
Anna Hartman
01:17:45
—Informal and relational while demonstrating your expertise and your mission. Applying this in new media.
Sheri Brown
01:19:59
Our parents enjoy "joining" their children for Shabbat Sing
Anna Hartman
01:21:51
—What does this moment allow us that wouldn’t be possible normally that would produce a net gain?
Anna Hartman
01:24:05
—Take the places where you are comfortable: translate them into your digital communications.
Anna Hartman
01:24:13
—How? Focus on your DNA.
Anna Hartman
01:24:57
—Every cell in your body has the same DNA. The way that is expressed is different in different parts of your body.
Anna Hartman
01:25:55
—Warmth, amazement, love
Lisa P
01:26:00
Nurturing, warmth, relationships over time (longer than a year)
Ellen Dietrick
01:26:13
Truly knowing children
Lois Madeson
01:26:28
Acceptance of differences
Ellen Dietrick
01:26:50
Excitement for learning
Lois Madeson
01:26:51
Warmth, excitement for learning
Janet Sear
01:27:13
warmth, relationships compassion
Liz Sherman
01:27:23
emotionally responsible especially to parents of infants
Lisa P
01:28:48
(These are aspirational): allowing time and space for different perspectives and actually valuing them for their differences.
Anna Hartman
01:32:57
—How is what we communicate touching the aspirations of the families? Where we meet they is where we are going together.
Anna Hartman
01:34:01
—If there is no change, it is not a story
Ellen Dietrick
01:34:28
Speak it first. Love that!
Anna Hartman
01:34:50
—Professional but still inviting!
Anna Hartman
01:37:18
—Layout matters, especially on mobile. Headings. Bullets. Attention economy.
Anna Hartman
01:38:07
—Need more than words and full sentences and dense paragraphs.
Anna Hartman
01:38:22
—Many fewer words. And visuals are key!
Ellen Dietrick
01:39:33
Thanks for the inspiring evening!
Fern Katz
01:39:40
so helpful— thank you!
Rebecca Feuer
01:39:42
Thank you!
Lisa P
01:39:51
Thank you so so much, this is inspiring me to share with faculty in the next several weeks.
Natalie Boscoe
01:39:52
Thank you!
Lisa Colton
01:39:54
lisa@darimconsulting.com Miriam@darimconsulting.com
Helen Morgenstern
01:40:07
Thanks! This was enlightening to elevate my parent communication.
Janet Sear
01:40:08
Thanks
Liz Sherman
01:40:11
Thank you so much
Alyssa Pure
01:40:13
Thank you!