TECHFASTER.com previews TeacherLists.com prior to the National Association of Elementary School Principals’ National Conference being held this week in TN.
“As a parent of an elementary school student, and having been through 12 years of back to school preparation myself I am intimately familiar with the back to school list.
It seems that most parents either get the back to school list in the mail, or it’s posted on a wall at the school when it’s time to go figure out what homeroom teacher your child will have. Walmart and Target typically get copies of the lists and put them out for all the parents as well. However, it seems that every year for my child’s school and my child’s grade, the list is missing. It’s just run away from all the other lists no matter where it’s supposed to be.
Schools are also notorious for updating gallery photos on their website but forgetting important stuff like the back to school supply lists.
Which makes this process even worse for parents everywhere is that every grade at every school has an entirely different list. Crayola glue sticks may be on one list, and Elmer’s glue on another, with a specific note not to bring the other brand. Sharpened number two pencils may be on one list while mechanical pencils may be on another. Improvisation is completely impossible.
Thank heavens for a man named Tim Sullivan and teacherlists.com….” Read more