By involving parents and guardians, we can work together to make Along a safe, supportive space for educators and students to connect and reflect.
Engaging with Parents/Guardians of Students Under 13
Along is designed to comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, which means educators who plan to use Along with students under 13 will need to receive written consent for a parent/guardian. To make this easier for you, here are a few resources for obtaining consent:
Engaging with Parents/Guardians of Students 13 and Over
For educators who plan to use Along with students 13 and over, you will need to notify their parent/guardian via email. To make this easier for you, here are a few resources for informing parents or guardians about your use of Along:
Resources to help you involve families in Along
2. Engaging Families: Why Along? - We know one of the most important questions educators are asked by families is "Why?". We've provided a few reasons that might help you explain why you're looking for an efficient and meaningful way to check in with students this year.