Celebrating and Scaling the Love of Music
May 13
Blog

Family Engagement Early Childhood Education Capacity Building

Celebrating and Scaling the Love of Music

Carnegie Hall’s Lullaby Project is transforming and scaling its model based on research and family voice. 

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From Our Subscribers: Using a Family Engagement Tool
Apr 29
Blog

Family Engagement Schools Research Capacity Building

From Our Subscribers: Using a Family Engagement Tool

Educators, families, researchers and others are finding multiple uses for a new GFRP-PTA tool highlighting five powerful ways schools and families can work together to support students' success.

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How Coaching Boosts Family Engagement
Apr 11
Policy Brief

Family Engagement Early Childhood Education Capacity Building

How Coaching Boosts Family Engagement

This brief highlights lessons from an Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership technical assistance project.

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5 Benefits of Human-Centered Design Thinking for Family Engagement
Feb 28
Research Publication

Family Engagement Early Childhood Education Capacity Building

5 Benefits of Human-Centered Design Thinking for Family Engagement

GFRP, the Early Learning Lab and the National Center for Families Learning, explore five ways that human-centered design benefits family engagement practice. 

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Sustaining a Human-Centered Design Approach to Engaging Families
Feb 6
Blog

Early Childhood Education Family Engagement Capacity Building

Sustaining a Human-Centered Design Approach to Engaging Families

This guest blog post by Sheetal Singh is the second in a two-part series about the Early Learning Lab’s Parent Innovation Institute.

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Using Case Studies in a Family-School Partnering Course
Nov 20
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Family Engagement Schools Capacity Building

Using Case Studies in a Family-School Partnering Course

Case studies are a powerful way to prepare educators for family engagement. Learn how Darcy Hutchins at University of Denver uses them in her courses. 

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Parent-Teacher Conferences: Strategies for Principals, Teachers, and Parents
Oct 2
Blog

Family Engagement Schools Capacity Building

Parent-Teacher Conferences: Strategies for Principals, Teachers, and Parents

This guide from Global Family Research Project is designed to support educators and families in conducting productive, successful parent-teacher conferences.

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Four Takeaways from STEM Programs That Empower Families
Sep 4
Blog

Family Engagement Digital Media Capacity Building

Four Takeaways from STEM Programs That Empower Families

STEM Next Opportunity Fund offers four promising practices for engaging caregivers in STEM in a variety of settings, including schools, libraries, public housing, community centers, and museums.  

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Families Matter for STEM Learning
Aug 21
Video

Family Engagement Early Childhood Education Capacity Building

Families Matter for STEM Learning

This video highlights the importance of family engagement in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) learning. 

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Learning from Library Leaders: Strategies for Coaching and Consulting
Jul 24
Blog

Libraries Capacity Building

Learning from Library Leaders: Strategies for Coaching and Consulting

Sharon Morris of the Colorado State Library shares her ideas about the art of consulting to create change. 

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Leading Family Engagement in Early Learning:  A Supplemental Guide
Jul 3
Research Publication

Family Engagement Libraries Research Capacity Building

Leading Family Engagement in Early Learning: A Supplemental Guide

This guide, building on a recent policy brief, examines best practices for family engagement in a variety of spaces, from public libraries to schools.

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