Group of people reaching towards center of table with post-it notes and papers, with text reading Family Engagement Playbook
Sep 17
Research Publication

Family Engagement Capacity Building Research

Family Engagement Playbook

The Family Engagement Playbook is a collection of promising research-based approaches to strengthen individual competencies and organizational support.

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Family Agency and Voice: Designing the Next Generation of Family Engagement
Jun 24
Research Publication

Family Engagement Global Capacity Building

Family Agency and Voice: Designing the Next Generation of Family Engagement

Global Family Research Project, Omidyar Network, Ubongo, the International Rescue Committee (IRC), and the Early Learning Lab (ELL) engaged in a conversation with a broad audience about how co-design creates shifts in family engagement.

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Family Engagement Game for Change
Jun 11
Blog

Family Engagement Capacity Building

Family Engagement Game for Change

Learn more about our family engagement game for change and pilot the game in your own library.

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Staff Engagement Sparks Family Engagement
Jun 11
Blog

Libraries Family Engagement Global Capacity Building

Staff Engagement Sparks Family Engagement

Diane Banks describes Toronto Public Library’s process for developing a family engagement strategy.

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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
Blog

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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