Enhancing Achievement through Family and Community Relationships
Mar 14
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Family Engagement Schools Research

Enhancing Achievement through Family and Community Relationships

These abstracts showcase student work from a doctoral course at Hunter College School of Education-The City University of New York titled, "Enhancing Achievement through Family and Community Relationships."

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New Resource to Support Children’s Learning and School Success
Feb 12
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Schools Family Engagement Research

New Resource to Support Children’s Learning and School Success

Developed from the report titled “Joining Together to Create a Bold Vision for Next-Generation Family Engagement,” GFRP and the National PTA have created a resource to support more equitable and effective approaches to family, school, and community partnerships.

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Sustaining a Human-Centered Design Approach to Engaging Families
Feb 6
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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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Community Relationships to Build Family Access to STEM Learning
Jan 29
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Family Engagement Afterschool

Community Relationships to Build Family Access to STEM Learning

The STAR Library Network team shares tips and ideas for using community dialogues to raise up family and community voice and build partnerships in designing STEM-related library services. 

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Remake Learning: A Catalyst for Family Engagement
Dec 6
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Family Engagement Afterschool

Remake Learning: A Catalyst for Family Engagement

This post by Gregg Behr, co-chair of Remake Learning and executive director of the Grable Foundation, highlights parent engagement as a catalyst for development.

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Listen Up: We Can Bridge the STEM Divide with Family Engagement Strategies that Empower
Nov 22
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Family Engagement Research

Listen Up: We Can Bridge the STEM Divide with Family Engagement Strategies that Empower

STEM Next Opportunity Fund responds to GFRP's paper commissioned by the Carnegie Corporation of NY highlighting the importance of family engagement in STEM learning.  

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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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Meeting the Challenge of Next-Generation Family Engagement by Changing Mindsets
Oct 23
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Family Engagement Schools Research

Meeting the Challenge of Next-Generation Family Engagement by Changing Mindsets

Learn how changing mindsets can help to ensure all families are meaningfully engaged in building equitable pathways for their children.

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From The 74: 5 Ways of Engaging Parents in Their Kids’ Education
Oct 23
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Family Engagement Schools Research

From The 74: 5 Ways of Engaging Parents in Their Kids’ Education

Continuing the conversation, The 74 covers our new report by highlighting 5 ways of engaging parents in their kids' education.

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Math in the Mail Delivers Fun Foundational Math to Homes of Three-Year-Olds
Oct 15
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Early Childhood Education Family Engagement

Math in the Mail Delivers Fun Foundational Math to Homes of Three-Year-Olds

Math in the Mail brings ideas for exploring mathematical thinking to children’s homes throughout Michigan’s Great Lakes Bay Region while building equity and math learning ecologies along the way.

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Parent-Teacher Conferences: Strategies for Principals, Teachers, and Parents
Oct 2
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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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Supporting Parents to Support Science
Sep 11
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Early Childhood Education Family Engagement Research

Supporting Parents to Support Science

A survey of 1,400 parents and caregivers shows a need for families to support STEM learning at home, in schools, and in informal learning spaces. 

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