Every Child Ready for Math
Feb 8
Blog

Early Childhood Education Family Engagement Research

Every Child Ready for Math

Librarians and families can talk, sing, read, and write about and play together to help every child to develop early math skills.

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Six STEM Strategies for Librarians and Families
Feb 6
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Early Childhood Education Libraries Research

Six STEM Strategies for Librarians and Families

Librarians and families can talk, sing, read, and write about and play together to develop strong STEM skills.

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 Finding Their Way: Family Engagement with Digital Math Activities Helps Children Develop Spatial Skills
Nov 9
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Digital Media Early Childhood Education

Finding Their Way: Family Engagement with Digital Math Activities Helps Children Develop Spatial Skills

Heather Sherwood and Ashley Lewis Presser of the Education Development Center describe ways families can build children’s spatial skills as part of their mathematical thinking. 

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Alphabet Letters in a Swirl
Sep 27
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Early Childhood Education Libraries

Fostering a Love of Literacy: Through Libraries, Schools, and Families

Heather Weiss writes how families, schools, communities, and libraries work together to promote strong literacy pathways for children.

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Teacher instructing student
Aug 28
Blog

Early Childhood Education Libraries

Count on Families! Engaging Families in Math

As children return to school this fall, Margaret Caspe provides research-based tips to help families and educators work together to support children’s mathematical learning.

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Members of the 2015-16 Cambridge Youth Council sitting at the mayor's desk.
Aug 1
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Schools Afterschool

Youth Taking Leading Roles: Defining and Improving Family Engagement

In this post, Heather Weiss and Linda Jacobson capture the ways that schools and community organizations involve children and youth in improving family engagement.

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Ideabook: Libraries for Families
Apr 1
Research Publication

Libraries Family Engagement Research

Ideabook: Libraries for Families

Libraries are no longer just about books—they are increasingly becoming the educational, technological, and social hub of communities across the nation.

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Older children in library with teacher
Nov 14
Blog

Family Engagement Afterschool

Learning Pathways: Leading Our Children to Success in School and Life

Heather Weiss, M. Elena Lopez, and Margaret Caspe highlight how communities are shaping learning anywhere, anytime for children and youth.

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Public Libraries: A Vital Space for Family Engagement
Aug 16
Research Publication

Libraries Family Engagement Research Policy

Public Libraries: A Vital Space for Family Engagement

Libraries provide families a welcoming environment in which to learn, to connect with other parents, and to find other community resources that can help them thrive. 

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