Access The Archive
Apr 22
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Family Engagement

Access The Archive

We are pleased to announce that all of the materials produced by the Harvard Family Research Project (1983-2016) are now available in the archive section of our Global Family Research Project site. 

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Everything Is Awesome! Reflections from a Whirlwind Journey to the LEGO Idea Conference 2019
Apr 22
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Family Engagement Schools

Everything Is Awesome! Reflections from a Whirlwind Journey to the LEGO Idea Conference 2019

GFRP’s Margaret Caspe shares her reflections on the 2019 LEGO Idea Conference in Billund, Denmark.

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Helping Children Succeed Through Family Engagement
Apr 18
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Family Engagement

Helping Children Succeed Through Family Engagement

Join us for a free EdWeek webinar on April 25th at 2pm EST and join the conversation about promising family engagement innovations for family engagement innovations.  

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Design Thinking with Dads
Mar 28
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Libraries Family Engagement

Design Thinking with Dads

Elizabeth Atack and Klem-Mari Cajigas from Nashville Public Library share how they use design thinking to transform and reimagine family literacy for incarcerated fathers.

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It Opened My Eyes: Perspectives from Teaching a Leadership Course on Family and Community Partnerships
Mar 14
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Family Engagement Schools

It Opened My Eyes: Perspectives from Teaching a Leadership Course on Family and Community Partnerships

Jenny Tuten from Hunter College School of Education describes what she has learned from teaching a new leadership course on family-school- and community relationships. 

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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 20
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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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