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 Professional Learning

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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Four Takeaways from STEM Programs That Empower Families
Sep 4
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Family Engagement Digital Media Professional Learning

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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Minds On! Learning Through Play Promotes STEM
Aug 28
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Early Childhood Education Family Engagement

Minds On! Learning Through Play Promotes STEM

In this blog, Jennifer Zosh describes the power of playful learning in promoting STEM.  

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8 80 Cities: Building Better Cities for and with Families
Aug 13
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Global Early Childhood Education

8 80 Cities: Building Better Cities for and with Families

8 80 Cities is reimagining how families and caregivers can play an active role in shaping city building processes. 

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

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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New Ideas for Libraries to Engage Families and Youth
Jun 11
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Libraries Research

New Ideas for Libraries to Engage Families and Youth

Learn how libraries are engaging families with school-age children to learn together, explore cultural topics, and find resources to plan for their future.

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Parent Innovation Institute: Co-creating Solutions with Parents
May 24
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Early Childhood Education Family Engagement Professional Learning

Parent Innovation Institute: Co-creating Solutions with Parents

This post by Aida Mariam is the first in a two-part series about The Early Learning Lab’s Parent Innovation Institute.

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