Learning begins in families.
Parents and other family members introduce young children to learning in many environments.
Global Family Research Project
● Informs the development of early-childhood education policies, practices, and grantmaking through research and evaluation, with a special focus on underserved children and families.
● Develops tools for professional learning, with an emphasis on applying research-informed practices in real-world settings.
● Connects early-childhood champions so they can benefit from each other’s knowledge and experience.
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.continue reading
Seven Research-based Ways Families Promote Early Learning
We partnered with Ready Rosie and Abriendo Puertas to bring you a video highlighting our seven research-based ways families support early literacy.continue reading
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.continue reading