September’s (2018) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part Three

Fix Contentious Parent-Teacher Conferences in These 6 Steps is from Ed Week Teacher.

The Global Family Research Project has a new website.

September’s (2018) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part Two

In Some Cities, Closing Achievement Gaps Is Not for Schools to Fix Alone is from Ed Week.

Why I’m not involved: Parental involvement from a parent’s perspective is from Kappan.

September’s (2018) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part One

Want to really connect at your next family gathering? Try this. is from TED Talks.

A review of the relationship between parental involvement indicators and academic achievement is a new and important study.

4 evidence-based ways parents improve student achievement is from eSchool News.

GOOD ARTICLE & PODCAST ABOUT OUR SCHOOL’S HOME VISITING PROGRAM

August’s (2018) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part Two

Adult-child conversations strengthen language regions of developing brain is from Science Daily.

In Minn., a Push to Build Parents’ Confidence in Native American Ed. is from Ed Week.

August’s (2018) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part One

“Families Are Such an Asset” is from Teaching Tolerance.

July’s (2018) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part Two

July’s (2018) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part One

June’s (2018) Useful Parent Engagement Resources

How To Get Your Kids To Do Chores (Without Resenting It) is from NPR.

Network of California districts to explore the enigma of engaging parents is from Ed Source.

May’s (2018) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part Two

USING STUDENT PORTFOLIOS FOR PARENT-TEACHER COMMUNICATION is from Advancing Assessment.

Help with homework can affect child’s persistence is from Science Daily.

May’s (2018) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part One

Seven Research-Based Ways Families Promote Early Literacy

Partnering with Newcomer Families is from Harvard.

April’s (2018) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part One

Focus on Gifts, Not Just Gaps: Parent-Teacher Conversations From a Parent’s Perspective is from Ed Week.

Evidence on Tips for Supporting Reading Skills from Home is a Dept. Of Ed report.

March’s (2018) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part Two

When Parents Teach Children (and Vice Versa) is from The New York Times.

The Brain-Changing Power of Conversation is from Harvard.

Parents raise massive amounts of money at some public schools. Should they share it? is from The Washington Post.

March’s (2018) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part One

Districts Turn to Social Media, But Parents Prefer Emails, Calls, and Texts is from Ed Week.

Comparing what parents and the public—and Democrats and Republicans—want from schools is from Brookings.

Talking with—Not Just to—Kids Powers How They Learn Language is from Scientific American.

Back-and-forth exchanges boost children’s brain response to language is from MIT News.

Want scientifically literate students? Start with their parents. is from Brookings.

Half of Parents Not ‘Very Confident’ They Can Support Children’s Science Learning is from Ed Week.

Helping your kids with homework doesn’t always pay off, says the largest-ever survey of parents is from Quartz.

February’s (2018) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part Two

February’s (2018) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part One

December’s (2017) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part Two

I’m trying to clear out a backlog of resources to share before the end of the year.

Here are a few final parent engagement ones for 2017:

Some LA parents say paperwork and new fees are forcing them to quit volunteering at their schools and jeopardizing extracurricular programs is from the LA Schools Report.

It takes a family: Lessons from Portland’s work to better involve parents in schools is from The Bangor Daily News.

Home visits, surveys, personalized meetings key to boosting parent engagement is from Education Dive.

Study: Public schools aren’t participating in family/community engagement is from NY Amsterdam News.

Study: Community engagement key to parent satisfaction. But public schools are falling behind. is from Trust Ed.

Education leaders still trying to problem-shoot new law that affects volunteers is from The Nevada Independent.

Could Giving Parents Homework Help Students? Schools Try ‘Family Playlists’ is from Ed Surge.