The May newsletter of the Family Involvement Network of Educators (FINE) from the Harvard Family Research Project has just been published. Here is how they describe it: With the introduction of the Department of Education Investing in Innovation Fund (i3), innovation has emerged as a hot topic in education. In this issue of the FINE […]
I’ve shared previous issues of Harvard’s parent involvement newsletter, called FINE (Family Involvement Network of Educators). They’ve just published another issue. Here’s how they describe it: We dedicate this issue of the FINE Newsletter to the transition to school. We do this because a smooth transition to school makes a difference for student outcomes, and […]
The Harvard Family Research Project has just published the latest issue of their parent involvement issue newsletter. Here’s how they describe it: Happy New Year! In this issue of the FINE Newsletter, we discuss how innovative approaches and tools—including digital media—are helping to transform family engagement and better enable families, schools, and community-based organizations to […]
The Family Involvement Network of Educators from Harvard has just published their September issue. It contains several articles, including this one: Creating Conditions for Effective and Ongoing Family Engagement In this Commentary, Harvard Family Research Project’s Senior Research Analyst, Heidi Rosenberg, looks at the ways in which schools, programs, and other community institutions can help […]
This is the tenth anniversary Of FINE, the Family Involvement Network of Educators. It comes out of the Harvard Family Research Project. Their most recent newsletter includes: a handful of our favorite FINE resources from the last 10 years, all of which are related to some of the content areas we will be exploring in […]
Using Student Data to Engage Families is the theme of October FINE Newsletter from Harvard (published by the Harvard Family Research Project). Though I’m a big believer in the use of data, I think in terms of being “data-informed” and not “data-driven.” Unfortunately, most of the time others talk about data, they use it in […]
FINE: The Family Involvement Network of Educators is a project of the Harvard Family Research Project and the Harvard Graduate School Of Education. They publish a free online newsletter. Here’s their summary of the most recent issue: “At this moment of political change, the FINE Newsletter focuses on family involvement and the policies that support […]
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. For many parents, school data is hard to find and hard to understand https://t.co/PHCkHRallV — Alexander (@alexanderrusso) June 26, 2018 https://t.co/O8EnEvOUmx #ell #ellchat @TNTP pic.twitter.com/Eubbx089Tr — […]
The June issue of Harvard’s “Family Involvement Network of Educators” just came online. Here’s how they describe it: In this issue, M. Elena Lopez and Margaret Caspe take us on a deep dive into the research base for anywhere, anytime and challenge us to broaden our notion of family engagement and of learning beyond school. […]
Don’t Help Your Kids With Their Homework is the title of an article that appeared a few weeks ago in The Atlantic. It was written by Dana Goldstein. It describes research shared in a new book, The Broken Compass:Parental Involvement With Children’s Education by two professors which, at least according to Dana Goldstein, questions most […]
Emerging Leaders in Family Engagement is the theme of the most recent issue of the Family Involvement Network of Educators. It’s a worth a look.
Preparing Teachers for Family Engagement is the headline of the newest free email newsletter from the Family Involvement Network of Educators from Harvard. Here’s a short excerpt of their description of what’s included: Elise Trumbull, EdD, co-creator of the Bridging Cultures Project, discusses the challenges of communicating with families from different cultural backgrounds. She presents […]
The April issue of the Family Involvement Network of Educators has just come-out. Its theme is “Family Engagement Across the Developmental Continuum.” The newsletter includes a list of recent research on parent involvement/engagement and a compilation of recent news in general about the topic.