New Issue Of Harvard’s Parent Involvement Newsletter

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 […]

New Issue Of Harvard Parent Involvement Newsletter

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 […]

Sept. Newsletter From The Family Involvement Network of Educators

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 […]

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. For many parents, school data is hard to find and hard to understand — Alexander (@alexanderrusso) June 26, 2018 #ell #ellchat @TNTP — […]

June Issue Of Harvard’s “Family Involvement Network of Educators” Available Online

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. […]

The Best Commentaries On The “Broken Compass” Parent Involvement Book

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 […]

“Preparing Teachers for Family Engagement”

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 […]