Parent Partnerships Are Key to Student Success is from Education Post.
New Study Confirms Benefits of Connecting Parents with Each Other to Build Social Capital is from Global Family Research Project.
— Dwayne Reed (@TeachMrReed) April 8, 2021
The pandemic has revealed the importance of strengthening communication btw school & home.
We explore one approach using a mobile comm. app via a RCT in NYC schools. Now forthcoming at @EFPJournal!
— Matthew A. Kraft (@MatthewAKraft) April 7, 2021
We know that children’s success is tightly intertwined with their families’ stability, and that they do better when they have access to nutrition, health care and economic opportunity, writes @ConorPWilliams. Why not address all of these needs together? https://t.co/5w1M6TJfHT
— New York Times Opinion (@nytopinion) April 3, 2021
This is a really interesting paper by @BrittanyCMurray, @ThadDomina, Renzulli, and Boylan describing something pretty familiar and yet under-measured and under-studied: PTAs. https://t.co/e9bSiUlfGt pic.twitter.com/STswwQiWH0
— Andrew Goodman-Bacon (@agoodmanbacon) March 30, 2021
Working with Parents to Support Children’s Learning is from The Education Endowment Foundation.
Rethinking Family Engagement This Year is from Edutopia.
There’s a Better Way to Parent: Less Yelling, Less Praise is from The Atlantic.
Balance of Power is from the Global Family Research Project.
Family Engagement Game is from the same organization.
— Education Week Teacher (@EdWeekTeacher) February 24, 2021
— DREME Network (@DREMEmath) February 16, 2021
This is amazing! Now I don’t have to create video on YouTube! It is all direct on Talking Points and parents get it in their own language. Thank you! #ellchat #MLLForsyth #Ellchat_BkClub https://t.co/WMOcO01h9N
— Diana Delaney (@DelaneyELDiana) February 19, 2021
How parents can avoid anxiety around pandemic’s distance learning – The Washington Post https://t.co/VXj7wcsZyq
— Alexander (@alexanderrusso) February 15, 2021
Charter schools have higher parental involvement than trad. public schools, but this analysis finds that their oft-used methods (parent workshops, school compacts) don't account for most of the diff & so should not necess be adopted by trad publics ($) https://t.co/UzUKlXa1eE
— Daniel Willingham (@DTWillingham) February 15, 2021
The EEF has produced a range of resources, designed by teachers, that can be shared directly with parents and carers, to help them support their children's learning while schools are closed to most pupils.
— EEF (@EducEndowFoundn) February 11, 2021
Making the Most of Parent-Teacher Conferences During Distance Learning is from Edutopia.
Equity-Based Family Engagement is from The Teaching Channel.
*NEW WP* Promoting Parental Involvement in Schools: Evidence from Two Randomized Experiments
— Research on Improving Systems of Education (RISE) (@riseprogramme) February 1, 2021
Have parents turned against teachers unions? Here I elaborate a bit on a key finding buried in our recent @EducationNext survey report. @alexanderrusso @madeline_will @MichaelPetrilli @ProfMHenderson https://t.co/e6AKnl3gyO
— Martin West (@ProfMartyWest) January 29, 2021
The Ohio Statewide Family Engagement Center has launched a new Grandfamilies resource hub! The #GrandUnderstandings project provides tools and resources to assist #grandfamilies and #educators. Start exploring! > https://t.co/DeyS6hWCC3 @OhioEngage #FamilyEngagement pic.twitter.com/N0jGk60WN1
— ASKNCELA1 (@ASKNCELA1) January 26, 2021
Our 'Covid-19 school support resources – Summary for Parents' can be shared with parents and carers, to help them identify learning opportunities in everyday routines and support their child’s behavioural, emotional and social needs at this time
— EEF (@EducEndowFoundn) January 25, 2021
Some Families Hope Pandemic Can Spur Change in Special Education is from MindShift.
When parents got involved in schools, kids did no better is from The Hechinger Report.
— Daniel Willingham (@DTWillingham) November 7, 2020
Parent and Family Digital Learning Guide is from the U.S. Department of Education.
Guardian engagement is key, especially during #DistanceLearning or #HybridLearning. Check out these 5 tips on family/guardian engagement from @PhilCarew & @GlobalGEG: https://t.co/XxNIMXuF8M pic.twitter.com/Jfz0KPqxz2
— Google for Education (@GoogleForEdu) November 22, 2020
Families Not Engaging With School? Rethink the Problem is from Ed Week.
Featured Resources for Families and Schools is from the School Community Network.
The so-called “war on childhood obesity” rages on despite being ineffective and stigmatizing. This Thanksgiving, let kids eat without shaming them for their bodies, writes @yrfatfriend https://t.co/Aa1iL5UhfQ
— New York Times Opinion (@nytopinion) November 14, 2020
What can a parent of teens do if their kids are mad about not seeing friends? Try to see it from their perspective, our expert said.https://t.co/N3ycU5KApL
— The New York Times (@nytimes) November 1, 2020
This is from New America:
Renton School District in Washington State – The district’s website includes a list of activities for English Learners. In addition, it offers activity ideas for parents of elementary students in English, Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Ukranian and Vietnamese.
Families Not Engaging With School? Rethink the Problem is from Ed Week.
How parental involvement affects children’s performance in school is from Eureka Alert.
Lots more in the paper here: https://t.co/qPPEuExoeD
Parental involvement programs hold great promise but there are important design considerations to think about in order to ensure trust between parents & teachers.
— Nozomi Nakajima (@nozominaka) November 2, 2020
In all honesty, I have never been sure what to say to my kids about all this craziness. But after reading this piece, I feel more confident and better equipped to have this conversation.https://t.co/10dJapv3LW via @Pfagell
— Jon Harper ; (@Jonharper70bd) November 1, 2020
For parent-teacher-student conference this week, I created this graphic to communicate the IB descriptors so families can understand.
Notice how Thai is NEXT to not UNDER English to communicate equal importance. pic.twitter.com/85v10N1zeo
— Tan K Huynh (@TanKHuynh) November 1, 2020
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) October 29, 2020
Tantrums, common as they are among young children, are a complicated physiological response related to the brain’s threat detection system. It’s helpful for caregivers to understand what’s going on beneath the surface.https://t.co/6iGEK4B8cF
— The New York Times (@nytimes) October 24, 2020
Be concise & focus on what matters most. https://t.co/RH9ZdZUtbL
— Matthew A. Kraft (@MatthewAKraft) October 21, 2020
A simple enrollment change yields big dividends in children’s early learning program is from Science Daily.
Supporting Learning From Home: A Guide For Families [Infographic] is from Ed Surge.
For Kids at Home, ‘a Small Intervention Makes a Big Difference’ is from The NY Times.
Research shows parental engagement matters a lot to children’s success at school – find out how to work with parents to support their children’s learning with the our guidance report.
— EEF (@EducEndowFoundn) October 8, 2020
Also check out the newly released @AnnenbergInst EdResearch for Recovery brief by @ProfNancyHill & Latoya Gayle, "ENGAGING PARENTS AND FAMILIES TO SUPPORT THE RECOVERY OF DISTRICTS AND SCHOOLS"https://t.co/8RxMViwAi2https://t.co/55zIE57sPJ
— Matthew A. Kraft (@MatthewAKraft) October 7, 2020
With kids needing so much help in remote learning, we may be pushed to become the helicopter parents we never wanted to be.https://t.co/XrSUMO9apx
— The New York Times (@nytimes) October 5, 2020
How to Do Better for Your Middle School Student is from Scientific American.
Clear parent communication, support essential for remote learning success is from Education Dive.
— Colorín Colorado (@ColorinColorado) September 10, 2020
— MindShift (@MindShiftKQED) September 10, 2020
The new #NCELA webpage has resources for #EL educators, students, and families on #distancelearning topics, #familyengagement strategies, and helping EL families support their children during remote learning. #OELA #ELTeacherCollaboration https://t.co/XqP6X59UEV pic.twitter.com/566RG5lNkm
— ASKNCELA1 (@ASKNCELA1) September 9, 2020
Principal & I received call fr parent who was concerned I used 2 much Span in my live instruction 2 ELLs in spring. Good convo & everything's fine. Good reminder that parents can hear everything in virtual instruction. Isn't bad thing & could b great. Tchrs just need to b aware
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) August 31, 2020
❤️ Extend extra grace towards your child’s teacher and your child. ❤️
— MindShift (@MindShiftKQED) August 31, 2020
Cognitive behavioral therapy is the established treatment for childhood anxiety, but Eli Lebowitz, a psychologist at Yale, has proposed an alternative: parent training. He's helping parents learn how to stop "swooping in" everytime their child is anxious. https://t.co/1m6A8hnV0E
— MindShift (@MindShiftKQED) August 29, 2020
A Family Engagement Framework for All is from Harvard.
Using distance learning to forge better parent-teacher relationships is from Ed Source.
Low-income parents turn to neighbors, family for help with distance learning is from Ed Source.
Less Jargon, More Grace: Using Language That Parents Understand is from Edutopia.
Should You Send Your Child Back to School During the Pandemic? is from The New Yorker.
‘I’m Only One Human Being’: Parents Brace for a Go-It-Alone School Year is from The NY Times.
Back to school in a pandemic: A guide to all the factors keeping parents and educators up at night is from The Washington Post.
Download @DREMEmath's new kit of free, research-based early #math activities that families can do together at home. The activities are designed to be fun, easy to implement, require no special materials, and can be folded into daily life.https://t.co/oBxqNsEdbm
— Stanford Education (@StanfordEd) August 22, 2020
These are the upcoming ones in my district as well as links to ones from the past that are recorded. https://t.co/AyK9IlHon3 There's a decent range of topics, I think.
— Jennifer Orr (@jenorr) August 21, 2020
How to adapt special education to the remote-learning reality is from The L.A. Times.
What can parents who work outside the home do about remote schooling? is also from The L.A. Times.
Strategies for supporting your child’s social and emotional learning from home is also from The L.A. Times.