September’s (2019) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part One

White Teacher, Here’s How You Can Successfully Partner With Black Families is by Sharif El-Mekki.

August’s (2019) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part Three

Parents can help kids catch up in reading with a 10-minute daily routine is from The Conversation.

Should parents help their kids with homework? is from The Conversation.

How districts are reexamining policies to encourage parental involvement is from Education Dive.

August’s (2019) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part Two

What If You Could Change Your Child’s Future In 1 Hour A Week? is from NPR.

Parents are critical connections to learning for ELs is from Education Dive.

August’s (2019) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part One

This JCPS Teacher Makes A Habit Of Calling Parents With Good News is from a local NPR station.

How Parents Can Help Middle Schoolers Build Confidence and Character is from MindShift.

States lead the way on community school innovation is from Brookings.

July’s (2019) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part Three

Maternal race not a factor for children experiencing a ‘language gap’ is from Science Daily.

Absenteeism Costs Schools Money. A Simple Change Can Reduce It. is from Governing.

July’s (2019) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part Two

Tips For Keeping The Benefits Of Pre-K is from NPR.

Too much screen time for the kids? Grandparents may also be complicit is from Science Daily.

Good home learning in early years boosts your secondary school achievements is from Eureka Alert.

Community liaisons help schools reach out to parents of color is from Education Dive.

July’s (2019) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part One

At Your Wits’ End With A Screen-Obsessed Kid? Read This is from NPR.

A District Knew It Was Failing Some Students. How It’s Using Parents to Help is from Ed Week.

June’s (2019) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part One

7 ways to build your child’s vocabulary is from The Conversation.

Building Bridges, Not Walls, Between Latinx Immigrant Parents and Schools is from Bank Street.

Inviting dads to schools boosts parent involvement, classroom initiatives is from Education Dive.

May’s (2019) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part One

Global Stories Interactive Map shares stories of parent engagement from around the world.

April’s (2019) Useful Parent Engagement Resources

February’s (2019) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part Two

$1.7 million contract to establish Binghamton Community Schools Technical Assistance Center is from Eureka Alert.

February’s (2019) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part One

Time parents spend with children key to academic success is from Science Daily.

What’s a More Important Parent Investment: Money or Time? is from Ed Week.

Community schools score key victory in LA teachers strike is from The Conversation.

Tighter Home-School Bonds Improve Students’ Social and Emotional Skills (as Well as Academics) is from Ed Week.

January’s (2019) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part Two

Tennessee lawmaker proposes ‘parent dress codes’ in local schools

School dress code for parents? Tennessee bill could restrict adult clothing on campus

January’s (2019) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part One

Survey: More than half of US teachers concerned about language barriers with ESL parents is from Education Dive.

Parent Strategies for Improving Their Child’s Reading and Writing is from NWEA.

Check out The School Community Journal.

How To Make Sure Your Math Anxiety Doesn’t Make Your Kids Hate Math is from NPR.

The Best Parent Engagement Resources – 2018

 

This is the second-to-last “Best” list I’ll be posting for the year.

You can see my many parent-engagement-related “Best” lists here.

I’m adding this list to All My End-Of-Year “Best” Lists For 2018 In One Place!

Here’s what I have:

Make One Change to Parent Outreach, and Study Finds Fewer Students Fail Classes is from Ed Week.

Addressing Obstacles to Family Engagement is from The Carnegie Foundation.

Carnegie Challenge Paper: Next Generation Family Engagement

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

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

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.

Nice Series Of Videos Showing Karen Mapp Discussing Parent Engagement

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

Parental engagement ‘terrifying’ for many families is from TES.

Do I Really Need to Volunteer at My Children’s School? is from Slate.

LA parent voice: What I learned in 25 years of being a Latino parent engagement advocate – ‘Knowing the school system can really transform everything’ is from LA School Report.

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

Make One Change to Parent Outreach, and Study Finds Fewer Students Fail Classes is from Ed Week.

St. Paul Public Schools has plan to better engage with parents is from The Star Tribune.

Building relationships with preschool parents, one conversation at a time is from Ed Source.

Addressing Obstacles to Family Engagement is from The Carnegie Foundation.

Carnegie Challenge Paper: Next Generation Family Engagement

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

Borrello & Hernandez: Making Family Engagement a Real Partnership for Boosting Student Achievement and Improving Schools is from The 74.

Petrilli: From Report Cards to Parent-Teacher Conferences, Schools Must Do a Better Job of Telling Families How Their Kids Are Doing is also from The 74.

Difference-makers: Cynthia Hernandez. Pushing to boost parental engagement in schools is from The Chicago Tribune.

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.