Category: Family Engagement Planning

Family-Centered Instructional Planning Do’s and Don’ts for Remote Learning

We know that many teachers are working to ensure students can be successful remote learners this school year. Our guide for educators can be used to better understand what it looks like to take...

Hawaii 2020 Family Engagement Guide for Educators

“Virtual Family Engagement” Toolkit for Educators

This support guide developed by the Hawaii Statewide Family Engagement Center is designed to provide a foundation on how to connect with families in the new learning landscape. It describes and provides examples of...

Video Tutorials for Education Apps and Services for Families (Available in Multiple Languages)

One way to equip families and students with the tools they need to succeed in a virtual or blended learning environment this school year is to provide families with short video tutorials along with...

Family Engagement as a Critical Practice for Anti-bias Education: Training for Schools from Tolerance.org

This self-guided learning website for educators from tolerance.org includes 4 sections on family and community engagement. “Teaching Tolerance provides free resources to educators—teachers, administrators, counselors and other practitioners—who work with children from kindergarten through high...

Relative Impact of Family Engagement Strategies on Student Learning

This visual representation from the Flamboyan Foundation of the impact of various family engagement strategies on student learning is helpful as we make the shift from reliance solely on traditional forms of family engagement...

Ohio’s Grandfamilies: Facts and Resources

This Ohio Fact Sheet from Grandfamilies.org (2017) provides information about the number of children in Ohio being raised by their grandparents. The Grandfamilies.org website also contains many useful resources for grandfamilies and those who...

Sample schedule for child with complex learning needs

Supporting Learning at Home: Sample Remote Learning Schedule for a Student with Complex Learning Needs

Imagine for a moment that you are a teacher. Your Zoom link for class this afternoon isn’t working, so you send an email to your students with a new link and password. It seems...

Remote Learning Guide

Supporting Learning at Home: A 5-step Remote Learning Planning Guide for District Leaders

This 1 page guide created by the Ohio Statewide Family Engagement Center contains 5 steps and accompanying examples that will help your district do the following: Prioritize remote learning goals based on your local...

7 Equity Considerations for Schools and Districts during Distance Learning

This information brief from the Southern Education Foundation contains 7 equity considerations for schools as they work with families to ensure that children and families have the resources they need to support learning and...