Category: For Schools

Podcast: Fam Jam from South Dakota’s Statewide Family Engagement Center

The Fam Jam is a fun, energetic podcast created by the South Dakota Statewide Family Engagement Center bringing together schools, families, and community members to discuss tricky topics in supporting students. For example, on...

International Children’s Digital Library – Over 4,000 digital books in 59 languages for families to read at home

The International Digital Children’s Library website contains digital books for families to read with their children in their home language. Studies have shown the importance of encouraging families to read in their home language...

New OCALI Webinar Series: InspirEd

This virtual learning series by OCALI and the Ohio Department of Education includes sessions starting in September 2020 about topics like: setting up a learning environment at home, supporting positive behaviors at home and...

How do families of young children teach early math concepts at home? A Research review from Purdue University

In this review of research from Purdue University, they share what they found by looking at large scale, long-term studies to identify the strongest predictors of children’s mathematics achievement. Their paper includes a summary...

Printable Calendars with Daily Literacy-At-Home Activities

These pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten – 5th Grade calendars are a great resource for you to engage your child in activities that enhance their reading abilities every day. Print these out, paste them to your...

Videos and Resources: Tackling Coronavirus (COVID-19) Together – Resources for Families (Available in English, Spanish, Mam, and Tagalog)

Abriendo Puertas has put together a video series and information sheets for families in English, Spanish, Mam, and Tagalog, along with a document full of resource links for undocumented families, expecting mothers, families of...

two hands coming together with trust-related words written on them

FlipGrid: How does your school or district build trust with families?

We’re using Flipgrid to record short video examples of how Ohio schools are building (or rebuilding) trust with families this year. Do you have an example to share? Flipgrid is informal. Don’t worry about...

Ohio Parents and Caregivers -- Click Here to Apply to be on our Advisory Council in 2021 -- Applications Due November 26, 2020

We are now recruiting Ohio parents and caregivers of Ohio children from birth to grade 12 to be members of our advisory council beginning in January 2021!

Click here to apply now or download and share the application with families in your community.

Applications are due by November 26, 2020, and can be emailed as an attachment to OhioSFEC@osu.edu.

To read more about the work of the council, visit our state advisory council web page.

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