Category: Recommended Reading

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...

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Four Ways to Build Relationships with Families At the Beginning of the School Year

In order to support families in their “5 essential roles to accelerate learning,” the Flamboyan Foundation has developed a 23 page guide focusing on four big ways educators can build strong relationships with families...

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...

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Article: How Discrimination Shapes Parent-Teacher Communication

This article from The Atlantic discusses Dr. Cherng’s research on teachers’ communication practices with families. “Relying on a sample of about 10,000 predominantly public high-school sophomores, their parents, and teachers from the Education Longitudinal...

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...

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Supporting Learning at Home: Resources for English Language Learners and Immigrants from Colorín Colorado

“Envision the strengths of families and work from that knowledge as you respond to this crisis.” – English Language Learning Administrator, Kristina Robertson The Colorín Colorado website is dedicated to helping young English language...

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 download the English version of the application and share with families in your community.

Click here to download the Spanish version of the application and share 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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