For Schools – Early Childhood – Communication

Thank you for visiting our Communication Resources Hub. Click a topic below to find ideas and resources for communicating well with families to support student success! You can also click the search button at the top and type in a topic you are interested in. Have questions? Contact us at OhioSFEC@osu.edu.

All things Technology - A Toolkit for Schools to Work with Families

All things Technology – A Toolkit for Schools to Work with Families

For kids, digital life is real life. It's where they build friendships, take a stand on issues, and do so ...
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School children in uniforms in class with tablets

Learning from Families boosts Teacher Self-Efficacy

We've found in our research at the Ohio Statewide Family Engagement Center that when teachers reach out, listen, and learn ...
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Front cover of Literacy in the Welcoming Classroom book

Literacy in the Welcoming Classroom: Creating Family-School Partnerships that Support Student Learning

In this book you will find a number of ways to partner with families of students in their educational experience ...
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brochure about listening

How can families and teachers listen well to one another?

This one-pager is a great start for learning how to listen well. As a teacher or school leader, how could ...
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Learning about Communication and Respect through Parent-Teacher Partnerships

Learning about Communication and Respect through Parent-Teacher Partnerships

This module, part of a larger set of resources for small groups of parents/caregivers and teachers working together in schools, ...
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The Essential Conversation: What Parents and Teachers Can Learn from Each Other

The Essential Conversation: What Parents and Teachers Can Learn from Each Other

Each year there are more than one hundred million parent-teacher conversations across the United States. This book by Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot ...
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