For Schools – Middle & High School – Recommended Reading

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Revisiting Family Involvement: A Practice Brief for All School Personnel

Revisiting Family Involvement: A Practice Brief for All School Personnel

Access this practice brief from the American Psychological Association. It offers insights for school personnel as they work with families ...
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Toolkit: How to "Reframe" family engagement in your communications

Toolkit: How to “Reframe” family engagement in your communications

After three years of research, 72 focused interviews, and more than 6,000 participants, the research conducted by FrameWorks Institute provides ...
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The Process Through Which Family Engagement Leads to Positive Student Outcomes

The Process Through Which Family Engagement Leads to Positive Student Outcomes

Dr. Kathleen Hoover-Dempsey and Dr. Howard Sandler from Vanderbilt University developed a visual to explain their theory about the process ...
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Front Cover of Flamboyan Foundation Beginning of Year Relationship Building Strategy Guide for Educators

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 ...
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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 ...
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Dr. Cherng

Article: How Discrimination Shapes Parent-Teacher Communication

Dr. Hua-Yu Sebastian Cherng This article from The Atlantic discusses Dr. Cherng's research on teachers' communication practices with families. "Relying ...
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Recommended Reading: Effective Family Engagement in High School

Recommended Reading: Effective Family Engagement in High School

The Flamboyan Foundation has a series of articles about family engagement in the high school years. "Adolescence. It’s a time ...
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Family Engagement as a Critical Practice for Anti-bias Education: Training for Schools from LearningforJustice.org

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

This self-guided learning website for educators from learningforjustice.org includes many resources. "Learning for Justice provides a range of materials—articles, modules, ...
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