Spotlight for Families

We’ve put our favorite resources here! 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.

Real Talk: Ideas for Parenting Young Children

Real Talk Webinars for Families with Young Children

Let’s be honest: parenting young children can sometimes be hard. That’s why we asked OSU early childhood experts to weigh in on the most common topics ...
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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 ...
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Talking Points: A Free App Teachers and Families Can Use to Translate their Text Messages Back and Forth

Two-way communication between families and schools is extremely important. To ensure that all families can understand and benefit from school ...
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Encouraging Positive Behaviors at Home – A Chart for Families

By downloading and filling out a blank Positive Behavior Chart, families can create their own, personalized set of expectations for ...
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Family Literacy Day by Day Calendar: Have fun with literacy every day with your child!

The State Library of Ohio, in collaboration with Ohio Ready to Read, is pleased to offer the Day By Day ...
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National “Money Smart Week” Resources to help kids learn about money

The Money Smart Week organization empowers families with the knowledge and skills to make good financial decisions when it comes ...
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Video: Hear from other families about the importance of attendance at school

"In this new resource from Attendance Works, a variety of parents speak about the importance of school attendance and making ...
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Middle School Family Engagement Resources

Family engagement in education doesn't stop after elementary school. It's just as important, but it looks and sounds different. Our ...
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