Spotlight for Families

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National “Money Smart Week” Resources for April 10-17

Register for April 2021 Sessions Day 1 on April 10: Talking Cents presented by UChicago Financial Education Initiative How do ...
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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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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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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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Video: Advice from Parents/Caregivers – Transitions Can Be Tricky: What Helps?

This video from our partner, the OCALI Family Center, highlights families and their recommendations for helping your child make successful ...
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