Leadership

5 Recommendations to Improve Remote Learning for Families

By: The LEANLAB Editorial Team. After surveying more than 500 parents and caregivers, the LEANLAB team identified a few recommendations to improve remote learning for schools, teachers, and parents.

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Leadership

10 Strategies for Schools to Improve Parent Engagement

By: Jennifer Larson. The key to productive and positive parent engagement is a consistent and simplified flow of communication between school, home and all other stakeholders. Schools can take advantage of best practices to give parents more visibility into their child’s day-to-day.

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Equity & Access

Closing the Digital Divide for Parents: A COVID-19 Story

By: Antonio B. Boyd. The Resilient Schools Project, a Future of School initiative, partners with districts, like South Carolina's Dorchester School District Two, to develop ongoing responses to instruction disruptions during the 2020-21 school year, including support for parents.

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Equity & Access

Leave No Parent Behind

Eileen Fernandez-Parker, Dr. Lashaune Stitt, and Antonio Boyd explore how lessons from last school year can help to inform how districts move forward with support for parents this school year.

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SEL & Mindset

Active Parent Engagement and the Role of Digital Portfolios

What if schools could engage parents in real-time and connect them more meaningfully to the dynamic happenings in their children’s classrooms? Learn how Bullis Charter School is enabling teachers, parents, and students to engage in the learning conversation in insightful and authentic ways.

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Personalized Learning

Getting Smart Podcast | Student-Centered Learning & Smart Parents

In this episode of the Getting Smart podcast we talk to The Nellie Mae Education Foundation’s Nicholas C. Donohue and Andrew Frishman from Big Picture Learning about Student-Centered Learning: what it is and why it is important for parents to understand and advocate for.

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