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.
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.
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.
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.
With Brookings’ Playbook data and the fruits of IDEO’s design sprint as the starting point, Kidsburgh began hosting Great Learning Conversations in 10 western Pennsylvania communities. Here’s what they found.
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.
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.
We're celebrating the anniversary of "Smart Parents: Parents for Powerful Learning" in this episode by revisiting the book, discussing back-to-school prep with several parents and offering our listeners a free e-book copy.
Equity and ESSER: How Schools Can Embrace a Participatory Approach to Amplify Family Voices in Budget Planning
Schools across the country have a welcome task this summer: deciding how to spend a windfall in federal stimulus funds. Brooklyn Lab is doing that by asking families for their insights.
By: Lisa Evans. The Lexington Four Early Childhood Center has discovered an at-home program called Waterford UPSTART that not only supplements classroom teaching and student learning, but empowers parents to authentically engage in their child’s education.