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|Stop! Stereotypes of Parents Must Go!|
|By Ryan M. Tracy on January 10, 2013|
Stereotypes of parents hinder parent engagement work! We must see people like we want them to see us: as people with thoughts, feelings, emotions, hopes and dreams.Read more...
|This Week's #PTChat: Pros & Cons of Longer School Days|
|By Joe Mazza on December 9, 2012|
Five states have approved adding 300 hours to school days in an effort to close achievement gaps and re-imagine the school day. Join us to discuss the pros and cons of kids spending more time at school!Read more...
|Parent Engagement Work Yields Hundreds of Parent Graduates|
|By Ryan M. Tracy on November 17, 2012|
Parent Engagement work has to be scaled up to reach the masses of parents. In this article, see how Stand for Children's, Stand UP (University for Parents) program reached hundreds of parents this fall.Read more...
|Drugs and Alcohol Affect Family Engagement|
|By Dr. Joni Samples on October 6, 2012|
I'd like your help with one of the groups we called disenfranchised. We could all use help with those that we can't reach. Parents engaged in drug and alcohol abuse are, to me, some of the most difficult to engage in their children's learning. This is an invitation to share your expertise. Suggestions anyone?Read more...
|Why Get Engaged if Nothing is Wrong?|
|By Ryan M. Tracy, Th.M. on June 13, 2012|
A large number of parents across all ethnic groups believe schools are doing such a good job at preparing children for college and teaching them basic skills that they don't need to be engaged in their child's education! What? Do parents understand the data? And how can we help them understand the data so that it can inform conversations and actions?Read more...
|Urban Parents of Color Discuss Family Engagement|
|By Mary Johnson [Guest Article] on May 3, 2011|
|Collaboratively created by urban parents of color, this article discusses seven types of family involvement that engage parents as equal partners in education. Parent-U-Turn is a non-profit organization that has assisted first generation, linguistically-diverse, and low income immigrant families to better navigate schools and work torward higher education.
|Especially for Latino Parents: Get Involved with your Teens|
|By Mariela Dabbah [Guest Article] on February 2, 2011|
|Mariela Dabbah, author of numerous books on Latino parent involvement, bridges the cultural divide, helping parents understand their roles in the American school system and in the education of their child. This article, excerpted with permission from her successful book, "Help Children Succeed in High School and Go to College," teaches Latinos how to support their children in high school by identifying mentors, keeping channels of communication open, helping with the choice of courses, etc. Read more...|
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|*Parent Engagement at Home (92)|
|Learning environment (44)|
|Critical Thinking (16)|
|Study Skills (10)|
|Social Skills (12)|
|Character Development (35)|
|Bullying Prevention (12)|
|Positive Discipline (15)|
|Parents as teachers (50)|
|*School-Family Partnership (71)|
|Building trust & respect (39)|
|2-way communication (37)|
|Parents in classroom (6)|
|*Diverse Families (13)|
|Non college-bound (1)|
|Low-income/ At risk (7)|
|Special Needs/LD (5)|
|*Technology & Partnership (11)|
|EdTech Resources (3)|
|Social Media (25)|
|*Out-of-School Time (8)|
|*Educational Policy (15)|
|PTA - PTO (10)|
|Ed Reform (22)|
|Mom Congress (1)|
|Managing Your Child�s Food Allergy at School|
|Volunteer Deja Vu All Over Again|
|Employing Restorative Measures to Stop Bullying|
|Should Schools Teach Values or is that the Parents� Responsibility?|
|Make Summer Reading a Priority|