April 2019

Your must-have family engagement survey

By |2019-04-01T20:36:50+00:00April 1st, 2019|

Photo by Laercio Cavalcanti Understanding your students' families - and engaging with them effectively - has an impact on almost every aspect of school life and the success of your programs. Family engagement begins with understanding, and an effective way to do this is through a take-home or emailed family survey. Do you already have [...]

January 2019

5 ways to support classroom management through family engagement

By |2019-04-01T19:50:35+00:00January 14th, 2019|

5 ways to use family engagement to support classroom management During my tenure and experience as an educator, I learned that I must believe that all families want the best for their children, regardless of how that may manifest itself. However challenging it may be engage productively with some families, educators must begin to incorporate [...]

5 strategies for family engagement in K-12 education

By |2019-04-01T01:12:06+00:00January 8th, 2019|

What is family engagement? Engaging students' families is an important step toward improving school climate, boosting teacher morale, and strengthening the school community. But in order to achieve the benefits of family engagement it is important to understand the difference between "family engagement" and "parental involvement." The practice of family engagement goes beyond parent involvement. [...]