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Parental Engagement

A Parent Is a Terrible Thing to Waste

Bob Hildreth | Posted 02.16.2016 | Education
Bob Hildreth

If teachers and parents worked together they would immeasurably expand and empower the resources for raising our children. Hey reformers, let's look at parental engagement again. Past failure is no indication of future success.

Our Children Are Our Only Hope for the Future

Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW | Posted 12.04.2015 | Parents
Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW

It is time to look at ourselves and take responsibility for what is going on in the world. One child at a time, one family at a time, one community at a time, building toward a future in which we all feel safe and unafraid of one another.

How Do You Develop a Scalable STEM Education Model That Nurtures Deep Learning?

Tara Chklovski | Posted 11.09.2014 | Education
Tara Chklovski

I was very intrigued by Alex Hernandez's post about scalable K-12 solutions and wanted to share some of our own hard won lessons in trying to build a scalable STEM education solution.

How Curious George Helps Children's Math And Science

Posted 11.15.2012 | Education

A recent study of the popular children’s program Curious George found that the series’ television episodes and TV tie-in books positively impacted...

Study Analyzes Effect Of NYC-Family Rewards Program On Parents And Their Teenage Children

Posted 10.01.2012 | Education

To get low-income teenagers to spend more time on school work, a new study suggests that schools should pay them. A recent study released by MDRC a...

Understanding Parental Involvement

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 03.26.2012 | Education
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

Effective parent involvement programs are best achieved when the program reflects the circumstances, needs, and potential contributions of families who are a part of the school community.