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Parent Engagement in Education: Resource Roundup from Edutopia

Parent Engagement in Education: Resource Roundup from Edutopia | after school programs | Scoop.it
Experts agree that parent involvement in their children's education is one of the biggest predictors of student success. As a parent, where do you begin?

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As Epstein notes, "Parent involvement - or in school and family connections is a component of effective schools that deserves special consideration because it contributes  to successful family environment and more successful students."
 
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Resources for Educators from The JASON Project | National Geographic & Sea Research Foundation

Resources for Educators from The JASON Project | National Geographic & Sea Research Foundation | after school programs | Scoop.it

The JASON Project and its Immersion Learning program inspires interest and achievement in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), and help kids become college- and career-ready through powerful and award-winning online, print and hands-on learning experiences in classrooms, after-school settings and summer programs.

 

Below are a few of the resources produced by JASON. Please go to www.jason.org for these and thousands of other STEM educational resources.

 

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Cinci's Community Learning Center model beginning to catch on

These schools – there are 34 full-fledged examples at CPS so far and counting – hold more than the kids, teachers and extracurricular activities associated with public schooling. They also hold full-service health clinics, eye centers, dental clinics, mental health counselors, tutoring programs and after-school programs on everything from ballroom dancing to construction classes.


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NASSP, a longtime partner of the Coalition for Community Schools (www.communityschools.org), supports community school models that bring wraparound services into the school--especially in impoverished areas, where easily accessible services can help both students and their families overcome the effects of poverty and increase a student's readiness to learn.

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Old School or New School, Keep Parents Involved | Edutopia

Old School or New School, Keep Parents Involved | Edutopia | after school programs | Scoop.it
Blogger and teacher Lisa Mims encourages us, whether by old school or new school strategies, to keep parents involved with their children's academic lives.
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Changing the Conversation: Youth and Social Media

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This past week a great dialogue started at a parent/community event hosted by my school board's Parent Involvement Committee. Based on the premise that social media is not going away, our school b...


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Osceola's Celebration K8 School wins parent involvement award - Orlando Sentinel (blog)

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Osceola's Celebration K8 School wins parent involvement award
Orlando Sentinel (blog)
The "parent pride" program at Celebration K8 School was one of 10 parent-involvement programs honored as "exemplary" by the state at an award ceremony this weekend.
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Report: More PE, activity programs needed in schools - USA TODAY

Report: More PE, activity programs needed in schools - USA TODAY | after school programs | Scoop.it
MedPage Today Report: More PE, activity programs needed in schools USA TODAY There should be other options to be physically active before and after school, including intramural and extramural sports, active before- and after-school programs and...
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The Parent Institute - 3 Free Reports for parent engagement and school involvement

The Parent Institute - 3 Free Reports for parent engagement and school involvement | after school programs | Scoop.it
The Parent Institute - Education's #1 Source for Family Involvement Information — in English and Spanish!

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Old School or New School, Keep Parents Involved

Old School or New School, Keep Parents Involved | after school programs | Scoop.it
We all know how crucial it is that our parents are supportive and involved in their child's education. We understand how important it is that they are aware of what is taking place in your classroom. (Flyers v.
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Parent Involvement in Early Literacy

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Parent involvement is the number one predictor of early literacy success and future academic achievement. However, according to a 2007 report by National Endowment for the Arts, there are more litera

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Ga. school trains parents in common core - one model for parent involvement

Ga. school trains parents in common core - one model for parent involvement | after school programs | Scoop.it

Norton Park Elementary School in Smyrna, Ga., recently held evening training sessions to familiarize parents and students with new Common Core State Standards.


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Nature Center Sponsors After-School Programs - Voices News

Nature Center Sponsors After-School ProgramsVoices NewsWOODBURY — Flanders Nature Center and Land Trust is offering a series of after-school programs that will run through June 2013, following Region 14's class schedule.

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10 summer-friendly literacy activities for parent involvement in ...

10 summer-friendly literacy activities for parent involvement in ... | after school programs | Scoop.it
As a child's first and best teacher, parent involvement in early childhood education can stop the “summer slide.” We put together 10 tried-and-true early literacy activities for families to do together over the summer (or anytime!
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