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How to Grow a Framework: Lessons From California

Collaborative in origin and in execution, the Family Engagement Framework is a synthesis of research, best practices, and the state and federal program requirements that include family engagement.

Transmedia Activities: Engaging Families to Improve Children's Early Mathematics Achievement

In this transmedia storytelling study, read how weekly parent support meetings for preschool mathematics achievement increased family engagement and improved preschool children’s mathematics knowledge and skills.

Family Involvement News: June 2016

Explore a variety of resources that inspire and promote innovative family engagement programming!

Expert Commentary to “Daddy Says This New Math Is Crazy”: Three Tips for Teachers

Inspired by the Nana y Yo y las Matemáticas project, learn how educators can leverage parents’ mathematical skills to increase family engagement around new methods of learning mathematics.

Reading Interactive Math Storybooks

Learn how interactive math storybooks can children learn mathematical concepts and can help parents appreciate and foster their child’s mathematical thinking.

Math Is Everywhere, When We Know What to Look For

Families are critical to supporting children’s mathematics development. Learn how families can do this in unpressured and socially positive ways!

Q & A with Laura Overdeck of Bedtime Math: Helping Families and Children Cuddle Up to Math

Math happens everywhere–not just in schools. Learn how Bedtime Math helps families and afterschool programs get children excited about math in the world around them.

The Aprender en Familia (Family Learning) Program in Chile

Learn how, for Chilean families, the Aprender en Familia (Family Learning) Program is providing professional training, parent education, and support to increase the effectiveness of family engagement in improving student outcomes.

Innovative Stories of Family Engagement From Around the World

Find inspiration for your family engagement efforts from around the world.

Text, Play, and Tech: Partnerships Promoting Early Learning Opportunities

As we celebrate the Week of the Young Child, learn how families can support creative play with young children in a variety of ways and settings.

© 2016 Presidents and Fellows of Harvard College
Published by Harvard Family Research Project