Category: School (K-12) Stories
Driven by a philosophy based in Paolo Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed, PIQE, the Parent Institute for Quality Education, shares tips for providers to keep families as equals at the table in their child’s education.
A toolkit for parents and students to understand California Standards, also referred to as the Common Core Standards. All materials are available in English and Spanish.
The blog acknowledges the achievement gaps that exist for students that don’t have access to summer and afterschool opportunities. STEM Next Opportunity Fund gives four easy tips to support families in connecting to STEM opportunities within the community.
The former principal of an elementary school in Washington, D.C., which won an award for excellence in family engagement, has expanded her school’s thinking about family engagement to more than just pointing parents to useful resources.
In upstate New York, the North Country STEM Ecosystem is mindful about the environments parents are invited into to engage with their students. Ensuring food and the location is right are just a few things they share with us.
With the development of significant trust built within the community, the EvanSTEM ecosystem is using it’s school data systems to make STEM programming more accessible for all families.
The East Syracuse Minoa Ecosystem is changing the way we think about education. By engaging all community stakeholders, including families, the ecosystem is re-imagining education as a means to thrive in current and future economies.
Delran Township School District leads the STEM Learning Ecosystem in Burlington County, NJ and has many tips on engaging families and the greater community. From leveraging district funding to learning how to tell your story, this story from the field will surely leave you with some helpful take-aways.