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Five Ways to Master Family Engagement this Spring

April 19, 2018 10:48 AM
by / Topics: Improving Family Engagement

Like any season in the school year, Spring is an interesting time for teachers to reflect on their family engagement strategies.

Flamboyan School Coach Took a Teaching Job in Puerto Rico A Month Before Hurricane Maria

January 26, 2018 03:20 PM
by / Topics: Puerto Rico

John LaRue, former School Partnerships Coach, moved to Puerto Rico with his wife to take a teaching job a month before Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on the island. In this blog post originally published in the Daily Iowan, he describes the before, during, and aftermath of the hurricane. My previous experiences with what I considered natural […]

Highlights on Flamboyan’s Successes in 2017

January 5, 2018 09:14 AM
by / Topics: Improving Family Engagement, Puerto Rico

Now that the holiday break has come to an end and we are embarking on a new year, we thought it was a perfect time to reflect on a few of our successes in 2017. Our shared commitment to family engagement helps us meet our goal of families and educators across the country actively partnering […]

Educators from Korea Learn How Family Engagement Impacts Students and Families in Washington, D.C.

September 18, 2017 04:08 PM
by / Topics: Improving Family Engagement

Bancroft Elementary School recently welcomed a delegation of educators from Korea exploring family engagement practices taking place in Washington, D.C.

Starting the School Year With High Expectations

August 21, 2017 09:13 AM
by / Topics: Improving Family Engagement

Welcome back to school! At Flamboyan, we believe it is important to start with the end in mind.

Most Families Say Ongoing Communication Supports Student Learning

July 6, 2017 09:34 AM
by / Topics: Improving Family Engagement

It’s not a surprise that families say that ongoing, consistent communication with them is key to supporting student success.

An Open Letter to Special Education Teachers About the Transformational Power of Family Engagement

April 27, 2017 12:00 PM
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Special education students have unique needs and authentic parent-teacher partnerships ensure they have positive learning experiences.

Engaging Families of Children with Autism: Here’s How One Team Allows Parent Voice to Guide Them

April 12, 2017 12:43 PM
by / Topics: Improving Family Engagement

Anne Beers Elementary School has been in the Family Engagement Partnership (FEP) since 2012 and practices effective family engagement strategies that provide opportunities for families and teachers to partner so special education students have positive and effective learning experiences.

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