Archive for ‘Improving Family Engagement’

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.

Teacher Lead Operations Training: 7/13

July 10, 2017 10:59 AM
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Most Families Say Ongoing Communication Supports Student Learning

July 6, 2017 09:34 AM
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It’s not a surprise that families say that ongoing, consistent communication with them is key to supporting student success.

Teacher Lead Operations Training: 6/28

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

April 27, 2017 12:00 PM
by / Topics: Improving Family Engagement

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.

School Partnerships Coach and Former SpEd Teacher Offers Six Insights for Educators Engaging Families of Special Education Students

April 4, 2017 03:01 PM
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With a solid background in special education, this Autism Awareness Month John LaRue, School Partnerships Coach, explores six effective ways special education teachers can better engage families and support students to meet goals outlined in Individualized Education Plans (IEPs).

DC Bilingual Extends Opportunities for Families Through Parent-Teacher Conferences (PTCs)

March 23, 2017 05:35 PM
by / Topics: Improving Family Engagement

This week, we’ll take a look at how our partner school DC Bilingual is innovating around one of the most well-known family engagement practices in schools: Parent-Teacher Conferences (PTCs).

PRIDE in SLCs: Behind the Scenes with Jefferson Academy in D.C.

March 16, 2017 11:18 AM
by / Topics: Improving Family Engagement

With this photo essay, we go behind the scenes at Jefferson Academy to share the impact of Student-Led Conferences (SLCs).

Up Close: Supporting the Academic Parent-Teacher Team (APTT) Model

March 10, 2017 01:27 PM
by / Topics: Improving Family Engagement

This week, we’ll begin to dive into the way our family engagement framework actually lives out in the work we do across the academic continuum, and specifically how we support the implementation of the Academic Parent-Teacher Team (APTT) meeting model in our Family Engagement Partnership (FEP) schools.

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