Archive for ‘Improving Family Engagement’

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

March 23, 2017 05:35 PM
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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
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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
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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.

Setting the Stage for Effective Family Engagement

March 2, 2017 02:49 PM
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Flamboyan defines effective family engagement as the partnership between educators and families that improves student outcomes.

Aspiring Principals Learn from FEP School Leaders Who Validate the Importance of Family Engagement

February 7, 2017 04:06 PM
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Principals from three of our Family Engagement Partnership (FEP) schools led a panel discussion exploring the benefits and impact of implementing effective family engagement strategies in their school community and culture.

Highlights of Flamboyan’s ‘BIG WINS’ in 2016

December 20, 2016 01:22 PM
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With a number of family engagement successes to date, here is a snapshot of the top ten achievements we are proud of from 2016.

In-Depth Family Interviews Shed Light on Effective Family Engagement

December 19, 2016 09:25 AM
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In this post, the Data and Evaluation team gives an overview of the findings and shares how authentic responses from families give us the foundation we need to ensure our family engagement practices efficiently benefit student learning and success.

In-Depth Family Interviews Shed Light on Effective Family Engagement

December 5, 2016 12:00 PM
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In this two-part blog series, we invite you to go “Behind the Scenes” with the Flamboyan Data and Evaluation Team to learn about the process and surface-level findings of in-depth interviews with families that shed light on effective family engagement.

A Teacher Opens Up About the Power of Goal-Setting Parent Teacher Conferences

November 30, 2016 08:47 AM
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In this guest blog post, Rebecca Oppenheim, Special Education Teacher at C.W. Harris Elementary School, sheds light on the power of goal-setting Parent Teacher Conferences.

Families Play Age-Appropriate Roles as Students Navigate Elementary, Middle, and High School

November 23, 2016 09:35 AM
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As the nation celebrates Thanksgiving, we thank schools, school leaders, and educators for their commitment to family engagement and for supporting families to play age-appropriate roles.

Denver Fellow Reflects on Second Convening and Power of Community Involvement

November 21, 2016 10:37 AM
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Landon Mascareñaz, a participant in the National Family Engagement Fellowship, recaps the Denver convening and shares how the Fellowship provides a learning experience for all participants to further the scope of family engagement work in their communities.

National Principals Month: FEP School Leader Talks Effective Family Engagement

October 24, 2016 11:01 AM
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During National Principals Month, Flamboyan Foundation is taking a moment to acknowledge some of the principals and school leaders who have partnered with us to lead the charge in family engagement.

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