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Helping young people manage their digital behavior and avoid the most serious dangers.
Summer Learning Happens at Home
New research suggests it’s family involvement, not just camps or trips, that keeps kids primed for learning all summer.
Teaching Tolerance Today
In divisive times, a look at how one group pushes back on prejudice, starting early.
Parents as Allies in Reducing Absences
Targeting parental beliefs about attendance can get more kids to school, more often.
The Other Achievement Gap
The lessons we can learn from Asian American success.
Teaching in Complex Times
In our latest podcast, frank talk about ethical dilemmas and civic controversies in the classroom.
Growth Mindset and Children’s Health
Not just for school — a positive mindset has potential to boost physical well-being, too.
Raising Kind Children
How to guide children to be empathetic and ethical across every setting.
From Research to Action
How child welfare systems can use the science of child development to promote positive development.
With Politics Front and Center
New tools to help educators and support students in controversial scenarios.
Parenting Amid Transition
Talking with kids about the election and what's next — and helping them find their voice.
For Military Kids, Resilience and Challenges
Second Lady Jill Biden and fellow teachers lead the drive to support the educational and social-emotional needs of military children.
Breaking the grip of the “model minority” caricature to see students as individuals.
Undocumented and Educated
Helping students and families navigate their opportunities, amid the realities of immigration policy in the United States.
Coping with Community Crisis
Resources for parents and educators on talking to kids about trauma.
How parent-child communication from birth to age 3 sets the stage for lifelong success.
Summer Math Loss
Why kids lose math knowledge, and how families can work to counteract it.
Mathematics, Everywhere for Everyone
Bridging the gap between math in the classroom and math at home — for all families.
Education, By All Means
Launching a community-wide effort to break down the barriers to success for low-income students.
Building Success at Home
How parents can build and model self-regulation skills to bolster children’s success.
Advice from an educator and artist about how to make the most of your family’s next museum visit.
Why is a caring relationship with an adult so important to a child’s healthy development?
A social media campaign shines light on the ethical dilemmas teens face — and how to navigate them.
Raising Strong Readers
Strategies for parents and educators to encourage children to read — from infancy to high school
It Takes a (Whole) School
The organizational supports teachers need to serve students in high-poverty urban schools.
How to Raise a Voracious Reader
Promoting literacy with dinnertime storytelling, family conversation, and books about food.
Tips for educators on sharing student data with families.
Four trends reshaping the traditional parent-teacher conference.
Pathways to Partnership
Marking Hispanic Heritage Month with a collection of resources for Latino family engagement.
Building a Kindness Movement
To stop bullying, a new social media campaign asks us to start with kindness.
Tipping the Scales
An interactive game shows how community choices can build resilience in the face of hardship.
Learning By Telling
How case studies — reading them, writing them — can improve your family engagement practice and open new channels of communication.
When the Classroom Feels Hostile
How stigma, stereotype, and labels can affect kids with learning disabilities.
Does It Have to Be Complicated?
Simple ideas that can really work to change education.
The Path to Resilience
A new video series shows how resilience is built, one positive adult relationship at a time.
The Power of Listening
After Baltimore, helping young people explore their feelings about violence, race, and their communities.
Letting Go, Staying Close
Strategies for parental involvement in school during the teenage years.
Revving the Engines
Turning everyday moments into brain-building blockbusters for young children.
Family Engagement — Equitable and Everywhere
New ideas on how to create opportunities for all parents and all children.
When Bad Things Happen
Tips for parents and educators on talking to kids about the unthinkable and inevitable events in life.
The Kindergarten Milestone
A smooth transition to school lays the groundwork for later success.
Public Policy and Resilience
How we can change our policies to help disadvantaged kids cope and thrive.
The Science of Resilience
Why some children can thrive despite adversity.
The dog ate your what? Four tips for parents on handling little white lies to tall tales.
Parents can help their teens succeed in school — and beyond — by helping them pursue their goals and interests.
All About the Books
How can parents and educators turn the page on kids who are reading less and computing more?
Leading the Way
The Harvard Family Research Project places emphasis on the links between leadership and family engagement on Presidents Day.
A conversation with Meredith Rowe about how to lay the groundwork for your child’s vocabulary growth.
Getting to Excellence with Equity
Ron Ferguson talks about opportunity, achievement, and raising the bar for all students.
The Path to Educational Equity
Inspired by the messages of MLK, the Harvard Family Research Project produces a resource to help families lead the way.
Apps to Fill the Hours
With school vacation week approaching, a guide for families to make the best use of their digital time.
Building Capacity for Family Engagement
Karen Mapp describes the origins and goals of the new framework adopted by the U.S. Department of Education.
The Achievement High-Five
Five earliest-learning interventions for parents of infants and toddlers.
Case studies produced by the Harvard Family Research Project delve into key topics of family engagement in schools.
Link It to Learning
Professor Karen Mapp explains what really works when it comes to cultivating partnerships between home and school.
A New Look at the Parent-Teacher Conference
The Harvard Family Research Project provides tips and tools on maximizing the school-to-family relationship.
The Parental Involvement Puzzle
When it comes to parental involvement, how can families best navigate the path to student success?
Family Involvement and Children's Literacy
A longitudinal study highlights family involvement as a key to literacy performance.
Family Involvement: What Does Research Say?
A series of briefs examine the benefits of family involvement across the developmental continuum.
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