Skills Students Need: Resilience

Part 1 of a three-part series Career educators will tell you that what we teach and how we teach is constantly evolving. Today, that evolution is centered on automation; how
Continue reading >

The Future of Work

“The early Greeks had to look back centuries to study ancient culture, but we only need to look back a single generation to find those who lived without technologies we
Continue reading >

Parental Engagement: The Community’s Role

(Part 3 of a Three-Part Series) Parental engagement is a popular topic in education today, and as we’ve discussed in this three-part series engagement is the result of the school/teacher
Continue reading >


Parental Engagement: The Parent’s Role

(Part 2 in a Three-Part Series) Educator Sunny P. Chico states, “A child has four basic needs for success in school and life: physical health, social well-being, emotional well-being and
Continue reading >

Parental Engagement: The School/Teacher Role

(Part 1 of a three-part series) Despite a growing body of research on how parental engagement positively impacts student outcomes, many schools struggle to actively engage parents. In fact, a
Continue reading >

Engagement: What Schools Can Learn From the NFL

Parental engagement has been shown to positively impact student outcomes, but in an era of school choice where  parents have many alternatives to consider for their child’s education, schools have
Continue reading >

Back to School: The Importance of Building a Connection with Parents from Day One

“The most accurate predictor of student achievement is the extent to which the family is involved in the student’s education,”  A New Generation of Evidence: The Family is Critical to
Continue reading >

Accessibility: Beyond the School Website

Schools today use a variety of methods to communicate with families, a majority of these being digital tools like school websites, social media and weekly newsletters. Given that two thirds
Continue reading >