Family and Community Involvement in Student Learning

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Working Systemically in Action: Engaging Family & Community (2010)
Many educators recognize the importance of family and community involvement in school improvement efforts and are seeking to reframe the way they engage these groups. This publication, which supplements Working Systemically in Action: A Facilitator’s Guide (No longer available, as the publication has been replaced by the book, Getting Serious About the System), provides practical guidance for educators who are seeking to engage family and community members in systemic school improvement efforts.
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A Practitioner's Guide: Building and Managing Quality Afterschool Programs (2009)
A Practitioner's Guide: Building and Managing Quality Afterschool Programs is designed to share with you the practices that can help you cover it all—great programming, terrific staff, positive relationships, and plenty of resources to lead and sustain successful afterschool programs.

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Math in Afterschool: A Guide to Using the Afterschool Training Toolkit for Professional Development (2008)
The seven promising practices in afterschool for math identified in the Afterschool Training Toolkit are as follows: Finding Math ;Math Centers; Math Games; Math Projects; Math Tools; Math Tutoring; and Family Connections. By “promising” practices, we mean recommended methods that have been observed to increase student achievement. Each practice is built on youth development principles and research on effective mathematics instruction. At their core, the Afterschool Training Toolkit materials are designed to illustrate techniques and activities that leverage student curiosity to make mathematics in afterschool both enjoyable and relevant. This guide provides professional development ideas for each practice.
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Emerging Issues, A New Wave of Evidence, and Diversity: Set of Three School, Family, and Community Connections Publications (2004)
The first three in a series of four research syntheses focusing on family and community connections with schools available together at a discounted price.
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Price: $22
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Readiness: School, Family, & Community Connections (2004)
The fourth research synthesis focusing on family and community connections with schools describes 48 research studies on the contextual factors associated with children's school readiness.
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Price: $20
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Diversity: School, Family, and Community Connections (2003)
SEDL's third research synthesis in a series on family and community connections with schools focuses on race/ethnicity, culture (including language), and socioeconomic status.
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Price: $33
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Emerging Issues and A New Wave of Evidence: Set of Two School, Family, and Community Connections Publications (2003)
The first two in a series of four research syntheses focusing on family and community connections with schools available together at a discounted price.
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Price: $26
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A New Wave of Evidence: The Impact of School, Family, and Community Connections on Student Achievement (2002)
This review of the research examines the growing evidence that family and community connections with schools make a difference in student success.
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Price: $14
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Emerging Issues in School, Family, & Community Connections (2001)
This research synthesis highlights critical areas of work in family and community connections with schools where clarification, agreement, and further development are needed.