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How Students Use Computers for Learning at Home and School

(2018) | Useful to Parent Centers in planning their outreach, dissemination, and training efforts. Most students had access to a computer at home or in school in 2015. Across states and jurisdictions, access to computers at home ranged from 77% to 97% for students in 8th grade, while access to computers in school ranged from […]

Webinar Series on Family, School, and Community Engagement

Useful to Parent Centers, school systems, community partners, and families, all of whom play a role in successful stakeholder engagement in education. This webinar series makes clear that effective family engagement is not a one-time program or the choice of a good school. Rather, it’s a set of day-to-day practices, attitudes, beliefs, and interactions that […]

AMP’s Top 10 Tips for Engaging with Young People

(2016) | Useful to: Parent Centers and other service organizations who wish to include youth and young adults in their programs and services. The best way to know what young people want is to ask them! Young people want to—and should—be partners in the design and implementation of research and in their treatment planning and delivery. Young people won’t participate […]

Best Practices for Increasing Meaningful Youth Participation in Collaborative Team Planning

(2016) | Useful to: Parent Centers and other service organizations who wish to include youth and young adults in their programs and services. A critical element in developing any program or research project is the perspective of the populations it will affect. For young people on the path to adulthood and self-sufficiency, this is even more important, because […]

Online Logic Model Development Application

Developed with funding from the Institute of Education Sciences, the ELM application takes the typical “how-to” guide to the next level, guiding users through a series of questions and providing opportunities to enter program resources, activities, outputs and outcomes. Once all program information is entered, users will be prompted to draw lines between each component, […]

Logic models: A tool for designing and monitoring program evaluations

This introduction to logic models as a tool for designing program evaluations defines the major components of non-profit programs—resources, activities, outputs, and short-, mid-, and long-term outcomes—and uses an example to demonstrate the relationships among them. Developed by the REL-Pacific, the brief is written for educators. However, it’s easily understandable and its content is relevant to parent […]

Supporting Young Children with Challenging Behaviors | Webinar

(2016) | Useful to Parent Centers working with families of young children who are exhibiting challenging behaviors. In this 59-minute webinar, Dr. Tweety Yates discusses possible causes of young children’s challenging behaviors and some effective strategies for supporting these children. The webinar is available from the webpage of the Community of Practice for Preschool Development Grants. […]

Making Informed Decisions: A Guide to Understanding Early Education Research

(2016, February) | Useful to Parent Centers, educators, and families involved in making evidence-based decisions about early childhood education. This webinar examined ways in which one can identify high-quality, evidenced-based early care and education research, both in general and within the realm of building quality rating and improvement systems (QRIS). Selected QRIS issues were addressed, including: the […]

A Framework for Coherence: College and Career Readiness Standards, Multi-Tiered Systems of Support, and Educator Effectiveness

(February 2015) | Useful to Parent Centers in SSIP work and in advocacy for systems reform. Multi-tiered Systems of Support (MTSS), such as Response to Intervention (RTI) and Positive Behavioral Supports (PBIS), are crucial to early identification of learning and behavioral challenges and timely intervention for students at risk for poor learning outcomes. When aligned […]

Introduction to Student Learning Objectives | Module

(July 2013) Useful to Parent Centers in: SSIP work, system reform, work with families Designed as a blueprint for training, this module can be used by state leaders and regional center staff to support district-level staff who are new to student learning objectives (SLO) and in the early stages of implementation. About SLOs | An SLO is […]

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