Rethinking Family Engagement During School Closures

Rethinking Family Engagement During School Closures

Taking time to check assumptions about family engagement can make a huge difference in the lives of your students and their caregivers. By: DR. RACHAEL MAHMOOD APRIL 27, 2020

As educators, we often strive to find ways to increase family involvement in our classrooms. Research confirms that family involvement positively impacts students’ academic experiences. And in this moment of crisis, especially, engaging our students means engaging their families: Including caretakers is one way to support our students from a distance. 

But what should that inclusion look like? What do we mean, exactly, by family involvement?

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