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Family Engagement

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boy with his father catches his first fish

Summer’s Grand Finale: 11 Tips to Hook Children on Fishing

By Malkia "Kia" McLeod, Maryland State Department of Education
Encourage children to bond with nature through fishing ...
Boy wearing lab coat stands with arms crossed in front of a table with beakers filled with colored liquid

Kindergarten Preparedness: The Importance of Relationships and Child Engagement

By Alan Guttman, IDEALS Institute
How do I prepare my child for kindergarten? ...
graphic of boy fishing with the words, dissect a flower

Ways for Families to Engage Children in Nature

by Theresa Lutz and Kimberly Anderson, IDEALS Institute
Why is it important for children to bond with nature? ...
Back-To-School Family Engagement E-books

Back-To-School Family Engagement E-books

Malkia "Kia" McLeod, Maryland State Department of Education
Establish partnerships with families on day one! ...
National Summer Learning Week July 10-14, 2023 #SummerLearningWeek featuring children playing with a puzzle.

Summer Learning Toolkit for #SummerLearningWeek

By The Wallace Foundation
Evidence-based tools and guidance for delivering effective programs! ...
Mother helps girl with her life jacket

Open Water Safety Checklist

Safe Kids Worldwide
Use this checklist to keep children safe when visiting rivers, ...
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Fun Ideas for Family Engagement: Summer

The IDEALS Institute
Create great memories that will last a lifetime ...
a mother and father overlook a teenage daughter and school aged daughter and son while they are planting seeds in paper cups

Family Challenge: Summer Fruit & Veggie Bingo

United States Department of Agriculture
Want your kids to reach for a healthy snack? ...
Summer Stride featuring children reading outdoors.

Summer Stride: #SummerLearningWeek

By the National Summer Learning Association, National PTA and Univision
National Summer Learning Week is July 10-14, 2023! ...
smiling young girl laying tummy down on swing

Summer Learning Fun! Tips for Parents and Caregivers

National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment
Children’s learning needs don’t take a vacation!  ...
Young girl holds magnifying glass up to her eye

How to Beat Summer Learning Loss and Find Success in Summer Learning Online

By Shannon Lambert, Reviews.com
Create a manageable learning plan ...
The backs of three young children in goggles and arm floats sitting on the edge of a pool

Pool Safety Checklist: Tips for Parents

Safe Kids Worldwide
Use this checklist to keep children safe ...

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