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Creating a culture of collaborative family engagement

While collaboration among educators and in teaching teams plays an important role in finding creative solutions to educational challenges, some of the key stakeholders in schools are parents. Integrating parents as co-collaborators broadens inclusivity and brings new insights to enrich the reflective process. This Getting Smart blog post describes ways that schools can creatively expand family collaboration.


   15 minutes

   By: Getting Smart, Kristen Thorson

   K-12 educators | Leader-prep

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Principled Innovation asks us to work with others and recognize the limits of our own knowledge so that we can better understand and tackle the complex issues our communities face.

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