New OC Article: How to Virtually Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
October 4, 2020
We typically celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with festivals, parades and educational events at school, and in our communities, but these options are not feasible this year. Thankfully, there are other ways we can virtually embrace, learn and appreciate the beauties of Hispanic and Latinx cultures at home and with our family, friends and classmates.
Partner Resource: A Principal’s Guide to Leading in the Time of a Pandemic
October 8 2020
Learning Heroes has released "A Principal’s Guide to Leading in the Time of a Pandemic: Effective Family Engagement Strategies and Resources" to help school leaders support families during this challenging time.
New Resource: Discussion Guide to Meaningfully Engage Parents and Teachers During Times of Crisis
September 18, 2020
The recent crisis, caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, has revealed that we need to be better at effectively and meaningfully engaging key stakeholders, such as teachers and parents. AFT and PTA partnered to conduct focus groups with parents and teachers to find out how they preferred to be engaged during times of crisis. This discussion guide provides parent and teacher leaders, school principals, district administrators and community partner groups with a synopsis of our process, findings, and additional guidance to improve family and teacher engagement in times of crisis in your respective communities.
Notes from the Backpack Season 3 is Available Now!
September 16, 2020
A new season of Notes from the Backpack has launched. Tune in to get expert advice on surviving and thriving during this abnormal school year! Subscribe on your favorite podcast platform: