Beyond Digital Equity: Nurturing Multigenerational Digital Resilience

Imagine a world with intentional community-informed programming that targets digital literacy skills for all ages. What impact would this have on multigenerational digital resilience? This session will help you to: understand what digital resilience is, plan your own intentional programming, and support your understanding of resources available to bolster digital equity in your community. World […]

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Lunch & Learn: A Path to Digital Equity

Join us for complimentary lunch as we delve into the crucial topic of digital equity. In this session, panelists from Digital Promise, World Education, and Chapman University will share their visionary insights on creating protective digital communities for children and families, particularly those furthest from opportunity. Attendees will gain valuable strategies and tactics to engage […]

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Growing Readers. Growing Communities.

What is a book desert? It’s been a decade since Unite for Literacy created the Book Desert Map of the United States. Mike will share lessons learned about the geography of books and reading and what family literacy advocates and practitioners can do to transform the literacy landscape of their communities from book deserts to […]

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Unlocking Parents’ Potential Through Leadership

Create opportunities to help adult learners unlock their potential, develop leadership skills, and directly impact their home, school, and community. Come learn strategies to incorporate into your lesson plan. Practice engagement activities that will effectively motivate and support parents.

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Welcome to Parent Nation: Our Rural Pilot

Partners for Rural Impact (PRI) brought Parent Villages, a program based on the work of Dr. Dana Suskind in Parent Nation, to our organization and to one of our communities  in 2023. In this session, you’ll experience Parent Village activities firsthand and learn how to use them to build capacity in your organization and rural […]

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Linking Family Math, Literacy, and Equity Practice

This session will present the power of integrating strengths-based practices for family math, family literacy, and social justice. The session will cover successes and lessons learned from a multi-year research-practice partnership between Tandem, Partners in Early Learning and the DREME Network.

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DREME Family Math Resources

Discover the wide array of freely-available family math resources for educators and family-facing practitioners created by the Development and Research on Early Mathematics Education (DREME) Network. The research-based resources help professionals support family math with young children.

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Easing the Challenges of Mental Health and Trauma in Families Through Strength-Based Relationships

The pandemic and other challenges of recent years have brought mental health and trauma to the top of people’s concerns about children, youth, and families. How can we address these challenges without stigmatizing or blaming families? How can we do so while maintaining a strength focus that acknowledges the challenges while nurturing hope? This session […]

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Engaging Parents as Learning Heroes

Nine-in-ten parents believe their child is at/above grade level, but national data shows only one-third actually are. Gain insights into parents’ perceptions and equip parents with a more accurate picture of their child’s progress with new tools and resources they can use to advocate for their child’s success.

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ALL IN: Increasing Adult Literacy Nationwide

The Adult Literacy and Learning Impact Network (ALL IN) is a collective impact initiative formed by national thought leaders in the adult learning field and beyond. In the age of information, the types of literacies needed to participate in society have increased dramatically. Moving forward, we need to think differently about how we define, support, […]

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