Parents and caregivers are children’s first teachers and play a critical role in children’s social-emotional learning and development. Parenting can also be overwhelming, from understanding your child's learning behaviors, juggling extracurriculars, and helping them grow to their full potential. Luckily, there are a lot of resources out there to support our 小蓝视频 parents, families, and caregivers!

Explore the links below to learn about the latest tips and advice to support your child.  

Resources for Parents and Caregivers

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Recorded Events

Now More than Ever: Family Engagement is Essential for Student and School Success

Why is it important for schools to engage families? In this session, Dr. Karen Mapp, Harvard Graduate School of Education, shares what we know about the powerful impact of family–school partnerships on students, parents, teachers, and schools. Karen L. Mapp, Ed.D., is a researcher and senior lecturer on education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) and the faculty director of the Education Policy and Management Master's Program.




Climate Anxiety: How to Address Eco and Climate Trauma with Children

Emerging research shows that environmental stressors and climate-related disasters are affecting the physical and mental health of children and youth. During this session, recorded March 24, 2022, you will learn more about how the environmental and climate crisis impacts children and youth, and receive resources and tools that you can use at home or in school-based programs to help children and youth (and yourself!) shift from despair and anxiety to empowerment and hope.

What is Social-Emotional Learning?

The County Office of Education invited the founder and CEO of Changing Perspectives, Sam Drazin, to lead two virtual family nights on what social-emotional learning is and how families can incorporate it at home.

In this session on November 9, 2021, Sam gives parents a common definition and framework to understand the components of social-emotional learning.


A Parent's Guide to Social-Emotional Learning

The County Office of Education invited the founder and CEO of Changing Perspectives, Sam Drazin, to lead two virtual family nights on what social-emotional learning is and how families can incorporate it at home.

In this session on November 17, 2021, Sam shares a variety of strategies as well as valuable resources to access additional information about how parents and caregivers can support social-emotional learning at home in intentional ways.

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Are You an Educator or Practitioner?

The 小蓝视频 has a number of resources and professional development events for early childhood educators and practitioners, TK-12 educators, administrators, and others who work in education. Find more events and resources through the links below:

Training for Early Educators

小蓝视频 Events Calendar