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Learning Resources

Resources for Families & Educators

The West Virginia Family Engagement Center curates and creates evidence-based resources for families and educators to strengthen SEAMless family engagement in their schools. Check out our portfolio of resources below and be sure to submit a request via our contact form if a resource is not represented that would be helpful for your child or students.

Our Research Base

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The West Virginia Family Engagement Center utilizes Mapp's Dual Capacity-Building Framework for Family-School Partnerships as its evidence-based framework. Their website provides a wealth of resources to support implementing this framework in your school environment. 

Educator Toolkit

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This informative toolkit is designed to share best practices and helpful strategies for engaging and supporting families during this non-traditional school year. The kit features five core practices for SEAMless family engagement:

  • Welcoming Virtual Environments

  • Two-Way Virtual Communication 

  • Social Emotional Learning and Self-Care 

  • Digital Divide: Communicating Unplugged 

  • Virtual Resources for Families 

Webinar Archive

Online Education

The Strong Families, Stronger Students webinar series include recorded, informational webinars provided to students, families, and educators over the past two years. Topics include:

  • Honoring Family Funds of Knowledge

  • Making the Most of Mindfulness

  • Monitoring Students' Device Usage

  • Social Emotional Learning

WVFEC Recommended Reading

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The West Virginia Family Engagement Center has curated an Amazon List of relevant, evidence-based texts and resources to support various family engagement related needs, including:

  • Family School Partnerships

  • Trauma-Impacted Students

  • Poverty

  • School Attendance

  • Discipline & Behavioral Strategies

Additional Curated Resources

Colorful Books

Learning Virtually

Arts-Based Learning

Social Emotional Learning

Physical & Collaborative Activities

Making Memories

Practicing Mindfulness

Creating a

Learning Space

Maintaining Calm in Stressful Times

Teacher and Student

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