“The Power of Family Engagement: How Involved Parents Can Foster a Child’s Self-Advocacy Skills” [Video Replay & Podcast #381]

Episode Description

imageDecades of analysis let us know that a guardian’s shut bond and engagement with their kid results in instructional success. For youngsters with learning differences, this engagement may be paramount to their social and emotional wellbeing — in large part because it unlocks self-advocacy skills.

Research on the National Center for Learning Disabilities strongly suggests that “lack of self-advocacy and self-regulation abilities would possibly give an explanation for why students with learning disabilities who attend any kind of post-secondary school are less more likely to graduate than are scholars without disabilities.” Developing a scholar’s voice right through the fundamental and highschool years builds essential pondering, encourages the child to ask for help when navigating hurdles, and lets them share their struggles and joys to better understand their probabilities. Harnessing family engagement opens a window for parents to lead and make stronger their child’s strengths and to really feel attached as a family.

Here, Michael Nakkula, Ph.D., of the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education, will percentage the have an effect on of empowering pupil advocacy and harnessing mother or father engagement on social-emotional construction, educational success, and total psychological health for college kids with finding out variations.

In this webinar you're going to be informed:

  • How constant father or mother/family engagement plays a vital position in scholars’ academic, social, and emotional learning
  • How to increase and build scholar voice, which has the power to spot a child’s struggles, joys, and chances — and to change the trajectory of his or her long run
  • How attractive together with your kid out of doors of the classroom results in larger probabilities of attending school, creating a career, and life preparedness
  • Practical tactics parents can support a scholar’s voice and building up family engagement

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Meet the Expert Speaker:

Michael Nakkula, Ph.D., is a Professor of Practice and Chair of the Division of Human Development and Quantitative Methods at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education. He teaches courses on adolescent development and the intersection of counseling, mentoring, and schooling inside urban public colleges. Among his publications, Professor Nakkula is the lead author of Understanding Youth: Adolescent Development for Educators (#CommissionsEarned)(2006, Harvard Education Press) and Building Healthy Communities for Positive Youth Development (#CommissionsEarned) (2010, Springer Academic Press). Professor Nakkula’s three-volume edited assortment on chance building for young folks world wide addresses the ways wherein early life perspectives on their future are each supported via and from time to time undermined by means of the chance buildings that encompass them (Adolescent Psychology in Today’s World: Global Perspectives on Risk, Relationships, and Development (#CommissionsEarned), Praeger Press, 2018).


Listener Testimonials

“I was very inspired by means of Michael’s combination of lifestyles experience and current neuroscience research.  I could see my students and my very own son within the descriptions of what it seems like when students have not but advanced their sense of agency and pupil voice.  I indubitably plan to go back and closely overview the slides.”

“Great webinar. Knowing that the presenter can attach individually made it even more interesting.”

“The ideas and strategies discussed all through lately’s program are extraordinarily helpful. Thank you!”


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