Illustrative Mathematics, Family Engagement Lab, and Partnership for Los Angeles Schools Collaborate to Support Family Engagement in Math
IM K– 5 Math is the very first mathematics curriculum to be supported by the FASTalk household engagement tool. FASTalk builds partnerships in between instructors and households by sharing at-home learning activities via text messages in each familys house language.
Through the partnership with Partnership for Los Angeles Schools, IM and Family Engagement Lab will support taking part teachers and families with weekly SMS text messages that consist of tips and activities lined up with the IM K– 5 Math curriculum. The FASTalk text messages, which are offered in more than 100 languages, will be pre-loaded and pre-scheduled to match teacher pacing guides and reinforce the IM class curriculum every week.
” Were delighted to partner with Family Engagement Lab to extend math knowing to the house in a way that is both impactful and simple for hectic teachers,” said Kristin Umland, president and co-founder of IM. “The FASTalk text are thoroughly developed to support IMs problem-based educational design with welcoming, inclusive activities that families can incorporate into their everyday regimens. With instructors and moms and dads pursuing the exact same standards-based goals weekly, we can support trainees interest for math and help them become lifelong mathematics learners.”
” Family engagement in knowing is an effective lever to advance equitable instructional results. When studying the impact of FASTalk on trainee literacy results, weve seen some of the best advantages for students with the greatest amount of incomplete knowing, trainees from low-income backgrounds, and students from linguistically diverse backgrounds,” said Dr. Elisabeth OBryon, primary impact officer and co-founder of Family Engagement Lab. “Were delighted to sign up with forces with Illustrative Mathematics to pair FASTalk with high-quality mathematics instructional materials and supply households with prompt material to support students mathematics learning in your home.”
Illustrative Mathematics (IM) and Family Engagement Lab have actually partnered to bridge class curriculum and at-home knowing in primary school mathematics. Through this collaboration, Family Engagement Lab will align its FASTalk (Families and Schools Talk) household engagement tool with the IM K– 5 Math curriculum. Together, the 2 nonprofits will team up with Partnership for Los Angeles Schools to make the brand-new tool available at getting involved pilot websites in Los Angeles Unified School District beginning this month.
About the Partnership for Los Angeles Schools
Introduced in 2007, the Partnership is a nonprofit organization that serves 14,200 students throughout 19 TK-12 schools in Watts, Boyle Heights and South Los Angeles, California. The Partnership is among the largest, in-district public school change companies in the U.S., and its model combines the rigor and development of educational management programs with authentic community collaborations and household engagement to change district public schools and lead system-wide reforms. The Partnership is not a charter company. As an in-district partner, the Partnership works within the Los Angeles Unified School District context, which consists of honoring all collective bargaining agreements for its teachers and school personnel.
About Family Engagement Lab
Family Engagement Lab is a national not-for-profit that catalyzes fair household engagement and student knowing by bridging classroom curriculum and at-home knowing for historically underserved families. Its signature tool, FASTalk, shares engaging, at-home finding out activities via text messages in each households house language.
About Illustrative Mathematics
Illustrative Mathematics (IM) and Family Engagement Lab have actually partnered to bridge classroom curriculum and at-home learning in primary school mathematics. Through this collaboration, Family Engagement Lab will align its FASTalk (Schools and households Talk) household engagement tool with the IM K– 5 Math curriculum.” Were delighted to partner with Family Engagement Lab to extend math knowing to the house in a way that is both easy and impactful for hectic teachers,” said Kristin Umland, president and co-founder of IM. The Partnership is one of the largest, in-district public school improvement companies in the U.S., and its model integrates the rigor and innovation of training management programs with genuine neighborhood collaborations and family engagement to change district public schools and lead system-wide reforms. Household Engagement Lab is a nationwide not-for-profit that catalyzes equitable family engagement and trainee knowing by bridging classroom curriculum and at-home learning for historically underserved families.
Illustrative Mathematics is a nonprofit company dedicated to creating a world where all learners understand, use, and enjoy mathematics. We offer access to high-quality educational materials, professional knowing, and a community to support all students mathematical growth. Discover more at IllustrativeMathematics.org.