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The FINE Newsletter shares the newest and best family involvement research and resources from HFRP and other field leaders. Visit our subscription center to receive the FINE Newsletter via email.

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Volume VI, Issue 5, December 11, 2014
December FINE Newsletter: The Role of Organizations in Anywhere, Anytime Learning

Organizations are reducing opportunity gaps by providing families access to resources, expanding families’ social networks, and creating environments that promote a love of learning. Read how they are supporting anywhere, anytime learning—and also find out about SNAPSHOTS!

Volume VI, Issue 4, September 17, 2014
September FINE Newsletter: Around the Clock: The Power of Anytime Learning

Explore programs and strategies that encourage families, schools, and communities to work together to support children’s learning anytime, in the classroom and beyond. Discover how families can carve out time in creative ways to ensure their children’s social-emotional and cognitive success.

August 7, 2014
August Family Involvement News

Highlights include the benefits of parent training in shared reading practices, recommended educational websites and apps, potential solutions to minimize the summer learning gap, promising practices in getting parents "ready" for kindergarten, and much more!

Volume VI, Issue 3, June 9, 2014
June FINE Newsletter: Expanding Opportunity: The Potential of Anywhere, Anytime Learning

Gain a better understanding of family, school and community connections to promote children’s learning anywhere, anytime. Explore innovations in afterschool programs, play spaces, museums, and libraries as they address opportunity gaps and partner with families in their children’s learning.

May 15, 2014
May Family Involvement News

Highlights include a keynote on family engagement in early childhood by HFRP director Heather B. Weiss, tips on reaching out to parents, and reading with the power of technology

Volume VI, Issue 2, April 24, 2014
April FINE Newsletter: Making it Real—Connected Learning in the Digital Age

How can institutions guide families in supporting their children’s digital media use?  Experts tell us how schools, museums, and libraries are incorporating digital media into their work to connect and transform learning experiences of families and children.

Volume VI, Issue 1, February 19, 2014
February FINE Newsletter: How Families Can Enrich Digital Media Learning Experiences for Their Children

Digital media offer exciting opportunities for children to learn anywhere, anytime. Parents are looking for guidance on how to choose quality educational media to enhance their children's learning experiences. In this issue, we take a close look at this important topic to help families and children successfully navigate the world of digital media and learning.

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