Tag: family

TalkingPoints CEO Selected as a TED Fellow

Heejae Lim is the sole education leader selected to present at TED2022 San Francisco,California (February 22, 2022) — Today, TalkingPoints, a nonprofit working to remove systemic barriers to family engagement, […]

Expanded Roles and Permissions Increase Effective, Equitable Family Engagement

TalkingPoints is just for classroom teachers, right? Wrong! TalkingPoints can actually be used by so many other people in roles across the school building—or even the district—to communicate with families […]

TalkingPoints expands platform to full learning and well-being teams to increase effective, equitable family engagement

Nurses, counselors, bus drivers and other critical staff can connect directly with families through TalkingPoints platform, increasing family engagement San Francisco, California (January 26, 2022) — TalkingPoints, a nonprofit working […]

Elevating Family Voices in the Classroom

Educational theorist Vygotsky saw learning as a social act, where the dialogue between teachers and students creates knowledge. People learn best through interactions with others, and then that knowledge is […]

TalkingPoints Looks Back on 2021

Our team is constantly talking to our school partners to identify the barriers families and educators face in creating strong, enduring family engagement so we can build tools to overcome […]

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Building Perspectives

Exceptional education (EE) can be an academic lifeline for students with unique learning needs. From gifted and talented enrichment to special education services, EE encompasses the supports that many students need to reach their full potential.