Unleashing the Untapped Teaching Potential within Families
May 2023

Unleashing the Untapped Teaching Potential within Families

Springboard Collaborative CEO & Founder Alejandro Gibes de Gac, University of Delaware (confirmed) Unidel H. Rodney Sharp Professor of Education Roberta Golinkoff, Learning Heroes Founder and President Bibb Hubbard, Rhode Island Department of Education Commissioner of Education Angélica Infante-Green, and Author Michael Horn discuss unleashing the untapped teaching potential within families at the 2023 ASU+GSV Summit.

In the United States, there is a deeply held conviction that education is the great equalizer. Indeed it can be—but only if we look beyond the four walls of the classroom and support families as critical partners in student learning. Tune into this thought-provoking conversation exploring the most persistent blind spot in the American education system: parents. Research finds that families—not schools—are the biggest determinants of children’s learning. Nonetheless, parents are conspicuously absent from the dialogue.


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