Public Media: Connecting Family Learning Across Settings

Public Media: Connecting Family Learning Across SettingsPublic media stations play a powerful part in connecting families with broadcast and digital resources, local activities, and events that inspire children to learn about the topics that excite them most.

The Families Learning Across Boundaries (FamLAB) Project surveyed more than 400 library professionals, 1,550 parents, and 600 pre-K through grade 8 teachers in the United States about how they support 3–12-year-old children’s learning in their communities.

This tipsheet offers research-based suggestions for public media professionals interested in finding creative yet practical ways to create partnerships and serve their communities.

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