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Extend Learning with Family Playlists

Family Playlists® are a key component of our Accelerate Learning in Early Grades (K-2) program! Family Playlists are hands-on, weekly extension math activities that students lead their family partners through to deepen their learning.

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Key Features

We want you to get the most out of Family Playlists. So, we've integrated a number of features to set you on a smooth course.


  • Designed for students in K-2
  • Aligned to your district’s math curriculum
  • Delivered via text in 100+ languages
  • Includes videos in English and Spanish
  • Activities use materials commonly found at home
  • No log in required - accessible via any mobile web browser
  • Integrates with Clever for simple and secure rostering

Why choose Family Playlists?

Improve outcomes
recent study found that Family Playlists had a statistically significant impact on students’ math test scores, equivalent to four months of additional learning.

Strengthen SEL skills
Students demonstrated 15% greater social emotional learning (SEL) outcomes. The study also found English Language Learner (ELL) students demonstrated 31% greater sense of belonging. 

Gain valuable feedback
Families are invited to provide feedback after completing each activity to communicate with the teacher about their child’s comprehension of the concepts covered in the playlist.

How do Family Playlists work?

Family Playlists are implemented in a simple three step process. Learn how it works through the example of an activity called “Solid Figures.” In this Kindergarten math activity, students practice finding real-world examples of solid figures.

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Step 1

The teacher assigns an activity, such as ”Solid Figures,” from the Family Playlists platform online.

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Step 2

The family partner receives a text message in their preferred language, then clicks on the link in the text message to open the activity in the mobile web browser.

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Step 3

The family partner and child complete the learning game. Then, the family partner records and submits a 1-2 minute video of the child answering a few prompts to show what they learned from the game.

Our teachers love Family Playlists. They shift the homework dynamic from compliance to engagement. Students learn the material better, and our teachers can gain a deeper understanding of each student as a whole child so they can personalize their interactions and improve student outcomes.

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Dr. Ellen Flanagan Partner School Principal

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Case Study

Impact of PowerMyLearning’s Family Playlists

Explore Family Playlists’ impact on student achievement and social emotional learning. 

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Family Playlists is part of our Accelerate Learning for Early Grades (K-2) program. To learn more about this program and Family Playlists, please contact our team! 

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