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Children's Literacy Development: Making It Happen Through School, Family, and Community Involvement

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Overview

Written in an eloquent and practical style, renown author and recognized national authority on family literacy, Patricia Edwards has carefully selected skills, strategies, and examples of family involvement that will empower educators to successfully implement family involvement initiatives. A timely publication on today's political climate with federal monies going into family literacy, Edwards has deliberately and painstakingly chosen research-based, school-tested ideas as the focus of this book.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205324378
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 10/28/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 313
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Patricia A. Edwards, Professor of Language and Literacy and Senior Researcher at the National Center for the Improvement of Early Reading Achievement at Michigan State University is a recognized national authority on family literacy and the role of families in the learning-to-read-and-write process. She is the author of two nationally acclaimed family literacy programs--Parents as Partners in Reading: A Family Literacy Training Program (2 ed., 1993 Childrens Press), and Talking Your Way to Literacy: A Program to Help Nonreading Parents Prepare Their Children for Reading (Childrens Press, 1990). She is also the co-author with Heather M. Pleasants and Sarah H. Franklin of A Path to Follow: Learning to Listen to Parents (Heinemann, 1999).

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Table of Contents

Foreword.

Preface.

Introduction: My Journey into Family Involvement.

1. Why Family-School Partnerships?

2. Family-School Partnerships: Why Are They So Difficult to Create?

3. Improving Family-School Partnerships: Existing Possibilities.

4. Teacher Preparation for Family Involvement: Effective Strategies.

5. Improving Two-Way Communication: Valuable Directions.

6. Directions for Improving Family-School Partnerships: Action Steps.

Epilogue.

Appendix A: Parent Story: Angela and Timothy Sheffland.

Appendix B: Creating Sharing Time Conversations: Parents and Teachers Work Together.

Appendix C: Mooney's Instrument on Attitudes, Understandings, and Behaviors of Young Children's Reading Development.

Appendix D, E, F, G: Sample of Teachers Scope and Sequence of Parent Involvement Activities.

Appendix H: “What Does an Elementary Teacher Need to Know About Parent Involvement?”

Appendix I: Developing Your Own “Scope and Sequence of Parent Involvement” Activities.

Appendix J: Demographic School Profile.

Appendix K: Demographic Classroom Profile.

Appendix L: School District Student Enrollment Form.

Appendix M: Student Move-In/Move-Out Information Form.

Appendix N: Websites.

Appendix O: Parent Involvement Questionnaire.

Appendix P: Parent Profile and Plan of Action.

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