Involving Latino Families in Schools: Raising Student Achievement Through Home-School Partnerships / Edition 1

Involving Latino Families in Schools: Raising Student Achievement Through Home-School Partnerships / Edition 1

by Concha Delgado Gaitan, Concha Delgado-Gaitan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761931384

ISBN-13: 9780761931386

Pub. Date: 05/28/2004

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The author provides practical strategies for cultivating communication with Latino parents and including the Latino family in developing sustained academic improvement.

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Overview

The author provides practical strategies for cultivating communication with Latino parents and including the Latino family in developing sustained academic improvement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761931386
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/28/2004
Series:
1-Off Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
1,345,523
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
1. Life in Latino Families
Connecting
Sharing Information
Across Generations of Latinos
Staying Involved
Summary
2. Connecting Latino Parents to the Classroom
Understanding Parent Involvement
3. Communicating Across the Home-School Border
Informal Verbal Contacts With Parents
Sharing Information
Visiting Families
Focus Groups
Written Correspondence
Language at Meetings
Staying Involved
Summary
4. Instructing Parents to Teach at Home
Connecting
Sharing Information
Staying Involved
Mentoring Project
Summary
5. Involving Families in the Life of the School
Connecting
Sharing Information
Parents as Advocates
Home Experiences in the Classroom
Parent Volunteers in the School
Staying Involved
Summary
6. Preparing Latino Students for Higher Education
Connecting
Sharing Information
Summary
7. Designing Schoolwide Parent-Involvement Programs
Connecting
Sharing Information
Staying Involved
Summary
8. Forming School-Family-Community Partnerships
National Networking for Assisting Local Schools
Grassroots Organizing for Latino Parent Involvement
College Track Community Program
Summary
Educational and Cultural Informational and Support Resources
Cited and Suggested References
Index

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