Parent, Student and Teacher Collaboration: The Power of Three

Parent, Student and Teacher Collaboration: The Power of Three

by Peter Coleman
     
 

ISBN-10: 1853964077

ISBN-13: 9781853964077

Pub. Date: 10/16/1998

Publisher: SAGE Publications

In this accessible book, the author demonstrates that school improvement must start with a reconsideration of school effects upon the home, and home effects upon the school. The students' school experience must acknowledge the daily influence of the family in the classroom. To ignore this 'hidden link' is to remain ignorant about students' lives and motivations,

Overview

In this accessible book, the author demonstrates that school improvement must start with a reconsideration of school effects upon the home, and home effects upon the school. The students' school experience must acknowledge the daily influence of the family in the classroom. To ignore this 'hidden link' is to remain ignorant about students' lives and motivations, and makes it very difficult for educators to improve schools and schooling. Based on extensive research, Parent, Student and Teacher Collaboration provides invaluable guidance and insight.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853964077
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/16/1998
Series:
Administration and Leadership Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Starting Points
Our Beliefs and Assumptions
The Hidden Link
Parent Influences upon Student Commitment
The Good Teacher
Parent Experiences and Preferences
The Levers of Change
The Impact of Teachers on Parents and Students
Varieties of Teacher Collaboration
Seeing the Teacher as Partner
The Responsible Student
Influences on the Development of Responsibility
The Good Teacher
A Student Perspective
Changing Teacher Collaborative Practices
The Power of Three
Lessons for School Improvement

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