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The Parent-Teacher Partnership: How to Work Together for Student Achievement

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Overview

With the National PTA’s Standard for School-Family-Community Partnership as a framework, this guide offers advice for resolving common points of contention between parents and teachers, such as the most productive use of a parent–teacher conference, the best at-home environment for doing homework, the helpfulness of parental rewards for classroom performance, and a teacher’s role in supporting a student with an at-home crisis. This solution manual draws from real-world experiences of parents, teachers, and administrators to tackle issues of communication, parenting skills, classroom volunteering, and mutual respect.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781569762172
  • Publisher: Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/1/2008
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 10.02 (w) x 8.02 (h) x 0.33 (d)

Meet the Author

Scott Mandel has been an educator for more than 25 years and is the founder and developer of Teachers Helping Teachers, a website for educators. He is the author of Improving Test Scores and The New-Teacher Toolbox. He lives in Northridge, California.

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Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     vi
Introduction     vii
Communicating     1
Parenting     21
Student Learning     43
Volunteering     61
School Decision Making and Advocacy     79
Collaborating with Community     95
Respect     111
Bibliography     125
Index     127
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