What Successful Schools Do to Involve Families: 55 Partnership Strategies

What Successful Schools Do to Involve Families: 55 Partnership Strategies

by Neal A. Glasgow, Paula Jameson Whitney
     
 

ISBN-10: 141295603X

ISBN-13: 9781412956031

Pub. Date: 12/11/2008

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This resource offers 55 research-based strategies to help educators bridge the gap between school and home by forming effective partnerships with every type of family group.  See more details below

Overview

This resource offers 55 research-based strategies to help educators bridge the gap between school and home by forming effective partnerships with every type of family group.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412956031
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/11/2008
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Sheila E. Durkin
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Introduction
1. Parents, Families, Teachers, and Schools Appreciating and Supporting Each Other
2. Teachers, Students, Families, and Homework
3. Teachers, Students, Families, and Literacy
4. Teachers, Students, Families, and Mathematics
5. Teachers, Schools, Families, and the Special Education Student
6. Looking at the Roles of Non-Parental Caregivers in the Student's Life
7. Communicating With Families and Bridging the Gap Between School and Home
8. Working With Families and Especially Challenging Students
9. Working With Families From Nondominant Cultures
10. Families, Schools, and the Social Aspects of the Classroom
11. The Role of School Administrator: Increasing Student Achievement Through Parent Involvement
Index

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