Building Family-School Partnerships to Improve Student Outcomes: A Primer for Educators

Building Family-School Partnerships to Improve Student Outcomes: A Primer for Educators

by Christopher G Petr




This practical manual provides systematic guidance to educators regarding how to form better, more effective working partnerships with the families of the students they serve. Includes: · How-to advice that will result in better academic performance for children. · Response to mandates of the No Child Left Behind Act. · A Workbook to assess current family-school partnering efforts by schools. · An Action Plan Outline to set goals and strategies for family-school partnering. · Do's and Don'ts of family interviewing. · Pre-and/or post-Survey of Knowledge and Attitudes about family-school partnering. · Journal for processing thoughts and reactions. For teachers and school administrators. May also be of interest to school counselors, social workers, and special education personnel.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810846852
Publisher: R&L Education
Publication date: 04/28/2003
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 5.74(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.32(d)

About the Author

Christopher G. Petr is a professor at the School of Social Welfare at the University of Kansas.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Acknowledgments Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 1 Getting on Board with the Basics Chapter 4 2 Family-School Partnerships at the Building and Classroom Levels Chapter 5 3 Family-School Partnerships at the Individual Child Level Chapter 6 4 Formulating School Action Plan and Evaluating Progress Chapter 7 Appendix 1 Survey of Knowledge and Attitudes Chapter 8 Appendix 2 Personal Reflection Journal Chapter 9 Appendix 3 Workbook: Building Family-School Partnerships Chapter 10 Resources Chapter 11 About the Author

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