Promising Partnerships: Ways to Involve Parents in Their Children's Education

Promising Partnerships: Ways to Involve Parents in Their Children's Education

by Lisa J. Harpin

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781607095637
Publisher: R&L Education
Publication date: 12/16/2010
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Lisa Harpin has served as an educator for 28 years and has also worked with families in crises. She currently serves as a dissertation editor and conducts writing seminars for doctoral students at Johnson & Wales University.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Back to School Success: How to Best Prepare for the Year Ahead 3

Chapter 2 Test-Taking 15

Chapter 3 What to Do if a Child Is Having a Problem in School 29

Chapter 4 Mentoring 37

Chapter 5 How to Encourage Reading 51

Chapter 6 Building Self-Esteem 63

Chapter 7 School Violence: Bullying 77

Chapter 8 Promoting Good Decision-Making 91

Chapter 9 Fostering Independence and Improving Reading through Everyday Activities 103

Chapter 10 Celebrating Diversity 113

Afterword 125

References 127

About the Author 135

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