This breakthrough book features concrete strategies that foster strong family-school partnerships which, in turn, help guarantee student success. The strategies, which enable teachers to interact with diverse families, include class and school demographic profiles, parenting contracts, parent vision statements, and parent informant literacy groups. Home-school communication and cooperation are lifelines that will improve the academic achievement of all children regardless of race or economic status, cultural or linguistic background. For use with Grades KÐ6.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Defining Parent/Family Involvement 8
Chapter 2 Creating a Welcoming Environment for Parents 17
Chapter 3 Addressing Challenges Faced by Your Students' Families 42
Chapter 4 Soliciting Helpful Information from Parents 56
Chapter 5 Getting Parents More Involved 74