What Successful Schools Do To Involve Families

Author: Paula Jameson Whitney
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1510701346
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From traditional forms of communication—such as open houses, parent-teacher conferences, and fundraising efforts—to hot-button topics such as bullying and discipline, this book helps educators bridge the gap between school and home.

What Successful Schools Do To Involve Families

Author: Neal A. Glasgow
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 141295603X
Size: 42.70 MB
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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.

What Successful Science Teachers Do

Author: Neal A. Glasgow
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412972345
Size: 79.13 MB
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This easy-to-use guide features 75 research-based strategies for teachers of students in Grades K–12. Engage your students' creativity and build their science literacy.

Handbook Of School Improvement

Author: Joseph Blase
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412979978
Size: 74.96 MB
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Capturing insights from 20 successful principals, this illuminating book presents real-world strategies that help school leaders refine their administrative skills and generate dramatic improvements in schoolwide achievement.

What Successful Teachers Do

Author: Neal A. Glasgow
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1632209918
Size: 72.86 MB
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Written for novice and seasoned professionals alike, this updated edition of a powerful bestseller provides research-based best practices and practical applications that promote strong instruction and classroom management. The authors translate the latest research into 101 effective strategies for new and veteran K–12 teachers. Updated throughout, and with an entirely new chapter on supporting reading and literacy, this edition presents the strategies in a user-friendly format: The Strategy: a concise statement of an instructional strategy What the Research Says: a brief discussion of the research to provide readers with a deeper understanding of the principles involved Classroom Application: how each strategy can be used in instructional settings Precautions and Possible Pitfalls: caveats to help teachers avoid common problems Sources: a reference list for further reading What Successful Teachers Do is a valuable resource for strengthening teachers' professional development and improving student performance.

Family Involvement In Childrens Education

Author: Janie Funkhouser
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 0788141422
Size: 52.95 MB
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Describes how some schools and their communities have overcome key barriers -- finding the time, increasing their information about each other, bridging school-family differences, improving schools, and tapping external supports to strengthen school-family partnerships. Successful partnerships require the sustained mutual collaboration and support of school staffs and families at home and at school. Business or community groups can also help schools and families to work together. This Book is based on case studies of 20 successful education programs around the country. They include elementary and secondary schools and districtwide programs.

Building Parent Engagement In Schools

Author: Larry Ferlazzo
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1586833421
Size: 32.98 MB
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This work is a report on the positive impact of parental involvement on their child's academics and on the school at large. * Includes four specific real-life examples of parental involvement initiatives: home visits, the use of technology, school/community gardens, and community organizing * Offers bibliographic listings for additional print and online resources * Presents a comprehensive index

School Family And Community Partnerships

Author: Joyce L. Epstein
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781412959025
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This updated edition for building school-community partnerships to increase learning includes new examples, inventories defining leadership roles, and a workshop PowerPoint presentation on CD-ROM.

Putting The Pieces Together

Author: Leila Fiester
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 9780788171451
Size: 26.22 MB
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Addressed primarily to school leaders who want to expand their efforts to help children and families succeed. Illustrates how principals, teachers, and other members of a school staff can reach out to families and the community to build a system of strong support for the healthy development and learning of their children. Includes numerous examples from programs in schools and communities where diverse groups have come together to create a system that enables children to come to school ready to learn every day. Chapters: building collaborative partnerships, conducting a community assessment, finding and developing resources, and more.