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Families, Communities, Schools [microform] : Learning Together. Fall 1996. Bulletin No. 97110 / Ruth Anne Landsverk
Bib ID 5606356
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Landsverk, Ruth Anne
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Description [S.l.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1996 
39 p. 

This compilation of 19 articles provides ideas and solutions for creating and improving family, community, and school partnerships. A broad variety of topics are covered including: (1) ideas for celebrating American Education Week; (2) 10 tips for family reading; (3) reading aloud to older children; (4) using take-home folders to inspire kindergartners to love reading; (5) 25 ideas for communicating curriculum goals to families; (6) teacher tips for communicating with families to ensure student success; (7) parent advisory councils; (8) tips for family involvement practices at the high school level; (9) characteristics of successful partnership schools; (10) steps and questions for schools to use to get organized with family-community-school partnership efforts; (11) three samples of family-school partnership board policies; (12) the national family-school partnership mission statement and partnership promise; (13) tips for connecting immigrant parents and schools; (14) involving parents in schoolwork through the Teachers Involve Parents in Schoolwork (TIPS) program; (15) teaching character education including courage, honesty, respect, and responsibility; (16) directory of resources for family-community-school partnerships; (17) 6 types of family-community participation; and (18) checklist for schools for making partnerships work. (SD)


Availability: Families in Education Program, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 125 South Webster Street, P.O. Box 7841, Madison, WI 53707-7841.

ERIC Note: For Fall 1995 edition, see ED 392 524. For Spring 1996 edition, see ED 402 005.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18:

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Children.  |  Communication Skills.  |  Community Involvement.  |  Community Programs.  |  Cooperative Programs.  |  Elementary Secondary Education.  |  Family School Relationship.  |  Parent Participation.  |  Parent Role.  |  Parent School Relationship.  |  Parent Student Relationship.  |  Parent Teacher Cooperation.  |  Parents as Teachers.  |  School Community Relationship.  |  Wisconsin
Form/genre Guides, Non-Classroom.  |  Opinion Papers.
Other authors/contributors Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison
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