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ERIC Number: ED344962
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
How Families Teach, Support, Learn, Make Decisions: Ways for Families To Help Children Do Better in School = Como las Familias Ensenan, Apoyan, Aprenden, Toman Decisiones: Como las Familias Ayudan a los Ninos a Mejorar en la Escuela.
RMC Research Corp., Hampton, NH.; Chapter 1 Technical Assistance Center, Hampton, NH. Region A.
This booklet contains ideas about how families can help children in school in the following basic ways by: (1) teaching their children; (2) learning new things to help their children learn; (3) supporting children and the school; and (4) making decisions about what and how children learn. For each of these areas, a chart is included so that families can evaluate and record their progress in specific activities. In addition, suggestions are given to help parents understand and use student progress reports. Another area discussed is meeting with the teacher and using the information from parent conferences. Definitions are provided for some terms commonly used in talking about Chapter 1 programs. A final section lists six resources that parents can turn to for more help in supporting children in school. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Decision Making, Definitions, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Involvement, Family Role, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Conferences, Parent Participation, Parents as Teachers, Secondary School Students, Social Support Groups, Student Motivation
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. Compensatory Education Programs.
Authoring Institution: RMC Research Corp., Hampton, NH.; Chapter 1 Technical Assistance Center, Hampton, NH. Region A.
Identifiers: Education Consolidation Improvement Act Chapter 1; Progress Reporting; Supportive Learning Environments