ERIC Number: ED076273
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Indian Parent Involvement in Education: A Basic Source Book.
Biglin, James E.; Pratt, Wayne
The source book is designed for parents of American Indian children. The primary objectives are to provide: basic information on the operation of Federal and public schools; practical suggestions on how parents can become involved; and guidelines for the parents to better prepare their children for educational success. Topics include duties of administrators, school services, funding, curriculum, parent-teacher relationships, parents' role in motivating the child, and a self-help guide for a behavior modification program at home. Also available with this source book are 2 slide/cassette presentations. They are "Help Begins at Home": a presentation designed to provide Indian parents with practical suggestions for preparing their pre-school children for school; and "Passing of the Sun": a presentation which provides information on school operations, administration, and parental involvement. (Author/FF)
Descriptors: American Indians, Board of Education Policy, Board of Education Role, Comparative Analysis, Curriculum, Educational Finance, Federal Government, Parent School Relationship, Parent Student Relationship, Policy, Public Schools, School Administration, School Districts, Schools, State School District Relationship, Student School Relationship, Trustees
Northern Arizona University, Box 5774, Flagstaff, Ariz. 86001 ($1.95)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools, Las Cruces, NM.
Note: Slide/cassette presentations (in Navajo and English) to accompany this source book are available on a special order basis