ERIC Number: ED105618
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: N/A
Home-School Interaction: Project LEM.
Hackensack Public Schools, NJ.
An essential part of establishing Project LEM (Learning Experience Module), a program designed for multiage groupings in open-space schools, was the development of a multifaceted informational approach to help assure that facts replaced rumors and enthusiasm replaced parental anxiety. The LEM staff believes that good public relations call for parents neither being "sold" nor merely kept informed but, rather, for parents to participate in helping to develop the program and the climate for improved learning. Thus, the goal for Project LEM became the total commitment to community involvement on the part of the Project Director and every staff member. This commitment found expression in a citizen advisory council, mini-teas, parent workshops, individual parent-teacher conferences, home visitations, open houses, class visitations, and an open door policy. (Author/IRT)
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Communication (Thought Transfer), Elementary Education, Facility Improvement, Home Visits, Inservice Education, Multigraded Classes, Open Plan Schools, Parent Attitudes, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Parent Teacher Conferences, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Parent Workshops, Public Relations, School Community Relationship
Project LEM, Hackensack Public Schools, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601 (Free, Additional charge for quantity orders)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.; New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton.
Authoring Institution: Hackensack Public Schools, NJ.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title III