ERIC Number: ED343036
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Aug
Families in Education: Visions for the Future. Bulletin No. 92054.
Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.
Materials for the fifth year of the Wisconsin Families in Education program are included in this document. These materials are intended to help schools to organize more parent and community involvement programs. The material is organized into five packets. The first packet, the introductory packet, contains a discussion of the themes for the year, instructions on using the packets, and a sample information release. The theme of the second packet, targeted to the first quarter, is transitions. Topics include barriers to successful outreach to parents of diverse populations, motivating children, and talking with preteens about sexuality. The theme of the third packet, targeted to the second quarter, is schools and communities: partners for a strong America. Topics include building community patnerships, linking the generations, reaching the community through the magic of theatre, and suggested activities for American Education week. The theme of the fourth packet, targeted to the third quarter, is healthy family lifestyles. Topics include what schools and families can do about alcohol and drug abuse, reaching out to troubled students, and the prevention of domestic violence. The theme of the fifth packet, targeted to the fourth quarter, is taking care of the planet. Topics include organizing an environmental education workshop for parents, home recycling survey, and family homework activities in environmental education. (ABL)
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Family Health, Family Involvement, Family (Sociological Unit), High Risk Students, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, School Community Relationship, Secondary School Students, Transitional Programs
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.
Note: For 1990's packet, see CG 024 049.